New Holland Acquires Hay & Forage Company

Jamie Johansen

New Holland Agriculture will expand its wide offering with new implement product lines as a result of CNH Industrial’s agreement to acquire the agricultural Grass and Soil business of Kongskilde Industries, part of the Danish Group Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab. This business develops, manufactures and sells solutions for agricultural applications in the Tillage and Hay & Forage segments under various brands, …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Forage, Hay, New Holland

Mycotoxin Forecast from Alltech

Jamie Johansen

Dr. Max Hawkins, Alltech nutritionist, is the one behind the scenes making sense of all the numbers and values collected from samples and creating the mycotoxin risk assessments. These assessments are sent out to the Alltech sales force and customer ensuring they get the most information back from a sample as possible. The World Dairy Expo was a perfect venue …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, corn, Forage, Harvest, Nutrition, World Dairy Expo

New Holland Baler Upgrades Increasing Productivity

Jamie Johansen

New Holland was on hand during the 2016 World Dairy Expo with displays of its upgraded Roll-Belt variable chamber balers, which feature silage functional improvements and the new IntelliBale system. Seth Doman, Hay & Forage Marketing Segment Leader, sat down for an interview during this year’s event to discuss the upgrades and what they offer baler operators moving forward. “For …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Forage, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

New Holland Meets Needs in Forage Harvesting

Jamie Johansen

New Holland Agriculture had a FR 780 Forage Harvester on display at the 2016 World Dairy Expo, which is part of a five model line up of forage harvesters ranging from 480 to 825 horsepower. Each model is equipped with the widest cutter-head in the business providing a fine crop mat and consistent length of cut and in turn, a …

Agribusiness, Audio, Cattle, Dairy, Equipment, Forage, New Holland, Nutrition, World Dairy Expo

Dairy Farmers Reduce Inputs with New Holland’s BigBaler

Jamie Johansen

The New Holland Agriculture BigBaler 340 Plus was on the lot at the 2016 World Dairy Expo for dairy farmers to see how the new model builds on the brand’s leadership in the large square baler market. Seth Doman, Hay & Forage Marketing Segment Leader for New Holland North America, said their customers are lining up to see this machine …

Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, Forage, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

New Holland SP Forage Harvester Performs for Producers

Joanna Schroeder

New Holland has continued the launch of its Self Propelled Forage Harvester line that started last year – a great piece of equipment for dairy producers and other producers. According to Doug Otto, with New Holland, the five model line-up ranges from 480 horsepower all the way up to 825 horsepower. Otto and I spoke during this year’s Farm Progress …

Agribusiness, Audio, dairy farming, Farm Progress Show, Forage, New Holland

HarvXtra Alfalfa Roundup Ready Available Jan 1 Across US

Jamie Johansen

HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology from Forage Genetics International, LLC (FGI), the industry’s first genetically enhanced alfalfa developed, is available for planting across the continental United States starting Jan 1, 2017. Limited quantities of HarvXtra® Alfalfa with Roundup Ready® Technology planted in 2015 and 2016 scored high marks from farmers in an independent research trial, preparing the way for …

Agribusiness, Alfalfa, Forage, Livestock, Nutrition

Partnership in Forage Testing

Jamie Johansen

Calibrate® Technologies partners with Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., to offer Calibrate® forage quality tests for starch and fiber digestibility as well as Calibrate® RFQ. Calibrate® forage quality tests provide highly accurate digestibility and quality information to improve forage performance in a dairy herd’s ration. “The agreement between Dairyland Laboratories and Calibrate® Technologies will expand service reach, reduce the impact of nutrition …

Agribusiness, Feed, Forage, Nutrition

Land O’Lakes Completes Acquisition of Ceres

Jamie Johansen

Land O’Lakes has now completed its acquisition of Ceres, Inc. and will make the company a part of the Forage Genetics International business unit. The addition will add new plant breeding and biotechnology to the Land O’Lakes R&D pipeline, bringing new traits to market faster. It also brings the company into a position to provide holistic forage to customers. FGI has significant …

Agribusiness, Forage, Land O'Lakes

Forage Sampling Tips From Hubbard Feeds

Lizzy Schultz

Forage season has swung into full force, and as harvest season begins its approach, don’t forget to send those forage samples in for lab analysis. Analyzing samples is a vital processes in the harvest process, and the team at Hubbard Feeds has compiled a list of tips and considerations to take when sending your forage samples in for analysis this …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Alfalfa, Farming, Feed, Forage