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Poll: Alfalfa Variety Selection
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Poll: Forage inventory
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Poll: Forage-Making Season
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Poll: Time of Alfalfa Cutting
– – Alfalfa-Cutting Time Results
Minimize your forage harvester downtime
Dec. 31, 2021
Now that cold weather has arrived, it offers plenty of time to work in the farm shop.Winter is the time to go over equipment from top-to-bottom and make sure it is ready for spring...
It’s a sluggish new equipment pipeline
Nov. 10, 2021
As harvest starts to wrap up, it’s time to get equipment cleaned and put away for winter. It’s also a time to make those dreaded phone calls to your certified public accountant (CPA)...
It’s a waiting game
Aug. 19, 2021
WHAT a year 2021 is shaping up to be. Commodities were “limit up” for a week straight, then two weeks later, “limit down” each day...
A precutter may offer processing advantages
April 28, 2021
Large round bales are the preferred form of haymaking in many parts of the U.S., but they are difficult to load and process in mixer wagons unless the bales are first put through a grinder...
Mowing lodged forage
April 27, 2021
Every year, there is a lot of lodged forage due to delayed harvests caused by heavy winds and rain associated with severe storms...
Custom farming rates from around the U.S.
March 23, 2021
Custom rate guides are popular documents in those states that continue to do the survey legwork; unfortunately, many do not. Each year, eHay Weekly offers readers a one-stop shop for accessing custom...
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...
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