Ag Issues & Insights
No matter your weed control program — preplant burndown, pre-emergence foundation herbicide, postemergence application or all the above — spray windows play an important role in getting your crops off to a good start. Will your sprayer be ready?
By most accounts, last year’s crops came off with few hiccups. And then the switch flipped. In many areas, the season’s first run of bad weather shut down most fall fieldwork — and that was that. If you’re wondering how you’ll get your fields ready to plant this spring, it’s not too early to strategize.
Whether it was serving breakfast to area farmers, driving a tractor to school or taking on a community service project, you likely have great memories about National FFA Week. Now — starting Saturday — you have a chance to help ensure this annual event leaves a similar, lasting impression on today’s members of the National FFA Organization.
No matter the size of your farming operation, you’re likely looking hard for ways to balance resources, labor and investment for maximum returns. It’s a proposition Canadian farmer Jason Girodat considers almost daily. Case IH equipment and technology are helping him meet the challenge.
Whether the groundhog proves right or wrong, you’ve still got time to knock out a few more projects before spring. Here are a few ideas about how to make the most out of what’s left of winter:
When unique challenges threaten your livelihood, you can throw up your hands. Or, like a group of Ohio farmers, you can throw your arms around the situation and tackle it head on. (more…)
Chasing what’s trendy can get you in trouble — at least that’s the conventional wisdom. But it’s during challenging times like these that so-called trendy practices often have emerged because they’ve stood up to strict scrutiny. They’ve proven their value.
As we gather with family, friends and other loved ones during this special season, we wish you the happiest of holidays.
You’ve got a lot of important decisions to make at this time of year. When you determine an equipment addition or upgrade makes sense, Case IH Certified Pre-Owned might be the easiest decision of all.
It’s that time of year. Time to give your operation the once-over. Time to reexamine the way you farm and to look for changes — no matter how small — that can improve production. It’s time to break the status quo and shatter assumptions. It’s time for High-Efficiency Farming.