The planter is an essential piece of equipment on the farm. Bill Hoeg, Case IH planter sales and marketing manager, North America, explains the importance of the planter and offers some tips for making your next planter buying decision.
Hoeg cites six agronomic principles of optimized planting growers should consider when buying a new planter: proper seed depth; uniform seed depth across the planter and throughout the field; good soil-to-seed contact; uniform soil pressure all around the seed; accurate seed population; and accurate in-row seed spacing....More
Case IH today made two formal announcements pertaining to its tractor line at the 2012 Commodity Classic in Nashville, TN.
The first was in regard to newly released results of Nebraska Tractor Test Lab fuel-efficiency tests, which the company says set new industry records on fuel savings.
The test report shows that the 600-hp Case IH Steiger 600 tested 8.4 percent more fuel efficient than the competition’s biggest tractor at maximum drawbar pull, and 10.5 percent more fuel efficient at 75 percent drawbar pull maximum power....More
1 Titan Machinery Case IH New Holland
91 locations in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Romania
2 RDO John Deere
61 locations in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, Arizona, Texas, Oregon, Washington, California
3 Rocky Mtn. Dealerships Case IH New Holland,
38 locations in Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
4 James River Equipment/Colorado Equipment John Deere...More
We asked readers to tell us the farm equipment that was their smartest buy. The list ranges from 30+ year-old tractors to a newer pickup truck. If you have equipment to add to this list, let us know and send us a picture at FIN@penton.com....More
Planter manufacturers Case IH, AGCO-White and Kinze find customers ask more about new technologies on row-crop planters vs. new iron features. Representatives from these companies discussed planter technologies in interviews following a Farm Industry News seminar held at the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show....More
What is the direction of sales and the buyer trends for 4-WD tractors among manufacturers, such as AGCO, Case IH, Claas, John Deere, New Holland, and Versatile? See this brief summary, produced at the National Farm Machinery Show tractor seminar by Jodie Wehrspann.
Denny Stroo, marketing manager for Case IH North America, explains features of the new value-based Farmall 140A tractor. An economy model, it is geared toward smaller, practical farm applications. Priced between $54,000 and $58,000, this tractor rounds out the Case IH family of Framall series tractors....More
Scott Rash, public relations manager for Case IH North America, previewed a special skid-steer loader to be donated to the national Future Farmers of America (FFA) through auction. The multipurpose skid steer was lit up in red lights and named "Red Power" at the Case IH booth....More
As part of its Steiger Tiger Tour, Case IH recently demonstrated what it claims is “the most powerful tillage system in the world.” The 670-hp Steiger 600, the industry’s most powerful tractor, was paired with the 26-ft.-wide Ecolo-Tiger 870, the industry’s biggest combination disk ripper. In one pass, the system cut, ripped, and leveled a field of corn stalks at a work rate of 24 acres/hr. The tractor, powered by a new 12.9-liter Case IH engine by FTP, equipped with Tier 4A SCR technology, burned from 1.1 to 1.6 gal....More
In time for spring planting, Case IH will offer two new telematics products to track field machinery in real time, monitor machine operations data and transfer field application records between the field and farm office....More
The Case IH Steiger 600 tractor features a suspended cab, extended visibility, four independent tracks to reduce compaction and many other features. Fred Bower, Case IH large tractor product specialist, shows off some of the new elements of this powerful tractor that boasts 670 peak hp....More
Take a ride in the Case IH Steiger 600 tractor with Fred Bower, Case IH large tractor product specialist. Watch the tractor guide itself and experience the extended visibility from inside the cab of this powerful new tractor....More
Case IH just announced how it will meet EPA’s stringent engine emissions limits being imposed in 2014. The limits, called Tier 4, call for a 90% reduction in particulate matter and nitrogen oxides (NOx) over the Tier 3 requirements that went into effect a decade ago....More