In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Midwest Bio-Tech, we hear from long-time no-tiller Steve Groff, who explains everything from hemp basics to best methods for weed control, general fertility tips, and what can go wrong with your hemp crop. Read More
If, like many farmers, you can’t imagine driverless farm equipment on your place, and take comfort in the thought autonomous farming is still years away and your current methods are working quite well, one long-time ag engineer says technological limits and population trends across the globe may be working against you. Read More
A technical bulletin released detailing the feasibility of cover crops in southwest Colorado and southeast Utah painted a mix picture, but still drew some favorable conclusions for the future of covers in semi-arid climates. Read More
Hatton, Mo., no-tiller Luke Linnenbringer talks about the roller attachment he built for his John Deere 7300 planter to flatten cereal rye at planting. Linnenbringer rolls, plants, sprays herbicides and applies fertilizer all in one pass. “I’ve had conventional soybeans that I’ve not gone back to check until harvest. It’s a two-pass system,” he says. Read More
Up until last week, dicamba-related complaints in Illinois were minimal for 2019. A recent uptick in complaints, however, dashed any hope that off-target issues would be less this year than during the previous two growing seasons, according to the University of Illinois. Read More
Learn the latest in agronomic research being conducted in the University of Wisconsin's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Includes field tours, presentations and a special session showcasing hemp grain and fiber research results.
Finding solutions to the problems farmers face is what inspired Harry and Etta Yetter to open a small machine shop in west central Illinois in the 1930s. Today, four generations later, Yetter continues the tradition of solving agricultural problems to meet the needs of producers all over the world.
Needham Ag understands the role of technology in making better use of limited resources within a specific environment by drawing on a wealth of global experience to overcome the challenges facing today's farmers, manufacturers and dealers.