Planting

earth metal prod and testing

What goes into better disks and sweeps? A LOT.

Posted on: 01/29/2013
Posted in: Planting, Primary tillage, Seedbed preparation

Not all disks and sweeps are created equal. The stronger, sharper and longer-wearing they are, the fewer headaches in the field—and the fewer unnecessary drains on your profit.

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bulk hopper maintenance

Planter maintenance series
Part 4: Bulk hopper

Posted on: 01/29/2013
Posted in: Planting, Video tips

The final part of our planter maintenance series covers the bulk hopper. Check cover-gasket condition and seal integrity. If the cover gasket does not appear to contact the cover evenly, adjustment of the hinges and latches may be helpful in […]

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row unit maintenance

Planter maintenance series
Part 3: Row unit

Posted on: 01/29/2013
Posted in: Planting, Video tips

In part three of our planter maintenance series, we’ll inspect the row unit. Check the distance between the opener disks at the closest point. Distance between the openers should be shimmed to 0 – 3.1 mm (0 – 1/8 in). […]

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seed meter maintenance

Planter maintenance series
Part 2: Advanced seed meter

Posted on: 01/29/2013
Posted in: Planting, Video tips

Continuing with our planter maintenance series, we’ll explore seed-meter inspection. The simple design of the Case IH Advanced Seed Meter greatly reduces maintenance demands as compared to other seed meters. With just a few simple steps, operators can inspect the […]

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daily maintenance

Planter maintenance series
Part 1: Daily planter maintenance

Posted on: 01/28/2013
Posted in: Featured, Planting, Video tips

Daily maintenance on Case IH planters is limited to a few simple lubrication and component checks—but performing them can make all the difference when it comes to the efficiency of your machine. Follow these steps to ensure regular, optimal performance: […]

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