Andy Thompson with Yetter Mfg., shares the company’s new single disc fertilizer coulter that runs on an angle that features either an 18-inch disc for planter or a 20-inch version that can be attached to sidedress toolbars.
Jim Davison with Hypro, debuts the company’s ProStop-E sprayer valve that allows for individual nozzle control and give uses more individual on-off control at 0.12 seconds open to close. The valve can also be connected to a GPS map to shut off nozzles according to GPS location in the field.
Dave Benson with Bestway Inc. introduces Bestway's new NTX 1500 sprayer line. The NTX series will be built in conjunction with Field-PRO IV Series sprayers and share the same FiberWorks Boom System and patented V-Ride Variable Ride Boom Suspension.
The initial results from the Mitas PneuTrac concept field tests show the advantages of its larger footprint and better tractive force over standard but also IF agricultural tires. The footprint of the 600/65 R38 and 480/85R28 PneuTrac is significantly larger than a standard and VF-rated tire. Mitas is conducting field tests in Europe with a John Deere 6150R tractor mounted with 480/65 R28 PneuTrac on the front axle and 600/65 R38 PneuTrac on the rear.
Mark Wuethrich, engineer with 360 Yield Center, shares the company’s conceptual design for its YieldSaver tool which uses a paddle formation to guide corn kernels on a corn head, minimizing loss by as much as 60%.
Tim Heins, product manager with Raven Industries, highlights features of the company’s new 600S GPS receiver, which is fully upgradable to satellite GS and RTK, for users looking for higher accuracy positioning.
Caleb Schleder, tactical marketing manager for AGCO Gleaner Combines, introduces the company’s new series of combine cornheads, which offer “tip-to-tip” productivity, including increased chopping capability and better residue management.
Eric Lund, president of Veris Technologies, discusses the company’s new Implement Series (I-Series) soil sensing tool, which can attach to a tillage implement and reduce the cost of data collection, while creating a broader window to analyze field samples.
Eric Lund, president of Veris Technologies, discusses the company’s new Utility Series (U-Series) soil sensing tool, which measures both electrical soil conductivity and soil organic matter on the go, using less horsepower.
Matt Wolters, marketing manager for SureFire Ag, unveils the 3rd-generation model of the QuickDraw 3000 at the 2019 Farm Progress Show. The system includes carrier blending for 3 products, a 10” screen that’s 6 times brighter than the previous model, iPad app for remote display and remote start batch, and auto batch calculation for easier chemical mixing and loading of the sprayer.
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.