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Let Each Seed Reach Its Full Potential

At Case IH, we know how important maximizing time and getting the most out of every seed is to our customers. That is why we focus on Agronomic Design and improving the soil-seed-plant environment.  (more…)

From warm weather in the South in early March to snow and then floods in May in the Midwest, farmers have had to deal with just about every weather condition while trying to plant. Our crop production specialists have shared their reports during this unpredictable season. We’d like to hear your planting report. Are you still trying to wrap up planting? How much rain did you get over the holiday weekend?  (more…)

Today’s guest blogger is Mark Swanson, Case IH Crop Production Specialist covering eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. A 29-year veteran with Case IH, Mark has specialized in planters since 2006. Read his report and let us know if crops in your area are starting to emerge. (more…)

2013 Planting Report: Catching Up in the Dakotas

Categories: Field Reports

Today’s guest blogger is Tom Peterson, Case IH Crop Production Specialist covering northwestern Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas. Peterson grew up on a farm in east central South Dakota. The farm started as a dairy farm and transitioned to only producing corn and soybeans. Prior to joining Case IH, Peterson worked as a sales manager for a seed treatment and micronutrient fertilizer business and worked for a financial receivables company that emphasized agribusiness. Read his report and let us know how soil conditions are in your area. (more…)

This week’s planting report comes from C.J. Parker, Case IH Crop Production Specialist covering Michigan, northwest Ohio and the northern half of Indiana. C.J. grew up on a corn and soybean farm in Dwight, Ill., about 80 miles south of Chicago. His dad, uncle and cousin still operate the farm. At Case IH for more than two years, C.J. spent the previous five years as a seed production agronomist. Read his report and let us know if you’re dealing with weeds in any of your fields and how you’re getting rid of them. (more…)

Kyle Riesberg, Case IH Crop Production Sales Specialist who covers virtually all of Kansas (all but two Kansas Case IH dealers are in his territory), files the following planting report. Kyle grew up on a corn and soybean farm in western Iowa and started with Case IH in January 2008 as a Planter Product Specialist.

Read his report below and let us know if planting has started in your area. We want to hear from you! (more…)

Today we begin a new series of planting reports from Case IH crop specialists who provide field support to producers and dealers throughout North America. These Case IH experts work side by side with producers to help the planting season go smoothly. (more…)

Whether you’re planting soybeans into corn stalk residue, rice into a stale seedbed, canola or winter wheat, the Precision Disk single-disk air drills provide Agronomic Design benefits, increased productivity and greater versatility to help your bottom line and make every seed count.     (more…)

Shifting Crop Patterns and Practices

Categories: Agronomic Design

The past two posts in our agronomic challenges series have discussed soil compaction and crop residue. In our last installment with Case IH experts and moderator Jim Patrico, senior editor of DTN/The Progressive Farmer, who were at this year’s AG CONNECT Expo, we learn about managing risks associated with shifting crop patterns and practices. How are you managing risk on your operation?
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Managing Crop Residue

Categories: Agronomic Design

On the Be Ready Stage at the recent AG CONNECT Expo, Jim Patrico, senior editor of DTN/The Progressive Farmer, talked with three Case IH experts about managing agronomic challenges in 2013. In our last post, we included video featuring main points from their discussion on soil compaction. (more…)