Tag: Hay & Forage
Year in and year out, the Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show proves itself as one of agriculture’s biggest and most important industry events. Among the business meetings, seminars and special events, be sure to pencil in a visit with your friends at Case IH. We’d sure enjoy meeting you.
If you’re a hay and forage producer looking for a baler that will boost your capacity and bale density, the new LB434XL 3×4 large square baler from Case IH could be exactly what you need.
As we near the point in the haying season when you begin to plan your last cuttings of the season, it’s also a good time to consider evaluating hayfields for next year.
Like most farmers these days, you’re keeping a close eye on costs. If you raise livestock, you know feed is your largest expense. Did you also know that ramping up your hay quality can help reduce those expenses? It all starts with a little time, timeliness and, of course, some good fortune. (more…)
From high-quality dairy hay to horse hay or the grass hay that feeds the country’s expanding cow herd, a timely harvest is good for your livestock, your hay-buying customers and your bottom line. Now is the time to spend some time with your hay equipment and in your hayfields. (more…)
Ready or not, hay-feeding season is fast approaching. The time to prepare is now, before temperatures plummet and the snow flies. A few basic steps can help you ease feeding and make the most of this important feedstuff. (more…)
How you store your hay equipment is as important as how you store your hay. Be it the hay or the equipment that helped make it, proper storage protects its value and helps it last longer. Winterize your equipment now, and it will be ready to make hay next spring. (more…)
Timing your hay cuttings is a balance between forage quantity and quality. As we approach this season’s final cuttings, a third factor weighs heavily: next year’s productivity. Consider when — or if — you take off another cutting and how that could affect the long-term productivity of your hay fields. (more…)
When your hay crop comes off as planned, it sure is satisfying. Cut at the ideal growth stage. Cured in perfect drying conditions. Baled before it rains. But do you have the right handling equipment to finish the job? (more…)