As grain bins for on-farm storage popped up like crops during spring in recent years, they brought improved marketing options and reduced commercial storage costs. They also shifted more grain quality responsibility to the producer.
We are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel for the 2014 harvest season. In western Iowa, western Minnesota, South Dakota and southern North Dakota, the corn harvest is more than 50 percent complete, with yields of 160 to 190 bushels per acre. A good share of soybeans also have been harvested, with some of the best yields in Iowa at 60 or more bushels per acre.
Rain and late-maturing crops have created challenging harvest conditions in Nebraska. Case IH Combine Specialist Jesse Williams shares his perspective on this year’s crop.
The three-blast rule — sounding the horn three times before starting a combine — is one of the most important safety tips to follow, explains Dan Renaud, Case IH Combine Product Specialist. Read on for more tips to make this a safe and successful harvest season.
No matter how you prefer to cut or package hay, Case IH offers a growing lineup of innovative equipment to harvest and handle it. Did you see the new Case IH hay and forage tools at last week’s Farm Progress Show? How might they benefit your operation? (more…)
The new Case IH Axial-Flow 240 series combines will deliver the top performance that producers have come to expect from Axial-Flow combines. More high-quality grain, simplicity, crop adaptability, matched capacity and top resale values – plus unmatched horsepower. (more…)
Courtney Harder gives us a look into her summer as a Case IH intern. She returned to Case IH as a Combine Marketing Intern after interning in the crop production department last summer. Stay tuned to the Be Ready blog for more posts from our interns. And, if you or someone you know is interested in applying for a Case IH internship, visit www.campusconnect.cnh.com to view available positions. (more…)
Case IH has two ProHarvest support teams that support custom harvesters as they make their way from the Texas/Oklahoma border north through the U.S. wheat belt to the Canadian border. For nearly 30 years, Case IH ProHarvest support teams have supplied parts, technical advice and operational instruction to Axial-Flow® custom harvesters and their crews to ensure a smooth wheat harvest. (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…)
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…)