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A look at crop/weather maps helps tell the story as the 2018 hay production season winds down in many areas. Continuing drought in the Southwest affected quantity, while widespread rain elsewhere impacted quality and prices.

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Most Progressive Forage readers use bale spears for hay handling.

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ProAG releases new hay stacker

Whether you are a small farm or custom operation that produces large square bales and/or the “bale bundles” for small square bales, the new ProAG 12SR Plus Stacker handles the job. This versatile stacker can go from picking up large square bales to the bale bundles within minutes in the field with a few minor adjustments.

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Driscoll | Top Hay is a joint venture between Driscoll Brothers, an Idaho family farm, and Top Hay Agri Industries, a British Columbia, Canada, hay marketing company. In 2017, they opened a hay press facility in Pocatello, Idaho, where Driscoll Brothers would acquire and compress alfalfa, and Top Hay (with on-site offices in China) would be the export marketing arm.

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On Aug. 27, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced details of actions the USDA will take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation by foreign nations.

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