There is the potential to collect more on-farm agronomic data than ever before, and farmers need the hardware and software systems to share information. The most scalable solution is to enable hardware and software systems to communicate automatically through secure cloud services or tools, so that the data can be put to work in real time. However, many farmers share legitimate concerns about what will happen to their operation’s data and questions about who controls that data and how it will be used. (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…)
Today’s guest blogger is Tony McClelland, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for Illinois and most of Missouri. Growing up, McClelland spent his summers at his family farm in Michigan. He started with Case IH in 1999 in tech support for Case IH Magnum™ and Maxxum® tractors. Before becoming a Crop Production Specialist, McClelland worked in inside sales, high horsepower tractor marketing and served as a tractor specialist. (more…)
In the fifth installment of our Agronomic Design principles blog series, we’re talking about pesticide and herbicide resistance.
What are you doing on your farm to try to reduce pesticide and herbicide resistance? (more…)