Let’s get to the point: Safety is the surest route to a timely, satisfying harvest. If you don’t have a safety plan, develop one. If you have one, stick with it. It might be the most important task you complete this fall.
We’ve all been there. A great crop sits in the field while you tackle your rainy-day checklist in the shop, waiting for the ground to dry. Get your combine ready for whatever Mother Nature has in mind by upgrading to a Mud Hog® powered rear axle.
Skid steer and compact track loaders are the Swiss Army knives of light utility equipment. When equipped with the right set of attachments for your operation, these tool carriers can vastly improve your productivity.
Seeding windows are tight for winter wheat — about three weeks in most regions. The same goes for cover crops or forages for late-season grazing. It’s a good idea to prepare your seeding equipment now before fall work inches up your priority list.
No one needs to remind you it’s time to get ready for harvest. But these reminders can help you be more efficient in your preparation and, ultimately, help your season go smoothly.
Too wet, too dry; rarely just right. Putting up high-quality hay is a balancing act that requires good timing, reliable equipment and a little bit of luck. Monitoring moisture levels in your hay crop throughout the production process can help harvest better, more consistent high-quality hay.
Shrinking daylight hours can make those harvest or tillage days seem even longer, if not a little bit harder. Upgrading your equipment to LED lighting can help ease some of the strain and stress of the season while helping you stay productive longer.
We haven’t even lit Independence Day’s first firecracker. So, it’s understandable if putting your combine through its paces isn’t high on your to-do list. But between caring for your crops and preparing for the county fair, and between putting up hay and attending your kids’ ballgames, harvest time can sneak up on us.
For nearly 40 years, Case IH Earth Metal® disk blades and Earth Metal sweeps have helped our entire lineup of tillage equipment perform better and more efficiently with less downtime. As you plan your tillage strategies, consider the advantages Earth Metal can bring to your operation.
In many parts of the country, this planting season provided a great reminder about how easily windows for fieldwork open and close. If — rather than spending a day or two preparing your planter — you’d prefer to be in the field planting next spring, take the time now to properly store your planter.