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Come on down and stop by the Case IH Be Ready Stage today! Gates open at 8 a.m. this morning – light rain expected.


This week’s planting report comes from Dave Brennan, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for Nebraska, Colorado and western Kansas. He grew up on a diversified farm in northwest Iowa, raising corn, soybeans and livestock. Joining Case IH right after college, Brennan has served in a variety of roles with the company, including Parts & Service Quality Supervisor at the Grand Island combine manufacturing facility, Field Service Rep, Manager of Field Service Operations, Parts & Service Rep, and Precision Farming Product Specialist, before assuming his current post.  (more…)

What’s Your Precision Ag Data Worth?

Dr. Terry Griffin is the Vice President of Applied Economics at CRESCO Ag.  He’s also an impassioned advocate of the movement to stop “eyeballing” data maps gathered with precision agriculture tools.  He educates producers about why it’s important to not only have your precision ag data professionally analyzed, it’s also valuable to pool data with the producers in your area. (more…)

At the recent AG CONNECT Expo, Case IH hosted a panel of producers from across the country discussing how and why they are putting precision agriculture tools to work in their operations. Darren Hefty, farmer from South Dakota and co-host of Ag PhD, moderated the panel. View this video that shares the panel’s responses to the question “What are the best investments you’ve made in precision agriculture?” and then tell us what’s impacted your operation the most.  (more…)

What’s New on Your Farm?

“Continue to try new things on your farm,” encourages Brian Hefty, co-host of RFD-TV’s weekly Ag PhD program, during a recent presentation on the Case IH Be Ready Stage at Ag CONNECT. What new practices are you implementing on your operation this year?  (more…)

Uptime is very important to Roy Wendte, owner/operator of Wendte Farms, Ltd., in Altamont, Ill. That’s why he’s impressed with the service he’s had from the Case IH AFS Support Center.Have you used the Support Center? If so, tell us about your experience!


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…)

Help Yourself to Valuable AFS Academy Offerings

Categories: From the Editor

Case IH customers have an extensive offering of classes through the AFS (Advanced Farming Systems) Academy, a new, dedicated training program that focuses on Case IH precision farming products. (more…)

Farmers See AFS as an Important Management Tool

Categories: AFS Connect

To Be Ready for the future, you need to utilize the most efficient and time-saving technology to maximize your investment. Case IH Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) precision technology has become a necessary component in many farming practices.  (more…)

A Bright Future Awaits You, AG Graduates

Categories: Future Ag Leaders

College grad working in the fieldThanks to an expanding population and growing need for food, a U.S. Department of Agriculture outlook report forecasts that five percent more college graduates with expertise in agricultural and food systems, renewable energy, and the environment will be needed from 2010 to 2015.

According to, “Optimistic Career Outlook Awaits Ag Graduates”, the USDA projects about 54,400 annual career openings nationally for individuals with college degrees in food, renewable resources, and environmental specialties through 2015.

What can ag grads expect for available occupational opportunities in the coming years? (more…)