With so many variables in farming and today’s tighter margins, it’s important to focus on what you can control. In other words, it’s time to ramp up your risk management. And there’s no better time to start than today.
“We’re trying to see how simple life can be,” remarks farmer Reg Sonntag, one of three Saskatchewan brothers who reduced their cow-calf herd to shape an easier operation. Together, the brothers turned a small operation into 800 acres of grain crops and hay — now they’re planning to downsize as they look to the future.
Most farmers understand the importance of maintaining a healthy seedbed. But what is the seedbed floor? And how can you optimize the agronomic quality of yours to reach full yield potential?
If winter hasn’t found its way to your farm yet, you likely know all too well that it’s only a matter of time. And if you haven’t had the chance to prepare for winter’s worst, here are some important considerations.
How you store your hay equipment is as important as how you store your hay. Be it the hay or the equipment that helped make it, proper storage protects its value and helps it last longer. Winterize your equipment now, and it will be ready to make hay next spring. (more…)
Looking to make some year-end purchases for your operation? Start by consulting your tax adviser or accountant to discuss how year-end equipment investments can benefit your bottom line. Next, check out offers from Case IH.
With an increasing number of late season crop fertility and protection applications, Case IH is excited to bring two new Miller Nitro® series sprayers to market. The Miller Nitro 7370 and 7410 front boom models are ideal for custom applicators and growers who are looking for a productive high-clearance sprayer to meet their full-season application needs.
Breaking through hard pan compaction can be a tough, time-consuming process. Thankfully, Case IH Tiger Points are rugged enough to get the job done while also facilitating crop health. The result? An optimized seedbed performance in spring.
Perhaps no other time of year focuses our attention on farming efficiently like harvest season does. The next level of efficiency starts with a new level of automation — and it’s closer than you think. Case IH defines this advancement as the Supervised Autonomy category of automation.
No two fields are the same. That’s why Case IH is introducing enhancements to new 9- and 10-foot side-pull disc mower conditioners — because every field deserves a customized approach that maximizes haying windows.