Optimism and livestock production go together like cheese and burgers. Caring for animals, watching them grow, feeding the world — what’s not to be optimistic about? With a positive outlook for 2015, there is good reason to prepare for a productive year.
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…)
Case IH experts recently joined RFD-TV’s Mark Oppold on “Rural America Live” to talk tractors, hay tools and the Case IH Spring Sales Event. Case IH panelists included Zach Hetterick, Livestock Marketing Manager; Cole Carling, Hay & Forage Marketing Manager; and Brett DeVries, Livestock Product Specialists. They answered viewers questions live on the air. Here are some examples: (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…)
The Case IH Puma® series tractors are known for their maneuverability and dependability for livestock producers, mixed-farm enterprises and row crop farms. Case IH is excited to introduce six new models to the lineup. Do you own a Puma tractor? Which of these new features are you most excited about? (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…)
As part of the Field of Deals sales event, we asked producers a series of question related to some of the featured equipment, including what they would do if they won a 2012 Ram truck. One young woman feels her dad deserves a decent truck for everything he’s done to help her. And a rancher told us the first thing he’d do is “put it in its work clothes.” Watch this video to see and hear what other farmers and ranchers would do if they were to win the truck. (more…)
When it comes to hay equipment to help you Be Ready for the upcoming growing season, we have some great resources within Case IH who are anxious to assist you. Brett DeVries, Case IH Hay and Forage Marketing Manager, is our guest blogger this week and shares insight into high-productivity equipment to help you get maximum hay yields. (more…)
Case IH has made the winter farm show circuit and enjoyed visiting with many of you at these premier events. We hope the conversations we had with you, along with a look at our equipment, will help you Be Ready to take on the upcoming growing season.
What shows did you attend this winter? Leave a comment and let us know. Here’s a recap of a few of the recent winter shows: (more…)
Today, we begin a short series of posts on hay production insights. Our guest blogger is hay and forage expert, Kevin Shinners, Ph.D., Professor of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who can help you gain insight and Be Ready for the upcoming growing season. Here he shares his thoughts on how to ensure that the hay you’re harvesting is of the highest quality, so you can reap the benefits of high market prices. (more…)