Get the Free Hesston Guide to Quality Hay

As so many in the business know, hay is no longer a commodity. The ability to better measure its nutritional value has caused a sea change of sorts in how it’s raised and marketed. That, coupled with an increased need...

February 4, 2017 by AGCO

Get the Free Hesston Guide to Quality Hay

As so many in the business know, hay is no longer a commodity. The ability to better measure its nutritional value has caused a sea change of sorts in how it’s raised and marketed. That, coupled with an increased need...

Quality Hay

As so many in the business know, hay is no longer a commodity. The ability to better measure its nutritional value has caused a sea change of sorts in how it’s raised and marketed. That, coupled with an increased need for efficiency in production, has hay producers looking for ever-better methods and equipment to help complete the job. For them we’ve published the Hesston Guide to Quality Hay.

From planting to cutting, baling, raking, storing and much more, we’ve included in this, the first edition of Guide, expert tips from those in the know. Growers, academics, Extension agents, as well as AGCO dealership personnel and product specialists, share their best practices in the articles included herein.

Here are some highlights from the guide:

  • Hay Equipment Maintenance Checklist
  • Baler Safety
  • Caring for Hay Fields
  • Reducing Compaction in Alfalfa Fields
  • Tackling Toxic Weeds
  • Hay Conditioning Tips
  • 4 Best Tips for Storing Hay

The Hesston Guide to Quality Hay is available as a full-color, 33-page PDF or as an eBook for iPad. For a free and instant download, anyone can sign up at myfarmlife.com/haybook. Once you enter your information, you can download the version you prefer or that is best for your device.

It’s often been said that “nobody knows hay like Hesston,®” and through The Hesston Guide to  Quality Hay, it’s our wish to share that knowledge with you, whether you’re a large commercial grower, a landowner with a few acres or fall somewhere in between. At Hesston, our mission is to provide the help hay producers need, because, we sincerely believe, we’re in this together.

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