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Keep it covered and dry
Every year, producers have concerns about storing large round hay bales and how to reduce spoilage. Round bales usually suffer greater losses than smaller rectangular bales because they tend to stay...
Forage advancements and even alternative uses can help the bottom line
More and more land is being converted for growing crops. But with the rising price of all meat animals, livestock owners are looking to maximize productivity with the amount of grazing land available...
The last hay is in the barn. The crop was weedy and late, but decent when cut (below). But then it got rained on twice. I give this hay year a D. Instead of putting it in the barn we should create...
See what you can create with hay bales!
Vermeer develops machine that allows two round bales to be formed simultaneously.
Determined to keep operators moving forward in the field in order to boost productivity and save time, Vermeer has introduced the first fully continuous round baler (CRB). Developed in conjunction...
We've had no rain in three weeks, so Bob has been Crazy Hay Man. He even baled alfalfa at two neighboring acreages. Warren and Caroline are stacking grass hay in our pasture above. Here...
All-new Kubota Hay Tools hit dealerships for spring 2014.
Make sure the hay you buy is safe and nutritious
Not all hay is created equal. If you need to buy hay for your livestock, it's important to make sure it's safe and nutritionally sound. Click on the video below for helpful tips to...
With the high demand (and even higher prices) of hay in the past few years, anyone feeding hay should do everything possible to protect their investment.
With the high demand (and even higher prices) of hay in the past few years, anyone feeding hay should do everything possible to protect their investment. Something to focus on this time of the year...
Good feeding practices are the key to prevention
Botulism is caused by toxins produced by a bacterium in low-or-no-oxygen environments, and can be deadly to horses. They usually ingest the toxins in their feedstuffs. Eating trampled hay, or hay...