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New to farming? Try starting with some broken-in equipment

Posted by Nate B on

The average age an American Farmer is 58, and that number is reportedly rising every year. While Baby-Boomers at news outlets are keen to blame the dearth of young farmers on the shifting values of members of Generation X (or Millennials, for that matter), there are certainly other factors at play that make the agricultural sector a grey-haired one. The costs of both land and new equipment are prohibitively expensive, and it can be hard to turn a profit in agriculture: especially in the first few years. Startup family farms have a tough time competing with established, multi-generation or factory-type...

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How a Hay Baler Works

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Cattles, horses, pigs, goats, rabbits and sheep all need to eat, in fact, they eat a lot of food. One of the most prominent feeds of these animals is hay, and balers are farming equipments that are used to gather the cut hay from the windrow and it also compresses the hay into the desired form. The first stage of hay farming is the cutting which is usually done with a mowing machine when the hay crops are still green. As the mowing machine continues to cut, it crimps the forage and then discharges it into the windrow. There in...

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Need Baler Parts?

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"Everything (99%), except most of our bearings are manufactured HERE in the USA, not China, France, Etc. or their workers. Rarely are we more than OEM from a Dealership, however if we are know you are supporting USA workers." That's something you don't see very much anymore, but it's true of the baler parts stocked at a site we recently discovered - Best Baler Parts - http://www.bestbalerparts.com/. We had a chance to speak with Shawn who owns and runs the site. A great guy! He's been busy helping farmers get their old balers up and running again with high-quality, USA manufactured baler...

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Winter Sale! 20% Off All Orders Through January 2nd.

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We're having a Winter Sale and we're offering a coupon code to take 20% off all manuals and orders through January 2nd. Use coupon code  WINTER20 at checkout and the discount will be automatically applied. Winter! Yeah!

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Harvest Sale 20% off ALL Orders

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We're having a Harvest Sale and we're offering a coupon code to take 20% off all manuals and orders through October 31st. Use coupon code FALL20 at checkout and the discount will be automatically applied.

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