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.
We’ve been there. Hands covered in grease and mind wandering to the other hundreds of tasks waiting for you after you finish your equipment maintenance. Maybe maintenance was put off a little too long, and it turned into a repair. Now, you’ve spent an hour on the road driving back and forth to town, looking…
Digging Into Agronomic Research: Tillage Prescriptions Drive Productivity
How can tillage prescriptions drive efficiency on the farm? To find out, our team of Case IH research agronomists took to the fields to test out AFS Soil Command™ tillage prescription technology and how it impacts field prep productivity. Read on to learn about their results — we think you’ll be impressed:
Growers know the effects that moisture has on their hay harvest all too well. Here’s how hay preservatives and proper storage techniques can help ensure your hay retains the same quality as when it was first cut:
Tillage Prescription Technology Is Here. How Can It Help Your Farm?
Producers are increasingly turning to technology, data and precision solutions to optimize every aspect of their operation — and soil management is the final frontier. Taking the same variable rate approach many growers use for seed and fertilizer rates, AFS Soil Command™ tillage prescription technology allows operators to address a wide range of soil management…
How to Reap the Rewards of a Safe Harvest
Everyone knows harvest season is important. Less discussed, however, is the importance of harvest season safety. Championing safety this season can boost your productivity and lower your risk of potential personal injury, helping you through harvest on-schedule.
Nothing is worse than sitting in the cab with hay on the ground and watching a rain cloud come in. In your mind, you know you won’t be able to get it put up before the rain comes pouring in. But adding a new piece of equipment to your lineup could help.
Growers Weigh In on Precision Planting Performance
Planting windows can be tight, but there are simple ways to bolster your efficiency before next spring. With new, easy-to-use technologies, you can rapidly make in-field adjustments that contribute to a more productive planting season. Growers are saying the best forward-thinking investments start with Precision Planting® solutions from Case IH — including vDrive® electric drive…
Your Pre-harvest Maintenance Checklist
Do you have a pre-harvest combine maintenance checklist? If not, now is the time to start one. A great checklist should cover anything that has been overlooked or uninspected since last harvest: technology, fluids, filters, post-harvest maintenance routines and more.
A successful year in farming is dependent on many factors beyond your control — like good ol’ Mother Nature. That’s why, at Case IH, we focus on optimizing the factors you can control. One of the most important is your crop protection application and equipment performance.
In Part 1 of this hay equipment maintenance series, we covered addressing fuel and fluid concerns, and reviewing, repairing and replacing parts. Next, we’ll cover three more tips for making the most of your hay equipment that you can perform over the summer.
High-efficiency hay starts with well-regulated equipment. And while most producers take steps to make sure their balers and compact tractors are effectively winterized, not all operators perform the summer maintenance necessary to achieve a full season of reliable use.