The new Vermeer self-propelled baler is aimed at larger cattle producers and custom hay producers. The machine is powered by a 200 h.p. Cummins and can generate a bale every minute under good conditions.  |  Robin Booker photo

Self-propelled baler is an independent spirit

Large producers and custom operators are likely buyers of Vermeer’s new 
round baler, which needs no tractor to power or pull it


LANGHM, Sask. — Vermeer is making the rounds through farm shows and farmers’ fields in Western Canada this summer with its ZR5 self-propelled baler.  J.B. Atkins of Vermeer said producers most likely to be giving this unit a serious tire kick are large producers and custom operators, especially where two baling units can be replaced […] Read more