You can’t make hay while the sun shines if your baler is out of commission. Make sure to properly inspect, repair and store your baler this fall so you’re ready for a productive hay season next year.
Whether you’re feeding or selling your hay, your goal is the highest-quality product possible. Our LB4XL and LB6 HD large square balers can help you maximize the return on each bale.
WD5 series windrowers maximize your profits by producing high efficiency hay, as well as offering the fastest speeds in the industry. But you don’t have to take our word for it – the research speaks for itself.
Weather is unpredictable, but that doesn’t mean your approach to moisture management has to be. Take note of the following tips to make the most of your bottom line this hay season:
Growers know the effects that moisture has on their hay harvest all too well. Here’s how hay preservatives and proper storage techniques can help ensure your hay retains the same quality as when it was first cut:
Nothing is worse than sitting in the cab with hay on the ground and watching a rain cloud come in. In your mind, you know you won’t be able to get it put up before the rain comes pouring in. But adding a new piece of equipment to your lineup could help.
In Part 1 of this hay equipment maintenance series, we covered addressing fuel and fluid concerns, and reviewing, repairing and replacing parts. Next, we’ll cover three more tips for making the most of your hay equipment that you can perform over the summer.
High-efficiency hay starts with well-regulated equipment. And while most producers take steps to make sure their balers and compact tractors are effectively winterized, not all operators perform the summer maintenance necessary to achieve a full season of reliable use.
When we asked our Instagram followers to tell us their top hay baling challenges, the answer was clear: moisture levels and weather concerns took top billing. Here’s how you can make sure neither stand in your way.
“We’re trying to see how simple life can be,” remarks farmer Reg Sonntag, one of three Saskatchewan brothers who reduced their cow-calf herd to shape an easier operation. Together, the brothers turned a small operation into 800 acres of grain crops and hay — now they’re planning to downsize as they look to the future.