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Agronomic Design

Last week, nearly 100 participants of the 2014 FFA New Century Farmer Conference visited the Case IH Ag Information Center. This visit was only one stop in a week full of educational and hands-on learning experiences designed to broaden and enhance their knowledge of production agriculture. (more…)

Not all openers, disks and sweeps are created equal. This video shows how the superior design of Case IH Earth Metal® sweep, opener or disk blades is based on years of in-depth tillage and planting agronomic research. (more…)

Soil tilth promotes the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the soil, which encourages root growth.

Why Good Soil Tilth Matters

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. (more…)

The Agronomic Design Insights series is back with a focus on soil compaction. In this webisode, Tony McClelland, Case IH Crop Production Specialist, talks about the effect soil compaction can have on long-term yields, and features of the Case IH Steiger® Quadtrac® and Rowtrac™ design that can help minimize its impact. (more…)

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 of adverse conditions and provide a better environment for germination. (more…)

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.  (more…)

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. (more…)

A Case IH Precision Disk 500 and 3580 air cart roll through fields in central North Dakota on May 10. Please note this video has no sound.

Today’s guest blogger is Trent Hardy, Case IH Regional Sales Manager for Crop Production from the Canadian border to Iowa. Hardy grew up working on a farm, while his father managed the local grain elevator. Hardy has been with Case IH for four years. Prior to becoming Regional Sales Manager, he served as a Territory Sales Manager for central and eastern North Dakota. (more…)

This week’s planting report comes from Dave Brennan, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for Nebraska, Colorado and western Kansas. He grew up on a diversified farm in northwest Iowa, raising corn, soybeans and livestock. Joining Case IH right after college, Brennan has served in a variety of roles with the company, including Parts & Service Quality Supervisor at the Grand Island combine manufacturing facility, Field Service Rep, Manager of Field Service Operations, Parts & Service Rep, and Precision Farming Product Specialist, before assuming his current post.  (more…)

Case IH has a dedicated team of specialists that focus their efforts on assisting customers and dealers with utility tractors, as well as hay and forage equipment. Their expertise and knowledge of the equipment helps producers select the right product for their needs and then get the most out of it to ultimately improve their operation. Last week, we introduced you to the specialists in western parts of the U.S. and Canada. In this post, we will introduce the specialists who are serving the eastern areas. (more…)

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