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  • Jun 27, 2014

    The geometry of hay

    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....More
  • Dec 16, 2013

    Round bales at 200 miles per hour

    Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan tackles a major baling project....More
  • Jun 21, 2013

    Hay Expo demos require watching where you stand

    This week while Jodie Wehrspahn was testing her mettle on heavy duty construction equipment I was traveling to Waukon, Iowa for the Farm Progress Hay Expo - cosponsored by Hay & Forage Grower our sister publication. It was a chance to see some big equipment hard at work making hay and chopping forages....More
  • Jun 7, 2013

    Hay 9-1-1

    Iowa farmer Jeff Ryan gives a look into the wild hay market....More
  • Feb 25, 2013

    A ticking sound in the hay cannon

    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....More
  • Dec 13, 2012

    A steel disaster parade

    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....More
  • Jun 29, 2012

    It's time for baling season

    Temperatures hit a humid, 98 degrees this week and you know what that means: it’s baling season. I don’t know why, but invariably, it’s miserably hot whenever it’s time to bale. While my daughter and I bunker down in the nice, air conditioned house during the sultry afternoons, many farmers – my father-in-law and husband included – are in the heat, cutting and baling hay....More

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