No-till November, a program related to human health as well as to farmers and soil health, is growing in popularity.
In the semi-arid portions of the West, maximum moisture accumulation in fallow fields is the goal of farmers rotating wheat with fallow. Stewart Wuest, ARS soil scientist at the Soil and Water Conservation Research Unit in Adams, Oregon, recently gave a lecture at the Unit on his research and observations on this subject over the […]
Harvest and tillage practices this fall will set the stage for crop performance next spring. Justin Render, product specialist with Kinze Manufacturing, offers five recommendations to help farmers set themselves up for success in 2019 with their soil and residue management practices: Minimize compaction: Wet weather and saturated soils increase the risk of compaction during harvest, […]
In a pair of machinery announcements that came out today from John Deere, the focus was on tillage — in a big way. The new equipment — 2630 Series Disks and Vertical Tillage tools — incorporates Deere’s on-the-go precision control TruSet Technology. The 2620 Series tillage tools are intended to bring greater control to light, medium […]
Farmers today combine their love of the land with technology to work more efficiently, while improving water quality and soil health and reducing erosion.
John Deere is showcasing new and upgraded products at its Moline, Illinois, Harvester Works facility.
John Deere recently introduced two new next-generation secondary tillage tools, designed from “below the ground up” to work faster and smarter … making customers more productive while effectively handling tough soil conditions and high levels of crop residue at speeds up to 10 mph. “Producers are continually demanding more from their tillage equipment in terms […]