What Blogs Do You Follow?

It requires more management and skill than ever to Be Ready for the future. And while it’s impossible to have an expert on-staff for every area of your business, there are some very good sources online. To that end, we’ve added a “Related Ag Blogs” section on the right side of the blog. Each quarter,…

Recap of a Great Year

As 2011 wraps up, we appreciate your patronage and interest in the Be Ready blog. We’re thankful that agriculture continues to thrive, largely due to dedicated, passionate farmers like you. Here’s a recap of some of our blogs this year – are there others that stick out in your mind? We welcome your comments on…

Food For Thought On Thanksgiving

As we celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States, we’re grateful for farmers who work tirelessly to grow our food. We give thanks too for the bountiful resources we have in North America: productive soils, structured markets, a quality infrastructure and the technology that allows us to keep improving efficiency and yields. Other areas of the…

Midwest Harvest Report: In the northern Great Lakes region, it all depends on where you farm

This week’s guest blogger, Kevin Knapp, says harvest progress and yields are all over in his territory, depending on where on the map you’re located. Knapp is the Case IH combine product specialist serving northern Illinois, northern Indiana, northwest Ohio, nearly all of Wisconsin and Michigan.  Prior to becoming the area’s combine specialist, Knapp spent…