Whether you store your hay, feed it to livestock or sell it, you need the right tools to harvest at peak nutrition. DJ Wassenaar, owner of County Line Custom Farming in Jarvis, Ontario, uses Case IH equipment to improve alfalfa quality for his 150+ customers and reap the benefits of high-efficiency hay.
If you know dairy, you know a cow has four stomachs and 32 teeth, weighs around 1,400 pounds and requires about 30 to 50 gallons of water and 50 pounds of dry matter each day to produce 55 pounds of milk.1 If you know dairy, you also know June is National Dairy Month.
With your know-how, the right equipment, the latest technology and a little bit of weather luck, high-quality hay is a beautiful — not to mention, valuable — thing. We call it high-efficiency hay.
Save big on operation efficiency with the Case IH Spring Sales Event! Now through June 30, 2017, you can finance a Case IH Farmall® series tractor, Puma® series tractor or Maxxum® series tractor, along with select hay and forage equipment, at zero percent for up to 72 months.
As you wait for your fields to dry (or thaw) and prepare to hit the ground running, don’t forget to take a walk — across your hayfields. Spring is the best time to evaluate alfalfa stands, consider fertility and pest control, and prepare for a timely harvest.
High-quality hay production is an art form that brings together equipment, technology and a whole lot of know-how. Case IH has you covered on all three counts, but there’s always room to learn more. Alfalfa U is a great place to do just that.
Year in and year out, the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show proves itself as one of agriculture’s biggest and most important industry events. Among the business meetings, seminars and special events, be sure to pencil in a visit with your friends at Case IH. We’d sure enjoy meeting you.
As you make plans to attend your favorite organizations’ annual meetings and conventions early this year, be sure to pencil in a visit with Case IH. You’ll find us at events across the country. We’d sure enjoy meeting you and learning about your operation.
In farming — regardless of market conditions — it’s always wise to strive for maximum efficiency in time and resources. The Case IH Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) is one of the rare technologies that can deliver both. And it’s available in models across the Case IH tractor lineup.
Winter feeding season plays a big role in livestock performance. It’s also one of the most important factors in how your bottom line stacks up. As you prepare for this critical season, here are several considerations that can help you strike a balance between productivity and cost management.