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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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Are you keeping a close eye on your crop fields? As summer continues and producers are out and about working their crops, it is vital to keep a close eye on all the factors that could impact the condition of your fields.

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When a farmer or rancher has to clear fields of round hay bales before moisture ruins them, there’s nothing that does the job like a hay trailer.

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Updated June 23, 2011

Instead of hauling one or two bales at a time with his tractor, David Anderson used his brain to save time.

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I mentioned to Jock Warren of the Royal Flying Service of Royal City, Washington, that I understood that there were old crop dusters and bold crop dusters, but no old, bold crop dusters.

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Well, summer is quickly approaching, which means more time out in the field operating agricultural equipment.

Although you may do many routine check-ups on your equipment, do you stop and think about your air conditioning system and what you are doing to help keep this system running properly?

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Especially in times of high energy costs, efficient irrigation equipment is essential to the viability of farms and ranches.

According to USDA’s 2003 Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey, there were 43 million pump-irrigated acres in the United States, with energy costs for these systems averaging $1.5 billion per year, or $36 per irrigated acre.

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