As Decatur, Illinois, becomes the epicenter of U.S. agriculture Sept. 1-3 during the Farm Progress Show, make plans to visit the center of agricultural innovation: the Case IH exhibit. We would enjoy the opportunity to meet you.
At this point in the growing season, yield potential becomes reality. How do your crops look? By estimating yields, you can do more than satisfy your curiosity. Sound estimates can help you prepare for harvest and make better decisions.
Farm-show season not only gives you a firsthand look at new products but also helps you evaluate the purchases and practices you’re considering on your operation. As you make plans to attend your favorite shows and events this fall, be sure to pencil in a visit with Case IH. You’ll find us at events across…
You’ve meticulously gone through your combine. Your trucks are ready to roll. Grain bins, augers and other equipment are clean, lubed and set to move a big crop. But is your shop up to the challenge?
When you hire seasonal help, the goal is to find employees who can help you get the work done. Investing a little time up front can help you avoid hiring employees who would add to your workload.
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.
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.
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.
Farmers often say they celebrate their independence every day. In many ways, America celebrates its independence daily because of farmers.