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Today we have Kelsie Young blogging about her experiences as the Case IH online marketing support intern this summer. A Missouri State University graduate in ag communications, Kelsie is headed to graduate school this fall. Also this fall, Case IH will begin recruiting for the 2013 class of interns.  (more…)

Today’s guest blogger is Tyler Romoser, Case IH combine marketing intern who grew up with red iron on his family’s farm. Tyler is majoring in ag systems technology at Iowa State University, and has spent his last three summers as a Case IH intern.  (more…)

Earlier this week, Bob Streit, owner of Central Iowa Agronomics in Boone, Iowa, reported on drought conditions in central Iowa. In this post, he discusses weed, insect and disease observations. It’s part of Case IH’s efforts to help you Be Ready to meet challenges as they occur. (more…)

Case IH helps you Be Ready by asking experts to share their expertise with our readers. Bob Streit, owner of Central Iowa Agronomics in Boone, Iowa, was a technical services agronomist for 20 years before starting his own full-service agronomy business in 2002. We interviewed him earlier this year as part of our agronomy series and wanted to check back in to find out how the drought is affecting his customers. In this two-part series, Streit tells us what he’s seeing in central Iowa related to the drought. He provides a general overview in Part 1, and in Part 2, he discusses changes in insect and disease occurrences as a result of the drought(more…)

Today’s guest blogger is Aleksandr Jogerst, marketing events intern – and one of a dozen Case IH interns working in Racine this summer. We’ve asked all interns interested in sharing a little about their experiences this summer to write up a post for the Be Ready blog. Aleksandr responded first. He’s majoring in sales and business marketing at Western Michigan University(more…)

This year’s fall farm shows are just around the corner! This fall, Case IH will be exhibiting at three major shows: the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa; Husker Harvest Days in Wood River, Neb.; and the Farm Science Review in London, Ohio. (more…)

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New Century Farmer Conference

Case IH is proud to support the National FFA Organization New Century Farmer Conference.

Every July, selected young people from across the United States come to Des Moines, Iowa, for an intensive week of networking, educational presentations and hands-on experiences – all designed to help them Be Ready to be the next generation of farmers and agricultural leaders.  (more…)

No rain in sight: This July 16 map, from USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey, shows little relief from the drought conditions blanketing the country.

Drought Impact is Widespread

Weekend thundershowers provided limited and localized relief to a few Midwestern fields, but most of the Corn Belt remains in dire need of moisture, reports USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey. In fact, 30 percent of the U.S. corn crop was rated in very poor to poor condition early last week, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service. Not since 1988, when half of the U.S. corn crop was rated very poor to poor, have corn conditions been lower in July. The last time at least 30 percent of the U.S. corn was rated very poor to poor was September 2002. (more…)

John Kenney, a farmer from Ashton, Ill., says the class he attended on the Case IH 1200 planter was very informative and helped him get his planting season off to a good start.

Help Yourself to Valuable AFS Academy Offerings

Categories: From the Editor

Case IH customers have an extensive offering of classes through the AFS (Advanced Farming Systems) Academy, a new, dedicated training program that focuses on Case IH precision farming products. (more…)

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More Than a “Farm Bill”

Secretary Vilsack spoke to attendees at the American Seed Trade Association last month, and excerpts of his comments were used in this post. Background information was provided courtesy of Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc.

In U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s office, if a certain piece of legislature is called the “Farm Bill,” a dollar fine is enforced. The secretary wholeheartedly believes this bill is not just a “Farm Bill,” but rather a “Food, Jobs and Farm Bill.” (more…)