Tag: Be Ready
Information access sometimes seems more like information overload — until you need it. Make sure your smartphone and tablet have the best, most useful apps so you can prevent a headache or two this spring. (more…)
Forages are valuable, whether you put up high-quality dairy hay, horse hay or grass hay to keep those high-value beef cows in condition. A timely harvest is good for your livestock, your hay-buying customers and your bottom line.
It’s planting season. But don’t wait on the weatherman before readying your planter. A few hours and some basic steps can help you avoid untimely delays, along with fair amount of frustration, when you pull into that first field.
Depending on the year, spring rains can bring needed moisture or frustrating delays. Regardless, rainy days provide time to catch up on maintenance and repairs. And that can reduce downtime when the sun shines.
Hindsight is OK in farming. Questioning your hybrid or herbicide selection or your marketing strategy can lead to better decisions. But never put yourself in a position where you have to ask, “Why didn’t we devote more time to safety?” It’s too late. You need to recommit to farm safety today.
Preplant, pre-emerge, postemerge or in-season — the application window always seems squeezed. You’ll be ready if you spend some time now servicing your spray equipment. Plus, you’ll reduce the likelihood that downtime shatters that window.
If you’re looking for a break from cleaning the shop, catching up on bookwork or other winter chores, and if the surf and turf at the local steakhouse is the closest you’ll likely get to a beach vacation, let your mind and your mouse wander the Case IH websites. It can be a great tonic for cabin fever.
As the year closes, so does the window of opportunity to bring your 2014 income and expenses in line with previous years. This savvy business move can help lower your income tax liability.
‘Tis the season. Share how Case IH equipment helps you Be Ready for the holidays and you could win one of three collectible toys.
The Case IH 2015 lineup is designed to meet the wide range of producer equipment and service needs. Have you seen the new products at the fall farm shows? What ones are you most excited to put to work in your operation? (more…)