Ag Issues & Insights
You’ve worked hard all year to keep your farm running at peak productivity, and now you’re getting ready for the winter. Make sure your productivity extends into the way you winterize your machines, so the equipment you operate can keep up with winter temperatures and equipment that is stored for the winter can hit the dirt running when it rolls out of the shed next year.
When hardship hits your farm, the last thing you need is to be bogged down by concerns about how you’ll meet your obligations. CNH Industrial Capital understands the importance of peace of mind during tough times, so you can attend to your family, your livestock and rebuilding your operation.
Whether monitoring fields from the ground or from up above, you’re bound to find a handful of problem areas that have you stumped. A plant analysis can be a useful diagnostic tool. And in many regions, the window to gather samples is open.
Case IH believes strongly that member organizations bring great value to agriculture. Our more than 20 years of unwavering support for Farm Bureau only solidifies that belief. Information sharing, one-on-one interactions and ongoing involvement greatly enhance our understanding about the needs and issues important to you.
Although some might consider it counting your chickens before they’re hatched, yield estimating can be a valuable planning and harvest preparedness tool. Best of all, it’s relatively easy, requiring only a little of your time and a few simple calculations.
It’s understandable if putting your combine through its paces isn’t high on your to-do list right now. But between caring for your crops and preparing for the county fair, and between putting up hay and attending your kids’ ballgames, harvest time can sneak up on us.
Whether you’re still working around the weather to get those last fields planted or your crops are emerged and well on their way, an effective field scouting plan will give your crops the best opportunity to reach their full yield potential.
You invest a lot in your equipment. You expect it to be ready to roll — and keep rolling — when you need it, in the toughest conditions. You can help ensure your machines meet these demands by protecting and maintaining them only with the best filters and lubricants.
There are no shortcuts to a safe harvest. That’s why Case IH — as it has done annually for more than 30 years — recently launched its ProHarvest support tour with a safety training session.
In many parts of the country, this planting season provided a great reminder about how easily windows for fieldwork open and close. If — rather than spending a day or two preparing your planter — you’d prefer to be in the field planting next spring, take the time now to properly store your planter.