Hay http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6201/more en 18 new tools for managing hay and forage http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/18-new-tools-managing-hay-and-forage <div class="node-body gallery-body">The hot livestock market offers equipment companies one bright spot - tools for making feed. This sampling of machines from the fall farm shows offers a range of choices for your operation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/18-new-tools-managing-hay-and-forage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/18-new-tools-managing-hay-and-forage#comments Hay Farm Progress Show Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:59:00 +0000 74221 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Farm shows are a great place to get some &#39;cab time&#39; with big equipment and this year&#39;s events were no different. John Deere launched a new line of self-propelled forage harvesters with a range of improvements.</p> Vermeer rollout offers new balers, tech http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/vermeer-rollout-offers-new-balers-tech <div class="node-body gallery-body">From the N Series baler to that prototype non-stop baler, Vermeer is moving forward with new tech.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/vermeer-rollout-offers-new-balers-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/vermeer-rollout-offers-new-balers-tech#comments Hay Hay Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:16:00 +0000 72451 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>While a prototype, this non-stop baler got plenty of attention during the Vermeer national dealer event held recently in Pella, Iowa.</p> CLOSER LOOK: New Holland’s 2015 hay and forage lineup http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/closer-look-new-holland-s-2015-hay-and-forage-lineup <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>One month prior to the official launch date, New Holland gave media a preview of its new farm equipment lineup for model year 2015. Mark Hooper, New Holland&rsquo;s marketing director for North America, says 2015 is a significant launch year for hay and forage equipment, in particular, which is where the company has its roots. Over half of the new products, and there are 25 of them in all, are designed for this segment.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/closer-look-new-holland-s-2015-hay-and-forage-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/closer-look-new-holland-s-2015-hay-and-forage-lineup#comments Hay New Holland Farm Equipment Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:43:00 +0000 72381 at http://farmindustrynews.com Vermeer’s new round baler works on two bales at once http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/vermeer-s-new-round-baler-works-two-bales-once <div class="field-byline"> Source: Vermeer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new concept machine from Vermeer has been announced today that allows for continuous baling. Updated with video.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/vermeer-s-new-round-baler-works-two-bales-once" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/vermeer-s-new-round-baler-works-two-bales-once#comments Hay Balers Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:07:00 +0000 72251 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The new concept machine from Vermeer is being tested in fields. A launch date has not been announced.</p> Photo: Vermeer The geometry of hay http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/geometry-hay <div class="node-body blog-body">On the heels of the Hay and Forage Expo, Jeff Ryan tells the story of how a couple of hay bales got loose on his hilly farm. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/geometry-hay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/geometry-hay#comments Hay Balers Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:52:00 +0000 71501 at http://farmindustrynews.com Round bales at 200 miles per hour http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/round-bales-200-miles-hour <div class="node-body blog-body">Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan tackles a major baling project. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/round-bales-200-miles-hour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/round-bales-200-miles-hour#comments Hay Farm Equipment Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:17:00 +0000 69141 at http://farmindustrynews.com New baler handles more than just hay http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/new-baler-handles-more-just-hay <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New Holland&rsquo;s newest baler now has an option for handling more than just hay. The Roll-Belt 560 features a specialty crop option with the company&rsquo;s new ActiveSweep 82 in. tine-to-tine width pickup, which allows for baling crop residues beyond the normal dry hay and straw, like corn stalks and heavier grasses. The new feeder mechanism tines are arranged in a &ldquo;W&rdquo; pattern that New Holland says results in a 20% capacity increase.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/new-baler-handles-more-just-hay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/new-baler-handles-more-just-hay#comments Hay Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:49:00 +0000 69111 at http://farmindustrynews.com High-Tech Hay Making http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/high-tech-hay-making <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2013 Farm Progress Hay Expo was filled with the latest in forage and feed-making tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/high-tech-hay-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/high-tech-hay-making#comments Hay Tradeshows Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:36:00 +0000 65742 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> Equipment in action key at the Farm Progress Hay Expo, and the crowd lines up - behind the rope - to see machines operate.</p> Hay Expo demos require watching where you stand http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-expo-demos-require-watching-where-you-stand <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> This week while Jodie Wehrspahn was testing her mettle on <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/special-report-ride-and-drive-john-deere-skid-steers-and-loaders?intlink=rceoc" target="_blank">heavy duty construction equipment</a> I was traveling to Waukon, Iowa for the Farm Progress Hay Expo - cosponsored by <em><a href="http://hayandforage.com/?intlink=rceoc">Hay &amp; Forage Grower</a></em> our sister publication. It was a chance to see some big equipment hard at work making hay and chopping forages.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-expo-demos-require-watching-where-you-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-expo-demos-require-watching-where-you-stand#comments Hay Tradeshows Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 21 Jun 2013 11:02:00 +0000 65622 at http://farmindustrynews.com Hay 9-1-1 http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-9-1-1 <div class="node-body blog-body">Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan gives a look into the wild hay market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-9-1-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/hay-9-1-1#comments Hay Winterkill Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:04:00 +0000 65202 at http://farmindustrynews.com