“… if the weather cooperates.” There might not be a phrase spoken more frequently by a farmer. Certainly, it’s a phrase many winter wheat farmers will utter often over the next couple of weeks as they consider double-cropping soybeans. It’s a practice worth considering — if the weather cooperates. (more…)
Heavy rains late in this planting season have flooded wide swaths of farmland across the country. A drier weather pattern can improve field conditions quickly. Consider your options now so you have a plan in place when your fields are ready. (more…)
Whether you feed, raise or market hay, the more you know about your hay, the more valuable it becomes. The latest technology from Case IH puts you in the know — on a bale-by-bale basis. It’s critical information that can stay with each bale from the time it hits the ground to the time it hits the feed trough. (more…)
Lulls during the growing season are fading faster than a pair of farm-store blue jeans. Yet it’s important to catch up on routine maintenance around your farm. Do it now and you’ll beat the summer heat, plus increase the likelihood of finishing your to-do list. (more…)
When planting season wraps up, you’ll be tempted to park your planter in the shed and get on with growing crops. But if you take the time now to properly store your planter, you’ll likely make it to the field quicker next spring. (more…)
Efficient efficacy. That’s the sweet spot for pesticide applications. Thanks to Advanced Spray Technology from Case IH, the goal is more achievable than ever — from field edge to field edge.
Often lost in the picnics, parties and three-day-weekend plans is the reason behind Memorial Day. But agriculture remembers. Let’s continue to lead by example this Memorial Day.
Most reports indicate a strong winter wheat crop. That’s not going to help grain prices. All the more reason why you need to do everything possible to bring home every kernel. A preharvest combine inspection is the best place to start. (more…)
In farming, many decisions are tougher than a $2 steak. Few compare with deciding whether to replant a crop. In fact, if you don’t find the decision gut-wrenching, you might not be doing it right.
Great conditions helped eastern Corn Belt farmers make good planting progress. A recent weather shift now threatens those tender, early emerging seedlings and has growers weighing their options. (more…)