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The USDA estimated 2018 dry hay acreage at 53.7 million acres, down just 1 percent (58,000 acres) from a year ago. If realized, this will represent the second lowest total U.S. hay harvested area since 1908, behind only 2016.

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Most Progressive Forage readers believe minor children should be paid for their work on the farm.

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Facebook's recent privacy breach has made me wonder whether these same missteps could happen to an ag tech provider. I think the answer is most-assuredly yes. An ag tech provider could carelessly walk into the same trap that caught Facebook. What should we learn from what happened?

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131 million – that’s 131 million tons. And that’s roughly the weight of 4,367 school buses, which is how much dry hay was harvested in the U.S. in 2017. Add to that corn silage and greenchop, and the forage total would reach the weight of over 8,392 school buses (at 30,000 pounds apiece).

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New Kuhn VB 3100 Series round balers

Kuhn is offering a new generation of round balers enabling you to meet the challenges of tomorrow with simple, yet reliable designs. The VB 3100 Series offers a wide range of variable chamber round balers to match your individual needs.

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