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Terry Snack, Case IH Combine Product Specialist for Illinois, Missouri and Eastern Iowa, joins us again to share comments from two of his Case IH customers about the performance of their Axial-Flow combines.  (more…)

Recently, we told you about the exclusive Case IH Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. We continue that discussion in this guest blog by David Stark, Case IH North American Sales and Product Trainer. Stark discusses more of the benefits of SCR-only technology. (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…)

This year’s fall farm shows are just around the corner! This fall, Case IH will be exhibiting at three major shows: the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa; Husker Harvest Days in Wood River, Neb.; and the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio. (more…)

The enacted Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (Tax Relief Act of 2010) includes several business-related tax incentives for U.S. farmers who choose to invest in and place equipment into service  in 2012.* Taking advantage of these benefits is another way to Be Ready for the increasing demand to feed a growing population.  (more…)

Our Case IH product specialists based in the field tell me that a few of you have already begun to put seed in the ground this spring.  This week’s initial USDA Crop Progress Report confirms that.

Many of you are still gearing up, or perhaps just impatiently waiting for the first crop insurance planting date:  April 6 for corn in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio and April 11 for Iowa and Minnesota. So what’s top-of-mind for you during this critical window?  (more…)

The results are in from the Nebraska Tractor Test Lab confirming Tier 4A Case IH tractors with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology have set new industry records for fuel-efficient power.

For example, the Steiger® 600 set the record for drawbar horsepower and fuel efficiency versus the competitions’ biggest tractor. Measured at maximum power in horsepower-hours-per-gallon, the Steiger 600 tested 8.4 percent more fuel efficient than the Deere 9630 at maximum drawbar pull, and 10.5 percent more fuel efficient at 75 percent drawbar pull maximum power. (more…)

Visit Case IH at Commodity Classic This Week

Commodity Classic, America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show begins tomorrow. We hope to see you there! The show will be held in Nashville and runs March 1 to 3. (more…)

From former President George W. Bush to Trace Adkins to Tom Vilsack, there are some big names on tap at the ag trade shows in 2012.  Are you planning to attend any shows this winter?  Which one do you like best, and why?  Leave a comment and let us know. (more…)

Getting Inside Selective Catalytic Reduction

Using an actual Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) muffler that’s been cut away to reveal its inner workings, Kevin Knapp from Case IH explains the SCR system that can be found in our new Tier 4A 30 Series Axial-Flow combines, as well as our high-horsepower tractors. The system is a model of simplicity and engineering efficiency.

The biggest advantage of SCR as the emissions-reduction technology of choice is what you don’t see. The entire system can be explained without showing the engine at all. That’s because Tier 4 compliance is achieved after combustion, allowing the power plant to be tuned for optimum performance and economy. Kevin probably puts it best when he says, “The engine’s just there to create power, and do it efficiently.”

This is the final video in out two-week series on Efficient Power. Scroll back and visit Case IH at our YouTube channel to see more.