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We introduced the Case IH Patriot® 2240 – our Class 2, self-propelled sprayer – to our Be Ready blog readers earlier this year, as well as to many producers at farm shows this winter. In this video, Case IH Application Equipment Marketing Manager Mark Burns points out the features that enable the Patriot 2240 to provide total application control in a smaller package. What’s your favorite feature? (more…)

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What’s Your Precision Ag Data Worth?

Dr. Terry Griffin is the Vice President of Applied Economics at CRESCO Ag.  He’s also an impassioned advocate of the movement to stop “eyeballing” data maps gathered with precision agriculture tools.  He educates producers about why it’s important to not only have your precision ag data professionally analyzed, it’s also valuable to pool data with the producers in your area. (more…)

At the recent AG CONNECT Expo, Case IH hosted a panel of producers from across the country discussing how and why they are putting precision agriculture tools to work in their operations. Darren Hefty, farmer from South Dakota and co-host of Ag PhD, moderated the panel. View this video that shares the panel’s responses to the question “What are the best investments you’ve made in precision agriculture?” and then tell us what’s impacted your operation the most.  (more…)

Farm Journal Planter Clinic Wrap-Up

According to Missy Bauer, Associate Field Agronomist for Farm Journal, it’s the little things you do to your corn planter that make all of the difference in creating uniform stands. (more…)

Weather Challenges and Solutions

If you are involved in agriculture, you talk about the weather. From weather trends to what’s next after the drought, weather was a main topic of discussion at the 2013 AG CONNECT Expo. How are you reevaluating your nutrient program or cropping strategies because of last year’s drought?  (more…)

Whether you’re planting soybeans into corn stalk residue, rice into a stale seedbed, canola or winter wheat, the Precision Disk single-disk air drills provide Agronomic Design benefits, increased productivity and greater versatility to help your bottom line and make every seed count.     (more…)

Shifting Crop Patterns and Practices

Categories: Agronomic Design

The past two posts in our agronomic challenges series have discussed soil compaction and crop residue. In our last installment with Case IH experts and moderator Jim Patrico, senior editor of DTN/The Progressive Farmer, who were at this year’s AG CONNECT Expo, we learn about managing risks associated with shifting crop patterns and practices. How are you managing risk on your operation?

Managing Crop Residue

Categories: Agronomic Design

On the Be Ready Stage at the recent AG CONNECT Expo, Jim Patrico, senior editor of DTN/The Progressive Farmer, talked with three Case IH experts about managing agronomic challenges in 2013. In our last post, we included video featuring main points from their discussion on soil compaction. (more…)

Managing Soil Compaction

Categories: Agronomic Design

At the recent AG CONNECT Expo, a panel of Case IH experts, moderated by Jim Patrico, senior editor of DTN/The Progressive Farmer, offered advice on how to manage your agronomic challenges in 2013. In this and upcoming posts, we’ll feature video highlights from their discussion regarding three topics: soil compaction, crop residue and shifting crop patterns/practices. (more…)


3-Year Old Trades in Tractor

Categories: From the Editor

James McCutcheon, equipment sales for Case IH dealer H&R Agri-Power in Tanner, Ala., was at Brad Lamon’s house discussing equipment when he spotted a green, battery-powered toy tractor belonging to Brad’s son, Judson, in their driveway. (more…)