The future leaders of production agriculture met in Des Moines, Iowa, the last week in July for the National FFA Organization New Century Farmer Conference. Forty-nine young people from across the U.S. participated in personal and professional development workshops, while networking with agriculture industry professionals. In our quest to prepare this new generation of farmers…

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Thanks to an expanding population and growing need for food, a U.S. Department of Agriculture outlook report forecasts that five percent more college graduates with expertise in agricultural and food systems, renewable energy, and the environment will be needed from 2010 to 2015. According to FeedstuffsFoodlink.com, “Optimistic Career Outlook Awaits Ag Graduates”, the USDA projects…

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Thanks to the invention of Smart Phones, farmers are conducting business where the real action is happening – in the field! Today’s cell phones double as a farmer’s personal secretary, weather center and crop manager. You may already be aware of the convenience of receiving email and accessing the internet through your phone, but with…

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Check out Case IH’s latest “From the Field” video post on The Weather Channel titled, “How can farmers maximize every acre?”. This video post highlights how Precision Farming technologies, such as autoguidance systems and software, increase planting, seeding, and spraying efficiency. Learn more about Case IH Advanced Farming Systems. How have precision farming technologies been…

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If you’ve been following the Case IH BE READY blog, you’ve seen that we occasionally share thought-provoking blogs or news articles related to the opportunities and challenges facing agriculture today and in the future. Ethanol continues to be a major topic of discussion both inside and outside agriculture circles, as evidenced by this article on…

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