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Wide Swath Haying Revisited

Fifteen years of application show wide swath haying improves stored forage quality and can boost feeding efficiency. Equipment builders have responded with mowers to do the job.
In June 2003, Tom Kilcer and his New York Extension Service colleagues tested their wide swath hay-in-a-day concept by putting it to a test in a soggy alfalfa field after an overnight shower dropped 0.033 inches of rain and left the meadow soaked with free-standing water.
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Feed Quality Demand Drives Haying Innovations

Maximizing ROI in feed production while increasing flexibility in harvest operations are major trends in equipment demand and design.
The end-user, whether it be the cow or the cattle feeder, is becoming more important to hay and forage producers, and because of that, the equipment in the hay meadow is changing.
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How to Sell: Hay Mergers

Perhaps the most productive machine to emerge in the last decade developed to keep pace with the self-propelled harvesters has been the hay merger. Like a hay rake, the most basic function of a merger is to combine long rows of cut hay into windrows large enough to match the capability of the hay baler or forage harvester.
Perhaps the most productive machine to emerge in the last decade developed to keep pace with the self-propelled harvesters has been the hay merger. Like a hay rake, the most basic function of a merger is to combine long rows of cut hay into windrows large enough to match the capability of the hay baler or forage harvester. For this eGuide, Farm Equipment spoke with dealers and manufacturers to get a better understanding of how they go about selling hay mergers.
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New Holland Roll-Belt 560 Round Baler Delivers Higher Baling Capacity

Round bales are an integral part of delivering the right nutrition to any cow-calf operation. To that end, the round baler is the most frequently purchased piece of hay making equipment by cattle producers, and New Holland is launching new equipment with smart innovations to make the hay making process more efficient and more profitable.
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Mowers & Mo-Cos: Helping Customers Make the Right Choice

The hay business hasn't been the same since disc mowers began replacing sickle bars. And depending upon what kind of hay and forage is being grown in a given area, implement dealers can bale some sizeable benefits as they guide customers in deciding what they need to make quality hay. Conversations with a handful of dealers across the country show growing customer interest in new mowers, and the decision on whether to add a conditioner to help with windrow formation and dry-down is affected heavily by the end-use of the forage at hand.
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