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…)
Our final Case IH radio interview is with Dr. Rob Zemenchik, Case IH Crop Production Marketing Manager. Zemenchik discusses how Case IH customer input and a deep understanding of agronomic principles are fundamental to the Case IH design process. (more…)
As harvest season concludes, we are amazed by the different harvesting conditions across North America. In many areas, yield averages were higher than expected, despite the wet, cold spring that stalled getting crops into the ground followed by a hot, dry summer.
We’d like to hear your harvest report. Tell us about your harvest experience this year. Did yields come in as you anticipated? (more…)
In this third installment of our Agronomic Design Insights video series Video, Terry Snack, a Case IH Combine Product Specialist, focuses on how the Agronomic Design principles of the Case IH Axial-Flow® combines and corn heads can help reduce ear drop and loose kernel loss.
How is harvest progressing in your area? How has your Axial-Flow combine helped you minimize loss? (more…)
Kevin Knapp provides this season’s final Harvest Report. He is the Case IH Combine Product Specialist for Wisconsin, northern Illinois and eastern Iowa. Look for our summary of the Harvest Reports next week, and tell us how harvest is progressing in your area. (more…)
In this Harvest Report, Case IH Combine Product Specialist Mike King is our guest blogger. He tells us about conditions in his territory of Minnesota and central Iowa (north to south). We’re anxious to hear about harvest progress in your part of the country. Were your yields better or worse than expected? (more…)
Louis Melanson, Case IH Combine Product Specialist for Alberta and Saskatchewan, says that his customers are harvesting a bumper crop. Melanson, who has been with Case IH for 35 years, provides an update on harvest progress in his area. (more…)
Nick Briese, Case IH Combine Product Specialist for Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, the Dakotas and Nebraska, provides this week’s harvest report. Briese grew up on a Montana farm where his family still grows spring and winter wheat while running only Case IH equipment. Briese has been with Case IH for three years, and has spent two of them as a combine specialist. (more…)
At the 2013 Farm Progress Show, Case IH introduced the new lineup of combine draper heads and corn heads, resulting from a $60 million investment in manufacturing improvements, research and development. (more…)
Today’s harvest blogger is Troy Crawford, Case IH Combine Product Specialist for the Western states — California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona and Nevada. He has served Case IH customers in this role for the last year and a half, assisting them with the harvest of all the various crops that are grown in that area. Crawford grew up helping out on his uncles’ cattle ranch and wheat farm in Idaho, started as an office manager moving into sales and management at a Case IH dealership before taking his current position with Case IH. (more…)