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Making a farm transition is a big job, but a Case IH Farmall® tractor can make it easier. That is why Shelby Watson Hampton was thrilled when she was named one of the runners-up in the American Farm Bureau Federation Discussion Meet and won a Farmall 55A tractor. The Be Ready blog featured Shelby and the other AFBF Discussion Meet runners-up in a previous post(more…)

The Agronomic Design Insights series is back with a focus on soil compaction. In this webisode, Tony McClelland, Case IH Crop Production Specialist, talks about the effect soil compaction can have on long-term yields, and features of the Case IH Steiger® Quadtrac® and Rowtrac™ design that can help minimize its impact. (more…)

This week’s planting report comes from Dave Brennan, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for Nebraska, Colorado and western Kansas. He grew up on a diversified farm in northwest Iowa, raising corn, soybeans and livestock. Joining Case IH right after college, Brennan has served in a variety of roles with the company, including Parts & Service Quality Supervisor at the Grand Island combine manufacturing facility, Field Service Rep, Manager of Field Service Operations, Parts & Service Rep, and Precision Farming Product Specialist, before assuming his current post.  (more…)

This post continues our Be Ready blog series looking at the six agronomic drivers that impact photocopy plants; this installment focuses on accurate seed populations and in-row seed spacing. (more…)

This post continues our Be Ready blog series looking at the six agronomic drivers that impact photocopy plants; this installment focuses on compaction. (more…)

This is the fourth installment in the Be Ready blog series on photocopy plants. This week’s post discusses the importance of good seed-to-soil contact. (more…)

The Case IH Steiger® Quadtrac 620 was selected as “Machine of the Year 2014” at Agritechnica this past November in Hannover, Germany. The group that selected the “Machine of the Year” was quite impressed with the Steiger’s peak performance due to traction and soil protection. (more…)

Purchasing a new planter is a major decision. In this video, Case IH Planter Marketing Manager Bill Hoeg provides a detailed walk-around of the Early Riser® planter, explaining how its features contribute to increased yield potential. It includes a side-by-side comparison of an Early Riser row unit and a conventional row unit. See firsthand the distinct soil profiles of seed trenches that are the result of two different row units. (more…)

Case IH customers who own Magnum tractors and experience variable soil conditions can now make minor adjustments to their AFS AccuGuide settings to achieve improved performance.

AFS AccuGuide Updated for Magnum Tractors

Fully integrated Case IH Advanced Farming Systems® (AFS) technology helps producers maximize their return on investment and maximize short windows during critical seasons. Using only the AFS Pro 700 control center, producers can seamlessly interface with multiple new technology upgrades available in 2014. (more…)

Experts say that what you do during harvest can have a big impact in the spring. In this installment of our Agronomic Design principles series, we’re talking about the importance of leaving behind the right amount and type of residue at harvest time.

How does your operation manage crop residue during harvesting? (more…)

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