Flying drones after the growing season is a great time to reexamine the possibilities of how added aerial intelligence can enhance the various aspects of your farming operation.
It’s one thing to test equipment when soil, moisture and other conditions are just right. But to truly evaluate performance, you need to measure it against the toughest conditions. That’s exactly what one of the country’s most well-known farm families did this spring. And the 2000 series Early Riser® planter delivered.
Seedbed preparation starts at harvest with even residue distribution out the back of your combine. But it’s the next step that sets up your fields for success come spring — if you choose the right tillage tool and get it set right.
Of all the hats you’ll wear between now and the end of the season, your crop residue manager hat might be the most important. How well you wear it will help determine yields next year and beyond.
As you work harder to take advantage of market opportunities, you need equipment that gives you the ability to adjust on the go. The new 2140 Early Riser® pivot fold planter from Case IH provides the flexibility to keep your farming operation nimble and efficient.
It’s easy to get used to the tools and practices you’ve been using on your operation for years. Fortunately, farm-show season is a great way to find new products and learn new information to improve your returns.
If walking your fields this summer feels a bit like riding a roller coaster — even on your most level ground — make sure you walk some fields planted by a 2000 series Early Riser® planter. The consistency fencerow-to-fencerow is likely to sooth your queasiness.
With today’s margins, any hiccup, large or small, impacts your returns. Still, when it comes down to it, harvest is the true measure of success and a big determining factor of future successes. Kevin Hruska, who farms over 44,000 acres near Gerald, Saskatchewan, will tell you his high-efficiency harvest starts with the Axial-Flow® combine.
To be sure, efficiency is neither a new nor unusual goal in farming. But it’s reassuring to know that when conditions dictate, we’ve got the tools and the drive to accomplish even more in a tighter time frame. That’s precisely the scenario that’s played out across the western Corn Belt this spring.
You only get one chance to get your crop planted right — planted in a way that helps ensure fast, uniform emergence and gives plants the best opportunity to achieve their full yield potential. So before you head to the field, we hope you take a few minutes to hear what Case IH Planter Marketing Manager Tony McClelland has to say about planting success.