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Ag Issues & Insights

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Make This a Safe Harvest

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.

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Case IH supports the launch of the Open Ag Data Alliance (OADA) – an open standards software project distinguished by its guiding principle that each farmer owns data generated or entered by the farmer, their employees or by machines performing activities on their farm.

Case IH Supports OADA

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…)

Case IH research shows livestock producers value low maintenance and easy-to-service equipment from an innovative manufacturer when making purchase decisions.

Equipment Survey: New Equipment Considerations

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…)

Five Case IH products recently were recognized with prestigious industry awards. (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…)

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Establishing a Good Cover Crop

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…)

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No. 1 Practice for Higher-Yielding Soybeans

Brian and Darren Hefty are our guest bloggers for this post. They are responsible for the Ag PhD series of newsletters, TV programs, radio broadcasts and workshops that help farmers get the largest yields and profit returns possible. This week, they share the No. 1 practice you can use to increase soybean yields. What management practices do you use for higher-yielding soybeans? (more…)

The second installment of our Agronomic Design Insights video series focuses on spraying and features Case IH sprayer expert Mark Burns and Greg Kruger, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Crop Specialist.

Have you completed your planned applications this season? Have Case IH Patriot® sprayers helped you be in fields at the optimal moment?

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Practices to Try in Alfalfa This Year

Well-known agronomist Darren Hefty is the guest blogger for this post. He and his brother, Brian, are responsible for the popular Ag PhD workshops, TV programs and radio broadcasts. In this post, Darren discusses his ways to improve alfalfa production. What practices do you use to maximize alfalfa tonnage?   (more…)

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