Taking good care of equipment in fall before putting it away can provide a strong start next spring. Mark Burns, Marketing Manager, Application Equipment with Case IH, shares a checklist for taking care of your sprayer this fall. Here are his tips:
The evolution of precision technology has increased available data for producers. As a result, users want better access and better security, which raises a number of questions: Who sees what data? Where is data stored? How secure is the data? Who controls the data? And most important, who owns the data?
At Case IH, the answer is simple — farmers should own and control their own agronomic data.
Data is a hot topic for media, advocacy groups such as the American Farm Bureau Federation, equipment companies and producers. But what do data control, privacy and ownership really mean?
The three-blast rule — sounding the horn three times before starting a combine — is one of the most important safety tips to follow, explains Dan Renaud, Case IH Combine Product Specialist. Read on for more tips to make this a safe and successful harvest season.
There is the potential to collect more on-farm agronomic data than ever before, and farmers need the hardware and software systems to share information. The most scalable solution is to enable hardware and software systems to communicate automatically through secure cloud services or tools, so that the data can be put to work in real time. However, many farmers share legitimate concerns about what will happen to their operation’s data and questions about who controls that data and how it will be used. (more…)
In our previous Be Ready blog post, we told you about a recent Case IH survey of 800 producers in North America that highlighted the different considerations livestock and crop producers have when it comes to making equipment purchases for their operations. (more…)
A Case IH-sponsored 2014 survey of 800 livestock and crop producers in North America revealed differences in the way that livestock and crop producers think about farm equipment purchases. Are you a livestock or crop producer? What considerations top your list when looking for farm equipment? (more…)
As the end of the year draws close, consider the benefits of buying equipment that will help you Be Ready day in and day out on your operation while some sizeable incentives are still in play. (more…)
The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy released a report in May 2013 that lists annual cover crops as the most influential practice for reducing nitrogen loss from fields that are in continuous row crop production. (more…)