Do you have a pre-harvest combine maintenance checklist? If not, now is the time to start one. A great checklist should cover anything that has been overlooked or uninspected since last harvest: technology, fluids, filters, post-harvest maintenance routines and more.
We all know the slogan “There’s an app for that.” But knowing which apps to try isn’t always easy. Here are some we think help increase productivity while managing operations. Grab your tablet or smart phone and give them a try.
Mother Nature may have put a damper on Farm Progress Show – the third day being cancelled due to stormy, wet weather – but Case IH had a strong showing on Tuesday and Wednesday. We are thankful for the many visitors who came out and had a chance to get an up-close look at the…
Good soil tilth is important for many reasons. It affects all of the processes occurring in the soil matrix, the most important of which is movement of oxygen and water needed for plant growth.
Mother Nature didn’t make it too easy to get seed in the ground in many parts this spring. However, the pace picked up rapidly once she gave a window of opportunity. Along the way, Case IH crop production specialists have shared planting reports, including how Case IH equipment is helping producers make the most out…
Today’s guest blogger is Jeff Middleton, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia. Jeff grew up helping on his grandparents’ poultry farm, where they also had an ornamental shrub nursery. Before joining Case IH, Jeff spent 18 years in the seed business.
Today’s guest blogger is Kurt Hohlbein, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for Ohio, northern Indiana and western Michigan. He grew up on a row crop farm in Ohio and has been a Crop Production Specialist for the past three years.
Heavy rains were welcome in drought areas in Iowa and Nebraska last week. However, they stalled planting progress, and the longer the delay, the greater risk for drop in yield potential.
This post continues our Be Ready blog series looking at the six agronomic drivers that impact photocopy plants; this installment focuses on accurate seed populations and in-row seed spacing.
Mark Swanson is the Case IH Crop Production Specialist for central and northern Illinois and eastern Iowa. A 30-year veteran with Case IH, Mark has specialized in planters since 2006. Read his report below and let us know if planting is underway in your area. We want to hear from you!