Today’s guest blogger is Mark Swanson, the Case IH crop production sales specialist who covers eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois. With the company for 29 years, Mark has been specializing in planters since 2006. We’re closing in on 80 percent complete with corn planting in northwestern Illinois. Some corn went in the first week of…

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This week’s guest blogger is Kyle Riesberg, the Case IH crop production sales specialist who covers virtually all of Kansas (all but two Kansas Case IH dealers are in his territory). Kyle has been around planters his whole life – he grew up on a corn and soybean farm in western Iowa, and started with…

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Corn planting is moving fast in Missouri and central Illinois, says Dave Long, the Case IH crop production sales specialist who has been covering this territory for the past five years. It’s familiar territory in more ways than one: Long grew up on a farm in northwest Missouri.  Before joining Case IH 13 years ago,…

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Planting season is moving a lot faster than normal in the Mississippi Delta and Mid-South, says Luke Gazaway, the Case IH crop production sales specialist who covers the territory from St. Louis through Memphis, down to New Orleans. With Gazaway’s post, we begin a new series of planting reports from Case IH crop specialists, who…

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Our Case IH product specialists based in the field tell me that a few of you have already begun to put seed in the ground this spring.  This week’s initial USDA Crop Progress Report confirms that. Many of you are still gearing up, or perhaps just impatiently waiting for the first crop insurance planting date: …

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We wrap-up our series on hay production with guest blogger Kevin Shinners, Ph.D., Professor of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who can help you  gain insight and Be Ready for the upcoming growing season. Here he shares his thoughts on new telematics technology and how it can help improve efficiencies on-farm.

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