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Forage Production

Whether you graze, chop, ensile, bag or bale forage, we offer practical information for your hay, silage and pasture needs.

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Much of the nitrogen (N) applied to tall fescue and smooth bromegrass hay meadows and pastures goes on in January or February in eastern Kansas, but there is still time to apply it now even though temperatures late this winter have been warm and the cool-season grasses are greening up rapidly.

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Forage equipment is traditionally used to harvest and package crops such as grass, alfalfa, triticale, wheat, barley, oats, corn and sorghum. When harvesting grass, alfalfa or triticale, the product is most often cut with a swather or mower.

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There are plenty of places in the U.S. that are “off grid,” (off the electrical power grid, that is). If you’re 80 miles east of Tonopah, Nevada, you’re so far off the grid it’s difficult for even the lizards to find you.

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How would you answer this question: “Which equipment returns more profit on your farm – your tractors or your sprinklers?”

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Center pivots have revolutionized irrigation, greatly increasing water application efficiency, and have become a way of life on many irrigated farms.

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In many cases, a good option for powering irrigation systems is solar energy. This is especially true when the site is distant from the electrical grid.

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