With margins squeezed tighter than a gopher in a hay baler, efficiency and cost containment have become agriculture’s near-term mantra. Effectively marketing your crop to maximize income is critical, but as you prepare for the coming growing season, consider the expense side of the ledger.
By now, you’ve likely already begun implementing your 2015 cropping plan — seed order is in; your fall fertilizer is down; spring fertilizer is locked in; herbicide decisions are formulated. As you continue developing next year’s plan, don’t forget to factor in some flexibility.
Today’s planter technology allows producers to place seeds precisely where they want them. Now, thanks to Case IH and Precision Planting®, producers can take that technology to a new level by adding valuable new options that fit their individual needs. (more…)
The Penton Farm Progress’ 2014 Hay and Forage Expo is set to take place tomorrow and Thursday – June 25 and 26 – in Boone, Iowa, at the Central Iowa Expo. The Central Iowa Expo also is the location for the 2014 Farm Progress Show. Case IH will showcase a full line-up of hay and forage equipment and Case IH specialists will be on hand to answer questions. (more…)
Mother Nature didn’t make it too easy to get seed in the ground in many parts this spring. However, the pace picked up rapidly once she gave a window of opportunity. Along the way, Case IH crop production specialists have shared planting reports, including how Case IH equipment is helping producers make the most out of adverse conditions and provide a better environment for germination. (more…)
Today’s guest blogger is Kurt Hohlbein, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for Ohio, northern Indiana and western Michigan. He grew up on a row crop farm in Ohio and has been a Crop Production Specialist for the past three years. (more…)
Spring is here, and that means that hay season is just around the corner. With that in mind, Case IH is launching our spring sales event! Now through June 30, you can finance a Case IH Farmall®, Puma® or Maxxum® series tractor, along with hay and forage equipment, with up to zero percent interest. (more…)
Today’s blog post is guest-written by Katie Heger, a Case IH customer from Underwood, North Dakota. She recently participated in the Partners in Agricultural Leadership (PAL) program, which is facilitated by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). 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, the first of two posts from AFBF PAL attendees, Heger shares her experiences. (more…)