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Buying new hay or silage equipment? Having maintenance issues? Want to learn equipment tips to increase efficiency? We can help with your equipment decisions.

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In a recent press release, the Soil Health Institute endorsed 19 measures that will be used to assess soil health. Not surprisingly, the measures include fertility and microbial activity.

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Much like a favorite pair of boots we pull on every day but can’t recall the last time we cleaned and oiled, farm skid and small oscillating loaders are so useful we use them for everything from cleaning pens to moving feed. For most of us, it is a rare day someone does not use the skid loader for some task, big or small.

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Are you thinking about purchasing a hay baler that includes a pre-cutting system? Experts like University of Wisconsin forage agronomist Dr. Dan Undersander say – if you’re not considering it, you should be.

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The slip clutch is probably the most cursed component on a piece of equipment, and every operator has encountered it at some point.

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Distributed generation and the use of renewable resources locally at the farm, ranch, business or residence level holds appeal for many. Yet the interest people have in such systems is driven by a variety of goals.

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The hay dog may be a small part on your baler, but the hay dog plays a critical role in the proper operation of a square baler. A hay dog, when operating as designed, serves to hold the hay in place when the plunger returns to the front of the baler.

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