The saying goes: If you don’t like the weather, just give it 15 minutes. The same goes for field conditions: If you don’t like them this spring, just wait until next year. The problem is that sitting out the season isn’t an option.
Green grass, the sound of a tractor humming in a field across the section, the smell of diesel mingled with blooming trees on a crisp, spring morning make it a whole lot easier to get up and off to a fast start during the growing season. Your crops, however, require more.
Lower commodity prices tend to focus our attention on the expense side of the balance sheet. But keeping a close eye on costs always is a good idea. One approach is to ensure each input delivers the best return possible. Take nitrogen, for example.
Ideal planting days are — or soon will be — upon us. How many of those days will you get this spring? How many will you need? If you properly prepare your planter before you pull it through that first field gate, you’ll help make the most of each perfect planting day.
Whether spring already has sprung on your farm or winter won’t quite let go, it’s time to put the finishing touches on readying your operation for the hectic days ahead.
Even if this is one of those planting seasons when soils warm quickly, breakdowns are rare and the rains come only when you’re ready for a break, you’ll likely feel squeezed at some point. Case IH Certified Pre-Owned* equipment can help relieve some of that pressure.
Case IH turned to its customers to help redesign the new 2000 series Early Riser planter. From the all-new rugged row unit to the factory integration of the industry’s most accurate planter technologies, Case IH redesigned the new 2000 series Early Riser® planter to ensure faster, more uniform emergence. And we made enhancing your…
With so much of the completely redesigned Early Riser planter driven by customer feedback, we thought it only right to give farmers the first look at the all-new 2000 series Early Riser. That’s exactly what we did during the planter’s public unveiling during the National Farm Machinery Show.
Not all farms, fields or soils are suited for the classic corn-soybean rotation. Experience and the right red equipment have helped Minnesota’s Connelly brothers go corn-on-corn exclusively each of the last four years. It’s the best option across their operation.
Whether or not your final seed orders are in the books, your mind is likely already wandering to next planting season. Among the list of considerations are equipment upgrades. Coming off a successful planting of winter wheat and rye, Wes Statz of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, joins us to talk about his experience with the Precision™…