Del Massey, Case IH Crop Production Product Specialist who covers parts of Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee and the Bootheel region of Missouri, kicks off our 2014 planting reports. Del grew up on a farm in northeast Arkansas, growing corn, rice and soybeans. The farm is still in operation today. He’s been with Case IH for four years – the past two years as a Crop Production Product Specialist. (more…)
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers program held their annual convention in San Antonio, Texas, where they announced the winners of the Achievement Award. Each of the award runners-up received a Case IH Farmall® 65A. (more…)
Each farmer has his or her own rule of thumb for determining planting depths for different crops, but is there really a “magic number” when it comes to seed planting depth?
What is your rule of thumb for determining planting depth? (more…)
Today’s blog post is guest-written by Brandon Whitt, a Case IH customer from Murfreesboro, Tenn. He recently participated in the Partners in Agricultural Leadership (PAL) program, which is facilitated by the American Farm Bureau Federation. This year’s PAL class took a trip to Brazil to learn more about the agriculture industry and how agriculture can be affected on a global scale. In this blog post, Brandon shares his experiences in the PAL program. Brandon also is the 2014 National Young Farmer of the Year. (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…)
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…)
The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy released a report in May 2013 that lists annual cover crops as the most influential practice for reducing nitrogen loss from fields that are in continuous row crop production. (more…)
Our final Case IH radio interview is with Dr. Rob Zemenchik, Case IH Crop Production Marketing Manager. Zemenchik discusses how Case IH customer input and a deep understanding of agronomic principles are fundamental to the Case IH design process. (more…)
In this third installment of our Agronomic Design Insights video series Video, Terry Snack, a Case IH Combine Product Specialist, focuses on how the Agronomic Design principles of the Case IH Axial-Flow® combines and corn heads can help reduce ear drop and loose kernel loss.
How is harvest progressing in your area? How has your Axial-Flow combine helped you minimize loss? (more…)
Our guest blogger today is Corwyn Lepp, Case IH Combine Product Specialist serving western Iowa, western Minnesota, eastern South Dakota and parts of eastern North Dakota. Read what he has to say, and tell us about harvest conditions in your area. (more…)