Understanding the need for a smaller, more agile tractor, Case IH introduced the new Farmall® V series tractors at World Ag Expo last week. They are specifically designed for smaller areas, such as fruit and nut orchards and vineyards. Do you farm fruit and/or nut orchards and vineyards? How could these smaller and more nimble tractors benefit you? (more…)
Experts say that what you do during harvest can have a big impact in the spring. In this installment of our Agronomic Design principles series, we’re talking about the importance of leaving behind the right amount and type of residue at harvest time.
How does your operation manage crop residue during harvesting? (more…)
As harvest season concludes, we are amazed by the different harvesting conditions across North America. In many areas, yield averages were higher than expected, despite the wet, cold spring that stalled getting crops into the ground followed by a hot, dry summer.
We’d like to hear your harvest report. Tell us about your harvest experience this year. Did yields come in as you anticipated? (more…)
Kevin Knapp provides this season’s final Harvest Report. He is the Case IH Combine Product Specialist for Wisconsin, northern Illinois and eastern Iowa. Look for our summary of the Harvest Reports next week, and tell us how harvest is progressing in your area. (more…)
Louis Melanson, Case IH Combine Product Specialist for Alberta and Saskatchewan, says that his customers are harvesting a bumper crop. Melanson, who has been with Case IH for 35 years, provides an update on harvest progress in his area. (more…)
Nick Briese, Case IH Combine Product Specialist for Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, the Dakotas and Nebraska, provides this week’s harvest report. Briese grew up on a Montana farm where his family still grows spring and winter wheat while running only Case IH equipment. Briese has been with Case IH for three years, and has spent two of them as a combine specialist. (more…)
Terry Medley, Case IH Combine Product Specialist for Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel and eastern Texas, is today’s harvest blogger. Case IH product specialists are located in the field, close to the customers and dealers they support. They bring local, specialized product expertise, and go above and beyond to help Case IH customers Be Ready. Medley has been with Case IH for 37 years, spending the last seven years as a combine product specialist. As a second-generation Case IH employee, Medley grew up spending summers on his grandparents’ and uncles’ farms. (more…)
When recent tornadoes struck Oklahoma City, Okla., and surrounding areas, Case IH customer Eric Wolgemuth and his custom wheat harvesting crew from Pennsylvania knew they had to help. On their way north, they put aside long days in their Axial-Flow® combines and stopped in The Sooner State to lend a helping hand. (more…)
In a prior blog post, we talked about spraying considerations and how Case IH equipment can help you Be Ready for whatever Mother Nature sends your way. Today, Case IH Application Equipment Marketing Manager Mark Burns helps us dig deeper into the factors influencing spraying effectiveness and ways to ensure the best spray coverage possible. How have Case IH Patriot sprayers helped you optimize your chemical application during short spraying windows? (more…)
This spring’s wet conditions have made getting into fields a challenge. We’ve seen some of the latest planting dates in history, and the cool, wet weather has resulted in prime growing conditions for weeds. Conditions for spraying those weeds and applying fertilizer have been less than ideal. What challenges have you faced with spraying this spring? (more…)