Hay http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6201/more en 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 New Freeman Big Baler with greater capacity cuts and bales at same time http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/new-freeman-big-baler-greater-capacity-cuts-and-bales-same-time <div class="field-byline"> Harlen Persinger </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The <a href="http://www.alliedsystems.com/freeman/1592baler.htm" target="_blank">Freeman model 1592D Big Baler</a>, which cuts and bales at the same time, is redesigned for 25% greater capacity. It can package up to 45 tons per hour. The hydraulic drive feed system is reversible from the tractor seat, saving hours of hand work unplugging the baler.</p> <p> With the state-of-the-art drive system there are fewer moving parts than gear-driven balers. This means that annual repair, maintenance and equipment costs are lower.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/new-freeman-big-baler-greater-capacity-cuts-and-bales-same-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/new-freeman-big-baler-greater-capacity-cuts-and-bales-same-time#comments Hay Balers Mon, 06 May 2013 17:39:00 +0000 64282 at http://farmindustrynews.com Harlen Persinger 4 conditioning tips for superior hay quality http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/4-conditioning-tips-superior-hay-quality <div class="field-byline"> Source: AGCO </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Producing consistent, top-quality hay requires tight management of harvest schedules to get hay cut at the proper time, then dried, baled and moved off the field quickly so the next cycle can begin.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/4-conditioning-tips-superior-hay-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/4-conditioning-tips-superior-hay-quality#comments Hay Alfalfa Mon, 08 Apr 2013 18:50:00 +0000 63771 at http://farmindustrynews.com Hay conditioning can shave two to five days off drying time, helping maintain harvest cycles and ensuring top-quality hay. Here are four tips for proper conditioning. Photo: AGCO Massey Ferguson introduces three new rotary rakes in its RK Series http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/massey-ferguson-introduces-three-new-rotary-rakes-its-rk-series <div class="field-byline"> Source: Massey Ferguson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/massey-ferguson-introduces-three-new-rotary-rakes-its-rk-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/hay/massey-ferguson-introduces-three-new-rotary-rakes-its-rk-series#comments Hay Rakes Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:53:00 +0000 62841 at http://farmindustrynews.com A ticking sound in the hay cannon http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ticking-sound-hay-cannon <div class="node-body blog-body">What with the drought this past year, as well as the price of alternative feed ingredients, the hay market has remained pretty strong so far this winter. </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/ticking-sound-hay-cannon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ticking-sound-hay-cannon#comments Hay Jeff Ryan Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 26 Feb 2013 04:12:00 +0000 62811 at http://farmindustrynews.com A steel disaster parade http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/steel-disaster-parade <div class="node-body blog-body">Meeting the engineers who design and build the products you use can be enlightening. That goes for both you and the engineers sometimes. They don't always know what you're doing with their product, and you sometimes wonder if they have any idea how the stuff they build actually gets used on a regular basis.</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/steel-disaster-parade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/steel-disaster-parade#comments Hay Jeff Ryan Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 14 Dec 2012 04:39:00 +0000 61341 at http://farmindustrynews.com