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Get your round baler in game shape
Jan. 20, 2021
As the snow flies around most of the country, it gives us a chance to look back at last season and decide what good and bad things happened...
It might be time for a 3x4 upgrade
Dec. 22, 2020
As much as farmers like to complain about the cost of hay equipment, few forage producers don’t enjoy looking at or reading about the equipment needed to get hay and silage into storage. I can tell...
Rakes: the bridge from cutting to baling
Nov. 16, 2020
Haying season is all wrapped up for 2020, and judging by the comments I’ve seen on social media, it has still been either feast or famine for most of the country...
Earlage gains popularity
Aug. 21, 2020
For the most part, this summer has been a hot one, and the corn plants are soaking up those heat units! It has made for a nice crop year in the Southeast...
July 22, 2020
KronExpo 2020 was live on July 16, 2020. This interactive, virtual webinar featured Krone equipment demonstrations and Q&A with Krone product experts...
Vertical, single-screw mixers have improved
May 19, 2020
EVERYONE is finally in or near the full swing of the 2020 hay season. Some of us in the South are working on the second cutting of spring annuals, and the fertilizer trucks are running hard...
A hayfield helper
March 30, 2020
The snow is still flying in some regions, and many hay producers are busy looking over their equipment and getting it ready to go...
Custom farm operations: What to charge?
March 24, 2020
It’s once again time to document what farmers are actually paying or charging to help out their neighbors with machine field operations. Custom rate guides are popular documents in those states that...
Get your mower in peak condition
March 13, 2020
As winter has fully set in for most of the country, indoor jobs that often center around machinery maintenance are popular and beneficial at this time...
Don’t cut it too close
Jan. 13, 2020
The introduction of disc mowers has allowed forages to be cut close to the ground — much closer than sickle bar mowers...
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