Case IH Launches Optum Tractor Series

Lizzy Schultz

Case IH beefed up its forage lineup this month with the new Optum tractor series, which was publicly launched at the 2015 Farm Progress Show. The Optum tractor joins the company’s complete line of hay and forage equipment, including updates across its Puma® and Maxxum® series offerings. “The Optum is targeted to be a heavy duty haying tractor, for those …

Case IH, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Forage, Harvest, Hay, Tractor

New from Case IH

Chuck Zimmerman

Case IH welcomed agricultural media prior to the Farm Progress Show to see some new products. These include their precision planting products, their Axial Flow technology, their track products and more. Jim Walker, Vice President, North America, welcomed us to the evening event and I spoke with him afterward. On the lot for the first time publicly was their new …

Agribusiness, Audio, Case IH, Farm Progress Show, Tractor

New Coffee Table Book Highlights IH Equipment

John Davis

A new book recounts the glories of International Harvester and Case IH equipment. Octane Press says the book, “Red Combines 1915–2015,” comes out this September and chronicles the complete story of the most significant piece of farm equipment built in the 20th century. The 384-page coffee table book is also a tribute to the people who invented the machine that …

Case IH

Congressman Ryan tours CNH Plant

Kelly Marshall

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan toured CNH Industrial‘s plant in Racine, WI last week.  He met with management, toured the plant, and attended a town hall forum. Congressman Ryan chairs the Ways and Means Committee in the US House.  He met with chief officers and members of CNH Industrial’s North American management team to discuss manufacturing and trade issues. “Our employees around the …

Agribusiness, Case IH, Financial, Government, New Holland

‘Big Tractors’ Makes Modern Farming Hero in Kids Book

John Davis

The latest childrens books makes modern farming the hero. Octane Press has released the second in the series of its “Casey & Friends” books with “Big Tractors,” an educational and entertaining look at how tractors, combines and tillage equipment operate together on the farm, featuring CASE IH equipment in real farming situations. Holly Dufek, a seasoned educator and national curriculum …

Case IH, Tractor

Case IH Introduces Certified Pre-Owned Program

Jamie Johansen

Dan Danford, Case IH, talked with Ag View‘s Ken Rahjes at the 2015 Commodity Classic about the Case IH Certified Pre-Owned Program. The program is aimed to give customers the best warranties and financing on late model Case IH Steiger tractors, Magnum tractors and Axial-Flow combines. “This is targeted for those who over the past five or six years have …

Agribusiness, Case IH, Commodity Classic, Equipment, Tractor

Book Introduces Children to the World of Modern Farming

Jamie Johansen

“A Year on the Farm,” a new educational children’s book from Case IH, introduces children, ages 4 to 8, to modern farming, showing how the tractors, combines and other equipment are needed to plant and harvest crops. The first in a series from Case IH, “A Year on the Farm” is filled with colorful photography, fun illustrations and a cast …

Agribusiness, Book Review, Case IH, Youth