In the third installment of our Agronomic Design principles blog series, we’re talking about how maintaining proper soil tilth is essential in creating the best possible growing environment for plants. One challenge to this is moisture control, says Dr. Randy Raper, Professor at Oklahoma State University.
In the second installment of our Agronomic Design principles blog series, we’re talking about proper seed bed conditions and how they can affect crop emergence. What strategies do you use to obtain proper seed bed conditions?
Growers continually balance eight key agronomic needs: timeliness, crop residue management, soil tilth, seed bed conditions, seed placement accuracy, plant food availability, crop protection and harvest quality. This post is the first in a series that offers insights on some of these specific needs. This first post addresses seed placement accuracy.
Most farmers today plant seeds that have been genetically modified in some way, such as being more resistant to disease or pests. The science behind this process is complex and the scientists behind it invest years in their research. In the spirit of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, we are honoring a few of the scientists…
Beginning in 2014, 18 new high-horsepower Case IH equipment models will run with the industry-leading advantage of Case IH SCR-only Tier 4 B/Final engines.
During this year’s fall farm shows, visitors to the Case IH booth had the opportunity to play to become a Case IH “Ultimate Fan” through an interactive quiz. Those who weren’t able to make it to a show still had the option of playing online on the Case IH Facebook page. Did you take the…
At Farm Progress Show 2013, Case IH introduced the Steiger® Rowtrac™ 500, the highest horsepower tracked row crop tractor on the market. How could a Steiger Rowtrac help your operation Be Ready to meet future challenges and opportunities? Let us know in the comments section below.
Thanksgiving is almost here, and that means that the gift-giving season is right around the corner. If you’re a tractor lover or have one on your list, you’ll want to be sure to check out a new book, “Red Tractors: 1958-2013,” and the “Magnum Tractor Calendar 2014.”
Our final Case IH radio interview is with Dr. Rob Zemenchik, Case IH Crop Production Marketing Manager. Zemenchik discusses how Case IH customer input and a deep understanding of agronomic principles are fundamental to the Case IH design process.
Ryan Schaefer, Case IH Marketing Manager for High Horsepower Tractors, talks about Efficient Power in this Case IH radio interview. He shares how Case IH is delivering Tier 4 B/Final compliance with superior performance, economy and operating efficiencies.