In our first livestock equipment post, we discussed Farmall tractors. Today we look at hay and forage equipment for any size operation.
As farm chores change, the versatility of Case IH equipment remains the same. With extensive tractor and attachment lines, livestock farmers can move from feedlot to hayfield with ease. What Case IH haying equipment is used on your farm? (more…)
This is the first season for the Case IH LB4 large square baler, and it was one of the many pieces of Case IH hay and forage equipment that was on display last week at the 2013 Farm Progress Hay Expo in Waukon, Iowa. Have you used the new LB4 baler? (more…)
The first day of Farm Progress Hay Expo was perfect for making hay. That might have kept some producers – who were hungry to get hay put up at home – at bay, but the event posed an excellent opportunity to see firsthand the latest in hay and forage equipment. Did you attend Hay Expo or were you in the field, trying to get hay up? (more…)
Here’s some good news on the quality assurance front: Case IH and BaleKeeper™ brand plastic twines for both round and square balers meet tough new industry standards for quality, testing, labeling, performance and country of origin. (more…)
In an effort to help producers Be Ready to meet the challenges and opportunities of the future, the Case IH theme at the 2012 Farm Progress Show is, “More capability, less complexity.” The best technological advances are the ones that help simplify and streamline your activity. Because customer input drives product innovation at Case IH, every new advance is targeted at letting growers work longer, smarter and simpler. (more…)
The 26th Annual Farm Progress Hay Expo was held last week in Boone, Iowa, on the same site at which the Farm Progress Show will take place in late-August. The 10-acre exhibit field featured manufacturers and distributors showcasing their hay and forage products to interested farmers. (more…)
The first day of the Farm Progress Hay Expo attracted a substantial crowd, even while storm clouds loomed above during most of the afternoon. Later that evening, a much-needed rain saturated Central Iowa, but it wasn’t enough to stop the show during a beautiful summer day on Thursday. The Expo, held in Boone, Iowa, is a good opportunity for Case IH to spotlight its equipment to interested customers. (more…)
As part of the Field of Deals sales event, we asked producers a series of question related to some of the featured equipment, including what they would do if they won a 2012 Ram truck. One young woman feels her dad deserves a decent truck for everything he’s done to help her. And a rancher told us the first thing he’d do is “put it in its work clothes.” Watch this video to see and hear what other farmers and ranchers would do if they were to win the truck. (more…)
We wrap-up our series on hay production with guest blogger Kevin Shinners, Ph.D., Professor of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who can help you gain insight and Be Ready for the upcoming growing season. Here he shares his thoughts on new telematics technology and how it can help improve efficiencies on-farm. (more…)
Case IH has made the winter farm show circuit and enjoyed visiting with many of you at these premier events. We hope the conversations we had with you, along with a look at our equipment, will help you Be Ready to take on the upcoming growing season.
What shows did you attend this winter? Leave a comment and let us know. Here’s a recap of a few of the recent winter shows: (more…)