We’re halfway through this week. In case you haven’t seen it, here’s a summary of the most recent news.
Crop Production and Machinery
The latest Ag Economy Barometer was released on Tuesday and four of every 10 large-scale farmers and ranchers report difficulties in buying inputs ranging from fertilizer to farm equipment parts.
“Supply chain issues continue to haunt the agricultural sector,” said economists James Mintert and Michael Langemeier, who oversee the barometer. “Forty-five percent of respondents said that tight farm machinery inventories impacted their machinery purchase plans and 39% of producers in this month’s survey said they’ve experienced difficulty in purchasing crop inputs for the 2022 crop season.”
Want to increase crop productivity by 2022? Managing soil compaction is a key and the University of Minnesota Extension Northern Soil Compaction Conference is a great place to learn from experts and receive technical advice to increase yields and profit. The virtual conference will take place January 26 and 27, 2012.
Cover crops are an integral part of regenerative agriculture. They are generally considered valuable by environmentalists to be a valuable practice in traditional farming. It is a method of farming that seeks to restore soil health and reduce emissions. Learn more from Midwest farmers on the use of cover crops on their farms in this article.
With the introduction of the all-electric T7X compact track loader, Bobcat is advancing the future of how work is done while eliminating carbon emissions.
Source: Successful Farming