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Ray Robertson, of the Ontario Forage Council, says foreign markets are an opportunity for Canadian forage growers.

Rain means much of Ontario first cut hay is yet to be harvested

Forage quality declining with each passing day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wet weather that has much of the Ontario first cut hay crop still standing in the field hasn’t yet changed the price for hay. Typically, the first cut hay harvest is mostly complete by the first of July, but regular rains in June this year have left hay in the field and declining in quality each […] Read more



Robot milker firm Lely to shed forage equipment business

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dutch dairy equipment manufacturer Lely, best known in the Canadian market for its robotic milking systems, plans to focus on that business and sell its forage equipment lines to Agco. The two companies announced Monday they have an agreement in principle for Lely to sell its forage division, including two German manufacturing plants, to U.S.-based […] Read more

Krone Easycut F 360 CR Glide

Forage equipment sees major technology boon

Machinery Guide looks at forage equipment from Krone, New Holland, Vermeer, Claas and John Deere

Reading Time: 4 minutes Don’t stop with the models we’ve highlighted from the five manufacturers below. We’re bringing you news on some of the most innovative and efficient models, but forage equipment as a sector is experiencing a major technology boom. Most manufacturers have unveiled multiple new designs in the past 12 months, particularly Deere, New Holland and Vermeer. […] Read more