Twenty-six new or redesigned forage planting, harvesting and handling machines are a part of 15 equipment manufacturers’ lineups for 2013. Here are short rundowns of what’s new and how they could fit into growers’ operations.
A machine that adds moisture to hay at baling “truly changed the whole game in our hay operation,” says Ryan Schwebach, a McIntosh, NM, alfalfa grower who used the DewPoint 6110 this past growing season....More
Scarifying sod with a harrow or field drag can give the seed-to-soil contact needed to successfully broadcast-seed forages. But many drags are difficult to transport or too heavy or aggressive to be used with small-seeded forages, say two University of Arkansas Extension specialists....More