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Some areas of the country will have record-high yields this fall because of favorable growing conditions. New tougher hybrids and increased population are making crop residue more difficult to manage. Although tillage might not be necessary in all fields, consider some best practices if you plan to till this fall, said Tim Nix, Tillage Marketing Manager, Case IH.

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Not all openers, disks and sweeps are created equal. This video shows how the superior design of Case IH Earth Metal® sweep, opener or disk blades is based on years of in-depth tillage and planting agronomic research. (more…)

Soil tilth promotes the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the soil, which encourages root growth.

Why Good Soil Tilth Matters

Good soil tilth is important for many reasons. It affects all of the processes occurring in the soil matrix, the most important of which is movement of oxygen and water needed for plant growth. (more…)

The new True-Tandem™ 345 seed bed disk harrow is a great addition to the field-proven Case IH tillage legacy. With key advances that help improve field finish, durability and machine productivity, the equipment provides growers with optimum results. (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 Jeff Middleton, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia. Jeff grew up helping on his grandparents’ poultry farm, where they also had an ornamental shrub nursery. Before joining Case IH, Jeff spent 18 years in the seed business.  (more…)

Mark Swanson is the Case IH Crop Production Specialist for central and northern Illinois and eastern Iowa. A 30-year veteran with Case IH, Mark has specialized in planters since 2006.

Read his report below and let us know if planting is underway in your area. We want to hear from you!  (more…)

Today’s guest blogger is Tony McClelland, Case IH Crop Production Specialist for Illinois and most of Missouri. Growing up, McClelland spent his summers at his family farm in Michigan. He started with Case IH in 1999 in tech support for Case IH Magnum™ and Maxxum® tractors. Before becoming a Crop Production Specialist, McClelland worked in inside sales, high horsepower tractor marketing and served as a tractor specialist. (more…)

Today, we continue our Be Ready blog series looking at the six agronomic drivers that impact photocopy plants; this installment focuses on soil density.  (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…)

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