Progressive Forage Feed
Craft a professional image for your custom harvesting business
How you portray yourself and your business to the public – including both current and potential clients – can significantly impact your success. When the topic of professional image is brought up, we often first think of appearance: our clothes and grooming.
Troubleshoot a charging problem
Recently, I experienced an unusual situation with a ’98 Dodge Cummins farm and ranch pickup. My son and I were hauling materials to a fence project when a loud howling noise came from the engine compartment.
Simple tips for determining 10 percent bloom in alfalfa
In 1954, my grandfather bought a new International pickup truck to be used on the family farm. It was a unique green color and had all of the traditional features expected in a working farm truck.
Liquid manure on alfalfa fields – use caution
In ordinary times, dairy farms would only apply manures to alfalfa fields before they were seeded to build fertility and then rely on commercial fertilizers, when needed, for annual top-dressing.
Equipment Hub: Tips and tricks to get the most out of your tires
Tires are engineered differently for tractors, harvesters, implements, trucks and cars, but each tire has one thing in common: They cannot work properly without the correct inflation pressure. Yes, tires are engineered to develop traction in dry and wet soils, provide a smooth ride and stop your vehicle, but their most important function is to the contain the inflation pressure, which carries the load.
Alexa, find me a custom harvester
“Alexa, order me a pizza and find me a custom harvester.” Alexa, the voice-controlled virtual assistant created by Amazon, has skills. It’s entertaining, can play Jeopardy with you and can definitely order a pizza, but it likely won’t find you a custom harvester (not yet, anyway).