The move from traditional radio-signal guidance to Case IH Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) RTK+ cellular network guidance is a bit like going from a fender-mounted AM radio to an AM/FM Weatherband radio with CD and Bluetooth in our Surveyor™ cab — only better.
When you head to the field this spring, planter in tow, you’ve got a lot on your mind. But if you’re willing to shatter some long-standing assumptions, you can simplify your focus to a handful of agronomic factors. And that can go a long way toward achieving the fast, uniform emergence that produces picket-fence stands of photocopy plants and, ultimately, higher yields.
If pushing your clock ahead, a green hue across the pasture or college basketball brackets brings on that familiar spring itch, it’s important to apply the salve of patien
ce before you start scratching your fields. As difficult as that might seem, your soils will thank you — and your crops will reward you.
When you pull your planter into that first field each spring, what’s your mindset? Excitement? Anticipation? Cautious optimism? By first putting yourself in the mindset of the seed you’re planting, you can head to the field with confidence.
Out of sight, out of mind is no way to build a seedbed. New seedbed sensing technology from Case IH makes preparing a high-efficiency seedbed top of mind and lets you monitor your progress right from the tractor cab.
You spend a lot of time researching and selecting the right hybrids and seed varieties for your farm. It makes good sense to choose a planter that fits your individual operation — one that will help those carefully selected seeds reach their full yield potential.
When you remember your equipment with a precision farming upgrade during this season of giving, you can rest easy knowing it’s one present that will keep on giving for years to come.
When faced with a remote location and long winters, Ken Vreeling and his sons find ways to make farming work with better efficiency. With Case IH by their side, the Vreelings are achieving productivity in every season with High-Efficiency Farming.
It’s one thing to test equipment when soil, moisture and other conditions are just right. But to truly evaluate performance, you need to measure it against the toughest conditions. That’s exactly what one of the country’s most well-known farm families did this spring. And the 2000 series Early Riser® planter delivered.
Just like you evaluate hybrid selection, weed control, fertility and other agronomic factors across your farm, the end of the growing season is a great time to evaluate how other aspects of your operation performed, including your equipment. Case IH fleet management tools can help.