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Soil compaction is one of those things that happens when you’re trying to get ahead. Instead, it can set your fields back for years. Consider the consequences before you try to gain a day or two this spring.

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Track technology is becoming more popular as customers look for equipment that offers the best maneuverability with the least amount of compaction. Case IH now has integrated this technology in the Magnum™ Rowtrac™ tractors. These tractors are fitted with tires in the front and tracks in the back, allowing for minimum compaction with maximum traction and ease of use.

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Heavy rains were welcome in drought areas in Iowa and Nebraska last week. However, they stalled planting progress, and the longer the delay, the greater risk for drop in yield potential.  (more…)

Case IH takes great pride in the Steiger® tractor. Since 1957, Steiger tractors have been known for their unmatched power, dependability and reliability. This video shares insights on the exclusive Case IH Steiger Quadtrac® design and what farmers are saying about it. (more…)

Over the past several weeks, we’ve gone in-depth about what it takes to achieve photocopy plant stands in the field. This Be Ready blog series covered the six primary agronomic drivers of seed placement accuracy when planting:  (more…)

This post continues our Be Ready blog series looking at the six agronomic drivers that impact photocopy plants; this installment focuses on compaction. (more…)

This is the fourth installment in the Be Ready blog series on photocopy plants. This week’s post discusses the importance of good seed-to-soil contact. (more…)

Agronomic Design Principles: Soil Tilth

Categories: Agronomic Design

In the third installment of our Agronomic Design principles blog series, we’re talking about how maintaining proper soil tilth is essential in creating the best possible growing environment for plants.  One challenge to this is moisture control, says Dr. Randy Raper, Professor at Oklahoma State University. (more…)

At Farm Progress Show 2013, Case IH introduced the Steiger® Rowtrac™ 500, the highest horsepower tracked row crop tractor on the market.

How could a Steiger Rowtrac help your operation Be Ready to meet future challenges and opportunities? Let us know in the comments section below. (more…)