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If you’re not happy with your emerging crops’ stands this spring, your planter may simply need a thorough inspection. Adding this annual maintenance step before you park it for the season can help improve planter performance while improving its longevity and protecting resale value. (more…)

You don’t have to wait until your wheat starts to turn to get your combine ready. In fact, cutting wheat earlier, rather than later, can help you haul more grain to the elevator.1 (more…)

It can be a challenge to keep an eye on your crops while you’re still trying to get all of your crops in the ground. But that seems to be the theme this spring. Early season scouting is critical to your crops’ success. Be sure to make time to head off any threats. (more…)

Protecting your crops from pests balances several factors, from product selection to treatment timing to stewardship. Ultimately, you want to cost-effectively achieve full yield potential. Take time now to evaluate your application methods and equipment. (more…)

A proactive approach is the only approach to farm safety. That’s why Case IH annually launches its ProHarvest support tour with a safety training session. It’s a wildly popular, fast-approaching event. Plan now to attend May 25 or 26 in Oklahoma. (more…)

Like most farmers these days, you’re keeping a close eye on costs. If you raise livestock, you know feed is your largest expense. Did you also know that ramping up your hay quality can help reduce those expenses? It all starts with a little time, timeliness and, of course, some good fortune. (more…)

Efficiency is more than a buzzword this growing season. For many of you, it’s your mantra. When it comes to application, efficiency is about more than conserving inputs — it’s about product and natural resources stewardship.1 So make time to calibrate your spray equipment now and throughout the application season. (more…)

From wet to dry to way too wet, field conditions across the southern United States are challenging farmers more than usual this spring. Case IH track technology and perseverance are helping growers plant as timely as possible.

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The saying goes: If you don’t like the weather, just give it 15 minutes. The same goes for field conditions: If you don’t like them this spring, just wait until next year. The problem is that sitting out the season isn’t an option. (more…)

We’ve all seen the pictures of field-ready seeding equipment dusted with — and occasionally buried in — snow. Those reminders raise the question: Is there a planting season more volatile than spring in spring wheat country? (more…)