Growers continually balance eight key agronomic needs: timeliness, crop residue management, soil tilth, seed bed conditions, seed placement accuracy, plant food availability, crop protection and harvest quality. This post is the first in a series that offers insights on some of these specific needs. This first post addresses seed placement accuracy. (more…)
In this Case IH radio interview, Bill Preller, Senior Director of Specialty Products, speaks to where Case IH is headed with its Advanced Farming Systems®, what this means to our customers and how Case IH is providing continuous support in the field. (more…)
Case IH is the first and only agricultural equipment manufacturer to use Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology alone to meet strict Tier 4 B/Final emissions standards. This fall, Case IH introduced 18 new models to the Case IH Efficient Power family – all equipped with this proven high-horsepower, fuel-efficient, simple solution, boasting added power and new features to address producer needs. (more…)
Like you, Case IH dealers across the United States and Canada have been preparing for this year’s growing season so they can help farmers in their area Be Ready to achieve top performance from Case IH products and technology. Watch this video to learn how Case IH dealers are striving to be there for farmers, when they’re needed, to provide the support and service today’s agriculture demands. Find a Case IH dealer near you by using our dealer locator. How is your local Case IH dealer investing in agriculture’s future? (more…)
Case IH’s Colin Rush, Senior Director of Regional Sales, was recently interviewed by FCC, which is Canada’s leading agriculture lender. In part one, he shares his big-picture view of the ag equipment industry, including technology’s important role in making equipment more efficient and more automated. In part two, he discusses ag equipment trends, the balance of innovation and affordability, as well as how Case IH uses its Customer-Driven Product Design Process to develop and improve its red equipment. What do you think will be the next big thing in ag equipment? (more…)
To Be Ready for the future, you need all the best tools at your disposal: the best equipment, the best technology and the best seed, among other things. Reports of possible seed shortages for the coming season have created discussion in agriculture circles. Are the reports real, or are they exaggerated? What do you think? (more…)
As 2011 wraps up, we appreciate your patronage and interest in the Be Ready blog. We’re thankful that agriculture continues to thrive, largely due to dedicated, passionate farmers like you. Here’s a recap of some of our blogs this year – are there others that stick out in your mind? We welcome your comments on our previous blog posts and invite you to offer ideas for topics you’d like to see covered in 2012.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development is helping make high-speed Internet a reality in rural areas. Read on to see how this impacts your business and increases your competitiveness. (more…)
As we celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States, we’re grateful for farmers who work tirelessly to grow our food. We give thanks too for the bountiful resources we have in North America: productive soils, structured markets, a quality infrastructure and the technology that allows us to keep improving efficiency and yields. Other areas of the world are not as fortunate.
Howard G. Buffett, a speaker at the Borlaug Dialogue symposium during the World Food Prize this fall, has worked extensively in Africa to alleviate hunger. A farmer, philanthropist, and son of Warren Buffett, he is also a gifted photographer, and documented the hunger situation in his book, Fragile – The Human Condition. Through his journey, he discovered that we can’t solve other people’s problems, no matter how much money we spend; people need to be engaged in solving their own problems, with help from others.