The Kings of Hay & Forage

jamie johansenAg Media Summit, Agribusiness, AgWired Animal, Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Forage, Hay

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 … Read More

New Holland Rolabar Rakes Celebrates 50 Years

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Audio, Beef, Cattle, Equipment, Forage, Hay, NCBA, New Holland

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 … Read More

New Holland Ag Completes Acquisition of Kongskilde Ag

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Equipment, Forage, New Holland

New Holland Agriculture expands implement product lines, as CNH Industrial completes the acquisition of the agricultural Grass and Soil business of Kongskilde Industries. New Holland Agriculture will extend its offering to include Tillage and Hay & Forage solutions under various brands, including Kongskilde, Överum, Howard and JF. The Kongskilde brand and sales organizations, dealers and importers will continue to operate … Read More

Alltech’s 6th Annual Global Feed Survey Results

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Feed, Forage, Nutrition

Alltech has announced the results of their 6th annual Global Feed Survey. Results indicate that for the first time, the world produced more than 1 billion metric tons of feed in a single year and did so with a 7 percent reduction in feed mills. The survey gathered information from 30,000 feed mills in 141 countries, making this year’s analysis … Read More

Mycotoxins High in 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis

Jamie JohansenAlltech, Forage, Livestock, Nutrition

The Alltech® Mycotoxin Management team analyzed corn, spring wheat, barley and triticale samples from across Canada as part of the 2016 Alltech Canada Harvest Analysis. The results indicated a high risk for the presence of mycotoxins in total mixed rations (TMR), distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and silage. On average, 3.8 different mycotoxins were present in the TMR and … Read More

Pastures for Pollinators is a Win-Win

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Forage, NAFB

A new clover seed mixture developed by Grassland Oregon (GO) is a win-win for livestock producers and the environment. Pastures for Pollinators is a seed blend including a variety of flowering annual clovers that could help enhance pollinator habitat nationwide, according to GO co-founder Risa DeMasi. “There are 400 million acres of pasture ground in the U.S., and it happens … Read More

KEENAN Grows Stronger After Joining the Alltech Family

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Forage, Nutrition

Six months ago, Alltech welcomed KEENAN to its global family. Since then, KEENAN has witnessed continued growth and strength thanks to Alltech’s global footprint and family of companies. During the past few months, KEENAN has worked alongside Alltech colleagues around the globe, hosting meetings, developing KEENAN Clubs in which customers gather to share knowledge and experience, building strong relationships and … Read More

New Holland Acquires Hay & Forage Company

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Equipment, Forage, Hay, New Holland

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, … Read More

Mycotoxin Forecast from Alltech

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Audio, corn, Forage, Harvest, Nutrition, World Dairy Expo

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 … Read More

New Holland Baler Upgrades Increasing Productivity

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Forage, New Holland, World Dairy Expo

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 … Read More