With so many variables in farming and today’s tighter margins, it’s important to focus on what you can control. In other words, it’s time to ramp up your risk management. And there’s no better time to start than today.
“We’re trying to see how simple life can be,” remarks farmer Reg Sonntag, one of three Saskatchewan brothers who reduced their cow-calf herd to shape an easier operation. Together, the brothers turned a small operation into 800 acres of grain crops and hay — now they’re planning to downsize as they look to the future.
Most farmers understand the importance of maintaining a healthy seedbed. But what is the seedbed floor? And how can you optimize the agronomic quality of yours to reach full yield potential?
If winter hasn’t found its way to your farm yet, you likely know all too well that it’s only a matter of time. And if you haven’t had the chance to prepare for winter’s worst, here are some important considerations.
Sometimes the secret to boosting performance and productivity lies in the tracks on the ground. As Case IH gears up for Model Year 2019, Magnum™ and Steiger® tractors are now available with high-speed tracks and wheel options to help you road faster and be more productive in the field.
Wet fields are likely hindering your harvest right now, so locating and breaking up hard pan during postharvest tillage will be important to help improve moisture management heading into next year and beyond.
How you store your hay equipment is as important as how you store your hay. Be it the hay or the equipment that helped make it, proper storage protects its value and helps it last longer. Winterize your equipment now, and it will be ready to make hay next spring. (more…)
Ready or not, hay-feeding season is fast approaching. The time to prepare is now, before temperatures plummet and the snow flies. A few basic steps can help you ease feeding and make the most of this important feedstuff. (more…)
Looking to make some year-end purchases for your operation? Start by consulting your tax adviser or accountant to discuss how year-end equipment investments can benefit your bottom line. Next, check out offers from Case IH.
With an increasing number of late season crop fertility and protection applications, Case IH is excited to bring two new Miller Nitro® series sprayers to market. The Miller Nitro 7370 and 7410 front boom models are ideal for custom applicators and growers who are looking for a productive high-clearance sprayer to meet their full-season application needs.