Good soil tilth is important for many reasons. It affects all of the processes occurring in the soil matrix, the most important of which is movement of oxygen and water needed for plant growth. (more…)
For the past couple of years, the Case IH Pro Demo Team travels during the summer and fall supporting Case IH dealers and customers as they demonstrate the productivity and value of the Axial-Flow combine and headers. Although the primary purpose of this small group of specialists is to support Case IH dealers, like the ProHarvest Support Team, they are never too busy to help or bring awareness to those in need. (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…)
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…)
For farmers who like to pack more work into each day, Case IH offers state-of-the art LED lighting solutions that can substantially benefit your safety and productivity on the farm. And, regardless of the type of farming you do, the more work you perform after hours, the more valuable good lighting becomes. What percentage of time do you farm in the dark? Let us know how LED lighting helps you get the job done, even at night. (more…)
In the previous post, we introduced you to the Combine Header Center of Excellence. Coming out of this world-class production facility located in Burlington, Iowa, are the new Case IH 3000 series draper headers, which are designed to harvest more acres in less time, with superior crop feeding and less susceptibility to crop moisture.
What features do you look for in Case IH draper headers? (more…)
Experts say that what you do during harvest can have a big impact in the spring. In this installment of our Agronomic Design principles series, we’re talking about the importance of leaving behind the right amount and type of residue at harvest time.
How does your operation manage crop residue during harvesting? (more…)
In the sixth installment of our Agronomic Design principles blog series, we’re talking about what farmers can do to reduce harvest loss.
What are you doing on your farm to try to reduce harvest loss? (more…)