Del Massey, Case IH Crop Production Product Specialist who covers parts of Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee and the Bootheel region of Missouri, kicks off our 2014 planting reports. Del grew up on a farm in northeast Arkansas, growing corn, rice and soybeans. The farm is still in operation today. He’s been with Case IH for four years – the past two years as a Crop Production Product Specialist. (more…)
Each farmer has his or her own rule of thumb for determining planting depths for different crops, but is there really a “magic number” when it comes to seed planting depth?
What is your rule of thumb for determining planting depth? (more…)
Today’s blog post is guest-written by Katie Heger, a Case IH customer from Underwood, North Dakota. She recently participated in the Partners in Agricultural Leadership (PAL) program, which is facilitated by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). This year’s PAL class took a trip to Brazil to learn more about the agriculture industry and how agriculture can be affected on a global scale. In this blog post, the first of two posts from AFBF PAL attendees, Heger shares her experiences. (more…)
The Case IH Steiger® Quadtrac 620 was selected as “Machine of the Year 2014” at Agritechnica this past November in Hannover, Germany. The group that selected the “Machine of the Year” was quite impressed with the Steiger’s peak performance due to traction and soil protection. (more…)
In spring 2015, Case IH customers will get to use the newly introduced True-Tandem™ 335 VT for spring tillage. The 335 VT builds on the heritage of the successful True-Tandem 330 Turbo with added features designed to allow the user to take more control of their operation and reduce maintenance. (more…)
Purchasing a new planter is a major decision. In this video, Case IH Planter Marketing Manager Bill Hoeg provides a detailed walk-around of the Early Riser® planter, explaining how its features contribute to increased yield potential. It includes a side-by-side comparison of an Early Riser row unit and a conventional row unit. See firsthand the distinct soil profiles of seed trenches that are the result of two different row units. (more…)