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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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Remember hauling cattle as a kid? I guess I am showing my age here, but I remember helping Dad build a portable, adjustable loading chute in our shop when I was barely in grade school. It was long and heavy (probably too heavy, but that was Dad’s way).

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The other day I got behind a fellow pulling a boat on a trailer behind his camper. We were on a fairly rough road, and the boat trailer was doing quite a bit of bouncing. As it bounced, one of the tires would squash almost to the rim on each bounce.

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“… Only God can make a tree,” wrote Joyce Kilmer in his oft-repeated poem. But no such restrictions exist regarding who can create shade.

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Most of us have some piece of machinery we have held on to … sometimes too long. The reasons can be varied: It belonged to Grandpa; it is a collector’s item (if only to you) – or probably the No. 1 reason: It is too expensive to replace it.

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Some days it’s easy to be a hero. I went into a farm shop looking for a hay grower, but he was not in the area that day. One of his employees was losing a battle with a little tire.

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It is so true that a small portable inflator or air compressor is a great tool to have both on the farm and around the house. Even small units are great for inflating tires or toys, and many pack enough punch for some small air tools. The key word here is “some.”

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