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Recent rainfall has helped improve soil moisture across the northern Plains and will help already-planted crops get off to a good start. While you’re waiting for your fields to dry, it’s a good time to make sure your planting equipment is ready to roll. (more…)

We’ve all seen the pictures of field-ready seeding equipment dusted with — and occasionally buried in — snow. Those reminders raise the question: Is there a planting season more volatile than spring in spring wheat country? (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…)

Sprayer nozzle selection and performance might have more impact on your bottom line than any other equipment component. At the very least, their impact is greater than we think. So give your nozzles the attention they deserve before heading to the field this spring. (more…)

Ideal planting days are — or soon will be — upon us. How many of those days will you get this spring? How many will you need? If you properly prepare your planter before you pull it through that first field gate, you’ll help make the most of each perfect planting day. (more…)

Whether spring already has sprung on your farm or winter won’t quite let go, it’s time to put the finishing touches on readying your operation for the hectic days ahead. (more…)

It’s hard to believe when it’s the middle of January and freezing or colder outside, that spring will be here before we know it. Will you Be Ready? Here are some productivity ideas that can help you make the most of the season’s rapidly closing window: (more…)

It’s easy to joke about or take lightly the weather forecaster’s dire storm predictions — when they don’t pan out. Bur rare is the winter when at least one major storm doesn’t hit home. Get ready today and you can help ease the inevitable winter storm’s impact — all across your farm. (more…)

So When Will You Make That Last Hay Cut?

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…)

Make Rainy Days Productive Days

Categories: Parts & Service

Depending on the year, spring rains can bring needed moisture or frustrating delays. Regardless, rainy days provide time to catch up on maintenance and repairs. And that can reduce downtime when the sun shines.

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