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August 28, 2019

Be ready for your harvest

When it comes to the busy harvest season, every hour is important. That’s why preventative maintenance is critical to avoiding downtime – whether producers are harvesting forages or grain.

Make the most of your change in plans

For many producers, unseeded acres represent the worst possible outcome of bad weather. But when conditions are right, business-minded producers can make the most of these acres by planting cover crops, and take the opportunity to mow/bale or mow/chop to feed those crops out.

How to handle hemp

Seeded hemp acres sharply increased in Canada between 2018 and 2019, with an estimated 80,000 acres seeded this spring. Though hemp production is gaining momentum, there’s still some uncertainty surrounding best practices, including harvest methods.

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The business benefits of baleage

Harvesting dry hay may still be more common, but baleage is on the rise in Europe and the United States, as well as Eastern Canada, says Erin Atkins, a marketing specialist for CLAAS of America.

“Producers are always looking at what others are doing and if they’re seeing that it works, they’re very open to trying different practices,” she says.
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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 10-12
Woodstock, Ont.
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