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.
From ground-engaging pull-type models to highly productive self-propelled applicator equipment, Case IH offers a full line of application solutions that help feed, protect and nurture crops — from start to finish through every season.
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.
As you evaluate what the latest technology can bring to your farming operation, it’s helpful to know what these advancements can do for you today, as well as how they might play into future offerings.
Jim Tubbs and his son, George, have farmed about 9,000 acres on their operation in western Kansas, which was homesteaded some 100 years ago by their family. However, the Case IH equipment they use is new to them.
Diverse farming operations around the world require varying levels of automation. This technology can advance the precision farming solutions already in place on all types of farming operations — including yours. But it’s helpful to understand how these advancements can fit the way you farm.
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.
If stored properly, your hay can be kept for long periods of time without nutrient loss. Whether round or square, large or small bales, using the best twine or wrap is important to preserve hay quality and bale integrity.
Whether you’re digging into the benefits a yield monitor can bring to your farm or you’re interested in exploring the potential varying levels of autonomy holds, Case IH can help you determine how these innovations fit your individual operation.