Disc mowers and mower conditioners are the workhorses of any forage operation. But when it comes to TLC, powered equipment — like tractors and windrowers — get all the love! That’s a shame, because while your self-powered equipment absolutely deserves the attention, your disc mower / mower conditioner can have a huge impact on both…
For more than 35 harvest seasons, Case IH has dispatched two support teams — backed by seasoned pros and stocked with thousands of genuine Case IH parts — to address wheat harvesters’ unique equipment needs on the spot. This year’s march north is well underway.
Properly greasing your Case IH equipment, including combines, tractors, planters and tillage machinery, is a crucial maintenance task that can significantly impact performance and longevity. Neglecting this essential aspect of equipment care can lead to premature wear and tear, costly repairs, and downtime during critical seasons. Following these invaluable tips can help you grease your…
Harvest time downtime — it’s about as fun as fencing in the rain, fixing a flat on Christmas morning or welding the underside of anything. You can’t eliminate breakdowns, but a Case IH Certified Maintenance Inspection can help reduce your combine’s chances of spending time in the shop this fall.
Timing your hay cuttings is a balance between forage quantity and quality. As we approach this season’s final cuttings, a third factor weighs heavily: next year’s productivity. Consider when — or if — you take off another cutting and how that could affect the long-term productivity of your hay fields.
As summer transitions to fall, will the weather patterns change? If they do, will it be for the better? Case IH track technology can help you get your crops out so you can get back in the field with your tillage equipment quicker. And it can help you do both with a lighter footprint.
Farm upkeep projects might not top your summer fun list, but they sure beat making major repairs during the height of the season. And then there are chores that simply need doing — and the dead of winter is no time to paint a house. By making good use of these summer hours, you’ll avoid…
When you want to check out the weather or see how your crops are doing, you look out the window or walk your fields. That’s great information — if you’re planning a picnic or evaluating your fertility program. But you need a broader view when making cropping or marketing decisions.
Weed competition remains a threat to vulnerable crops, whether they are late-planted, replanted or suffering from poor growing conditions. Carefully consider whether to spray those weeds. If you do need to spray, are you prepared to do the job right?
Most years, you would be happy to kick a little mud off your boots in July. But when those boots are hip waders, the situation is serious. If you’re dealing with wet, saturated fields this summer, careful management can help those crops finish the season strong.