Vermeer hay day a one man show

WOODSTOCK, Ont. — A long line of round balers and tractors were met by an equally long row of farmers at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show held last week in Woodstock. Round balers were once a fairly low-tech tool, but with automated tractor control, bale density and wrapping features, the ma-chines are becoming as advanced as […] Read more

Twist test will ensure hay dry enough to bale

Hot weather doesn’t cure hay more quickly and experts are cautioning farmers to make sure they don’t bale too soon. Barry Yaremcio, Alberta’s beef and forage specialist, said he has heard of some baling two days after cutting because it has been so hot. Hay will not have completely cured in that time. He said […] Read more