Harvesting http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/14059/more en Chopper Manufacturers Respond To Shredlage http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/chopper-manufacturers-respond-shredlage <div class="field-deck"> Alternative and stronger crop processors result </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Krone, New Holland, John Deere and Claas of America are responding to harvester interest in more aggressive kernel processing and longer lengths of cut since Shredlage debuted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/chopper-manufacturers-respond-shredlage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/chopper-manufacturers-respond-shredlage#comments Harvesting Gold Custom Forage Harvesting Shredlage Tue, 22 Apr 2014 02:49:00 +0000 25211 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Fae Holin Wisconsin Legislators Tackle Road-Use Law http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/wisconsin-legislators-tackle-road-use-law <div class="field-deck"> Expected rules may be a guide for other states </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new law governing the operation of farm equipment on public roads was moving toward final approval by the Wisconsin State Legislature early this month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/wisconsin-legislators-tackle-road-use-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/wisconsin-legislators-tackle-road-use-law#comments Harvesting Custom Forage Harvesting Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:53:00 +0000 25131 at http://hayandforage.com Photo: Fae Holin Hay Bale Converters Unroll More Profit http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/hay-bale-converters-unroll-more-profit <div class="field-deck"> Turning round bales into small squares speeds harvest, too </div> <div class="node-body article-body">David Goolsby is using a bale converter to turn stored Bermudagrass round bales into small squares as orders come in.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/hay-bale-converters-unroll-more-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/hay-bale-converters-unroll-more-profit#comments Harvesting Custom Forage Harvesting Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:14:00 +0000 25261 at http://hayandforage.com <p>A round bale is ready for unrolling and conversion to small square bales at Goolsby Farms, Jasper, FL. The white cylinders at center are the hay dethatchers; the square baler is in the background.</p> Photos: Marc Stucker 17 Hay Harvesting Machines To Check Out http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/17-hay-harvesting-machines-check-out <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out new mowers, mower-conditioners, windrowers, rakes and a tedder just released to the marketplace by major ag manufacturers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/17-hay-harvesting-machines-check-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/17-hay-harvesting-machines-check-out#comments Harvesting Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:27:00 +0000 24371 at http://hayandforage.com Forage Handling Equipment For 2014 http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/forage-handling-equipment-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">These tools thelp preserve and haul hay from the field to its end use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/forage-handling-equipment-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/forage-handling-equipment-2014#comments Harvesting Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:05:00 +0000 24491 at http://hayandforage.com 6 Of The Newest Balers For The 2014 Haying Season http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/6-newest-balers-2014-haying-season <div class="node-body gallery-body">Major forage-equipment manufacturers are offering new balers with the latest in technologies to be available this harvest season. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/6-newest-balers-2014-haying-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/6-newest-balers-2014-haying-season#comments Harvesting Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:22:00 +0000 24241 at http://hayandforage.com Hay Tarps Can Be A Good Storage Choice http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/hay-tarps-can-be-good-storage-choice <div class="field-deck"> Options include traditional and breathable products </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hay tarps can be a good alternative to barns or commodity sheds when storing hay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/hay-tarps-can-be-good-storage-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/hay-tarps-can-be-good-storage-choice#comments Harvesting Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:31:00 +0000 24201 at http://hayandforage.com Poly Straps Keep V-Rake Teeth Strong http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/poly-straps-keep-v-rake-teeth-strong <div class="field-deck"> Rancher’s system also improves rake performance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The VRTS System supports rake teeth and can improve performance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/poly-straps-keep-v-rake-teeth-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/poly-straps-keep-v-rake-teeth-strong#comments Harvesting Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:23:00 +0000 23961 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Adding yellow, polyethylene straps to hold V-rake teeth cuts repairs and improves windrow performance, as the haying photo, below, shows, says Reg Roth, the rancher who invented them.</p> Forage Machines From World Ag Expo http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/forage-machines-world-ag-expo <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are 5 pieces of ag equipment that were on display at World Ag Expo, Feb. 11-13 in Tulare, CA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/forage-machines-world-ag-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/forage-machines-world-ag-expo#comments Harvesting Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:13:00 +0000 24011 at http://hayandforage.com Pack More Product Fast With High-Density Baler http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/pack-more-product-fast-high-density-baler <div class="field-deck"> Krone BigPack 1290 compares well to older HDP machine </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Krone BigPack 1290 HDP II large square baler runs faster and produces more 3 x 4’ bales at a higher density than its predecessor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/pack-more-product-fast-high-density-baler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/pack-more-product-fast-high-density-baler#comments Harvesting Fri, 10 Jan 2014 01:42:00 +0000 23621 at http://hayandforage.com <p> <style type="text/css"> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"MS 明朝"; 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