EQUIPMENT http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en Krone's Newest Forage Tools Include Chopper Series, Mowers http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/krones-newest-forage-tools-include-chopper-series-mowers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Hay & Forage Grower was invited to Germany to see demonstrations of Krone's newest – and not all yet released – forage machines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/krones-newest-forage-tools-include-chopper-series-mowers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/krones-newest-forage-tools-include-chopper-series-mowers#comments Harvesting Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:46:00 +0000 26851 at http://hayandforage.com New Flexible Piping System Saves Water http://hayandforage.com/equipment/new-flexible-piping-system-saves-water <div class="field-deck"> It’s easy to install and relocate </div> <div class="node-body article-body">PolyNet is a new piping solution for a portable drip irrigation system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/equipment/new-flexible-piping-system-saves-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/equipment/new-flexible-piping-system-saves-water#comments EQUIPMENT Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:31:00 +0000 27421 at http://hayandforage.com <p>This collapsible irrigation pipe is made of polyethylene materials that can withstand the weight of field machinery and environmental conditions, company officials say.&nbsp;</p> Hillco Machine Makes One-Pass Livestock Feed Possible http://hayandforage.com/equipment/hillco-machine-makes-one-pass-livestock-feed-possible <div class="field-deck"> This system bales good-quality residue behind the combine </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A one-pass system from Hillco Technologies harvests and packages crop residue into livestock feed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/equipment/hillco-machine-makes-one-pass-livestock-feed-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/equipment/hillco-machine-makes-one-pass-livestock-feed-possible#comments EQUIPMENT Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:23:00 +0000 27531 at http://hayandforage.com <p>The Single Pass Round Bale System is powered by hydraulics and includes a spout and hitch connected to a combine and a hopper and feed system attached to the front of a baler.</p> 4 New Ag Products You Need To See This Fall http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/4-new-ag-products-you-need-see-fall <div class="node-body gallery-body">Claas, Hiniker, Kubota and John Deere have new ag machines out this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/4-new-ag-products-you-need-see-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/4-new-ag-products-you-need-see-fall#comments Harvesting Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:59:00 +0000 27401 at http://hayandforage.com <p>One of the newly redesigned Claas Jaguar 900 Series forage harvesters in action.</p> Vermeer Introduces Non-Stop Round Baler Prototype http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/vermeer-introduces-non-stop-round-baler-prototype <div class="field-deck"> It could increase productivity and forage quality </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vermeer Corporation introduced a fully continuous round baler during dealer meetings today, Sept. 4, in Pella, IA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/vermeer-introduces-non-stop-round-baler-prototype" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/vermeer-introduces-non-stop-round-baler-prototype#comments Harvesting Thu, 04 Sep 2014 21:53:00 +0000 27301 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Vermeer&#39;s prototype continuous round baler efficiently packaged and ejected tight bales on the go during demonstrations at the company&#39;s Pella, IA, plant.</p> Photo: Fae Holin Harvest Tec Machine Makes Dew, Too http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/harvest-tec-machine-makes-dew-too <div class="field-deck"> Dew Simulator is cost-effective, used mostly as backup </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Another commercial machine on the market that adds moisture to hay is called the Dew Simulator, from Harvest Tec, Hudson, WI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/harvest-tec-machine-makes-dew-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/harvest-tec-machine-makes-dew-too#comments Harvesting Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:15:00 +0000 27261 at http://hayandforage.com Eastern Grower Invests In Dew Machine http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/eastern-grower-invests-dew-machine <div class="field-deck"> He’ll increase alfalfa acres to justify purchase </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Pennsylvania hay grower sees value in a dew machine to steam the hay in the daytime to preserve the leaf content.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/eastern-grower-invests-dew-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/eastern-grower-invests-dew-machine#comments Harvesting Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:09:00 +0000 27251 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Jerry Miller, Friedens, PA, was the first to buy a Staheli DewPoint 6110 in the East, where he uses it to widen his harvest window - and hold on leaves. He ordered his machine to match the color of his baler.</p> Dew Machine Fools Mother Nature http://hayandforage.com/processingpackaging/dew-machine-fools-mother-nature <div class="field-deck"> Its sales pick up steam </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A machine that adds steam to hay as it moves into a big square baler is gaining popularity with Western growers tired of waiting for natural dew.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/processingpackaging/dew-machine-fools-mother-nature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/processingpackaging/dew-machine-fools-mother-nature#comments Processing/Packaging Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:27:00 +0000 27241 at http://hayandforage.com <p>The durability of the Staheli DewPoint 6110 was tested during a 72-hour baling stint in which the machine, which adds moisture to hay as the hay moves into the baler, produced more than 4,500 3 x 4 x 8&#39; bales.</p> Photo: Fae Holin Bale Smart System Moves Bales Fast http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/bale-smart-system-moves-bales-fast <div class="field-deck"> This three-machine process is simple, too, manufacturer says </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This Bale Smart System allows one operator to quickly move large round bales. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/bale-smart-system-moves-bales-fast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/bale-smart-system-moves-bales-fast#comments Harvesting Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:27:00 +0000 27201 at http://hayandforage.com <p>The Bale Cart, which holds up to 10 large round bales, is part of a bale-loading system that includes a grapple and trailer kit (see photo below) and requires only one operator.</p> The 72-Hour Baling Challenge http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/72-hour-baling-challenge <div class="node-body video-body">A marathon baling using a relatively new Staheli West DewPoint 6110 in dry and windy southern Utah was completed triumphantly last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/72-hour-baling-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/harvesting/72-hour-baling-challenge#comments Harvesting Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:07:00 +0000 26261 at http://hayandforage.com <p>The Staheli West DewPoint 6110 was run 72 hours straight to produce more than 4,600 bales of hay from four farms near Enterprise, UT. The Staheli crew baled despite winds up to 30 mph. The goal of the event: To show the machine&#39;s durability and that it could produce top-quality bales that held leaves.</p>