While much of the farming industry has been decimated by the global coronavirus pandemic, ranchers practicing regenerative ranching and direct marketing have actually seen sales soaring, according to a new documentary series. Read More
Despite the environmental benefits of no-till agriculture, farmers often hesitate to change to this management approach due to uncertain economic returns. Newly-released results from long-term research at Michigan State University says no-till practices provide consistent benefits over conventional agriculture methods. Read More
Frankfort, Ind., no-tiller Jeff Need discusses the John Deere 1690 air seeder he uses to seed soybeans, which is outfitted with a Needham Ag narrow gauge wheel, spike closing wheel, seed-firming tabs and narrow firming wheel to optimize seed placement into the slot. Read More
Addressing a gathering of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water, Russell Hedrick of Hickory, N.C., shares a presentation on the impacts on water quality that can be realized by utilizing regenerative ag practices, such as growing cover crops, reducing soil disturbance, maintaining soil armor, and integrating livestock.
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.