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Whether it’s new technology, a better management practice or a cost-saving measure, you can’t reap the benefits until you make it happen. That’s why today is the best time to integrate Case IH Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) into your operation. (more…)

“… 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…)

When fields are hit by floods or hail, crops require special consideration.

Weigh Your Options for Flooded Fields

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…)

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.

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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…)

Be thorough evaluating whether to replant.

Replant or not? That’s a Tough Call.

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.

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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…)

Near-ideal conditions this spring have helped Minnesota farmers plant their crops in a timely fashion. It’s been a complete 180 from recent years. And that’s a good thing — as long as the rains return. (more…)

Rain makes grain. But too much winter or spring moisture can rob plants of the nutrients they need to grow and mature. Whether side dress is part of your planned fertility program or a new consideration driven by this year’s weather, choose the best equipment to get the job done right.

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This planting season has been a welcome change across the northern Plains. With fewer weather challenges compared with the last two years, farmers have made good headway on spring wheat, sugarbeets and other crops. Timely maintenance can help ensure the rest of the season goes smoothly. (more…)