Video tips

Before you till: Pre-season tillage checklist

Posted on: 01/29/2013
Posted in: Featured, Seedbed preparation, Video tips

The Case IH Tiger-Mate 200 provides uniform soil distribution for faster dry-down, allowing you to plant earlier for an extended growing season with faster germination. Excellent soil tilth means proper pore and soil aggregate size and distribution in the seed […]

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planter safety

Safety first: Basic planter safety tips

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

As the size and complexity of farm equipment grows—coupled with the power of their hydraulics and mechanical systems—safety becomes more important than ever. That’s why it’s crucial to take a few minutes to review your operator’s manual safety information before […]

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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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