Tag: Hay & Forage
Optimism and livestock production go together like cheese and burgers. Caring for animals, watching them grow, feeding the world — what’s not to be optimistic about? With a positive outlook for 2015, there is good reason to prepare for a productive year.
The Case IH 2015 lineup is designed to meet the wide range of producer equipment and service needs. Have you seen the new products at the fall farm shows? What ones are you most excited to put to work in your operation? (more…)
Winter is the time for snow, preparing for the next growing season and, of course, farm shows. That means that Case IH product experts will take to the road with new products and technology to share with producers. Be sure to stop by and see what Case IH has to offer at these upcoming shows, including the chance to sign up to win a Case IH Scout™ UTV!
Which farm shows do you go to during the winter season? (more…)
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…)
Well-known agronomist Darren Hefty is the guest blogger for this post. He and his brother, Brian, are responsible for the popular Ag PhD workshops, TV programs and radio broadcasts. In this post, Darren discusses his ways to improve alfalfa production. What practices do you use to maximize alfalfa tonnage? (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…)
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…)