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Video: Double baler – they said it wouldn’t work
It’s hard for Jason Grady of J&M Baling in New Mexico to put his finger on the exact day the idea came to him. But when the idea came, he knew it would work. That idea, followed by a crude, “pretty ugly” prototype, and a few years of modifications have finally paid off as the Twin Pak double baler is in its final season of beta testing.
When creating 2019 budgets, keep in mind family living costs
In 2017, the average total noncapital living expenses of 1,219 farm families enrolled in the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Association (FBFM) was $79,798 – or $6,650 a month for each family. This average was 3.7 percent higher than in 2016.
What is working capital, really?
Before we really dig deep into these questions, let’s take a look at a football team. It will make sense later, I promise. This clever concept is credited to David Kohl, professor emeritus at Virginia Tech University and popular instructor on agriculture finance.
Checklist for winterizing your center pivot
Irrigation season has wrapped up. Now is a good time to evaluate you center pivot to make sure it is ready for winter and for another growing season. Here is a quick list of things to look at before winter sets in.
Transitioning forage production and livestock feeding programs to non-GMO
The continued market pressure on agricultural commodities has farmers and food processors looking for ways to differentiate their products.
Add anhydrous ammonia, add value
Low-quality forages can seem like a lost cause. However, with the help of a few seasoned experts and anhydrous ammonia, producers can recover some of the lost value in low-quality forages.