New Product Lineup from Krone

jamie johansen

Krone North America will soon be rolling out several new products and product improvements for producers to take home and put to use for the next hay and forage season. “We are a German company, but we really focus on providing innovative products for the North American producer. At any given time throughout the year we typically have a German …

The Kings of Hay & Forage

jamie johansen

All our German speaking friends already know that Krone translates to king in German. We spoke with Dave Patterson, Krone NA, during the recent Ag Media Summit to learn what makes them the ‘kings of hay and forage’ production globally. “Our customers and dealers are critical to our strategy and to our success. We are unique. We are a family-owned …

New Holland Rolabar Rakes Celebrates 50 Years

Jamie Johansen

Throughout 2017 New Holland Agriculture is celebrating 50 years of continuous production of their Rolabar Rakes. I have spent many summers pulling one of these around making windrow after windrow and was eager to learn more about it’s success. George Rigdon, New Holland hay tool marketing manager, said, “We were the first in grassland farming as a brand. At one …

John Deere at #CattleCon17

Kelly Marshall

The John Deere booth at the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show is the place to be if you’re a producer, says Dave Yuska, Senior Product Manager. “It looks like we’ve got pretty much everything a livestock producer would be looking for in their product portfolio. We’ve got the tractors, the 569 baler, which is our best selling …

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, …

Baler Updates from Case IH

Kelly Marshall

Case IH is improving efficiency with a new LB434SL 3×4 large square baler.  The baler lets high-volume hay and forage producers get over more acres per day, leaving consistent, uniform bales behind it. They’re also adding ISOBUS Class 3 functionality to most of their baler options and all Maxxum CVT, Puma and Optum tractors. “Not only are we meeting the …

Vermeer Brings More to Haying Lineup

Kelly Marshall

Vermeer remains busy working to provide just what it is farmers are looking for. They’ve just announced the release of a RR140 retry rake, along with the TD100 and TD190, and the TM1210 and TM1410 trailed mowers. The RR140 comes at a raking width of 13.9 feet and runs efficiently in wet or dry hay in a variety of crops. …

New Balers From Vermeer

Kelly Marshall

Vermeer‘s success stems from founder Gary Vermeer’s philosophy; find a need and fill that need with a product built to last.  With a long history of helping growers put up hay efficiently, the company is now introducing the new 504R Signature baler and the 604 Pro silage baler.  These balers continue to offer the convenience, ease of use and durability …

2016 Hay & Forage Expo to Focus on Education

Jamie Johansen

The Hay & Forage Expo returns to central Iowa, June 22 & 23, for the 30th annual event at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone, Iowa. The event brings the latest in hay and forage equipment to attendees. “Farmers who attend the Hay & Forage Expo love the demonstrations and enjoy watching the equipment in action. We wanted to expand …

2016 Hay & Forage Expo Dates Announced

Lizzy Schultz

The 30th annual Hay & Forage Expo dates are set for June 22 and 23, 2016, at the Central Iowa Expo site (CIE), located near Boone, Iowa. “Having the Hay & Forage Expo centrally located and near major highways and interstates makes it easy for hay producers to attend, “ says Matt Jungmann, show director, Penton Agriculture. “Plus, the amenities …