Jump to content



Toggle shoutbox Shoutbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Shoutbox is for chatting only!!! No AG related questions here, please post those in the appropriate forum please. Thanks all!
@  haybaler101 : (27 July 2016 - 10:18 PM) I run 88-89,000 hauling corn (local, low chance of dot) and 85,000 on beans. Bad thing with beans, have to run interstate for 30 miles so playing Russian roulette with the other 500 grain trains and one dot.
@  mlappin : (27 July 2016 - 09:59 PM) 80,000 here, allowed ten percent overload if no scale at the farm.
@  stack em up : (27 July 2016 - 09:27 PM) 80,000 legal here, 88,000 when roads are frozen. Had some friends haul corn to the elevator 2 miles away. Maxed the scale at 102,000, had to split weigh it. They hauled a lot of corn before the DOT found it. Think it was $1,800 PER LOAD fines.
@  Shetland She... : (27 July 2016 - 08:33 PM) Semi dry? And they're converting from green weight? Or better question. what are they using for conversion ratio?
@  PaMike : (27 July 2016 - 08:25 PM) Hey Rutt, how about some pics of this logging operation..always love that line of work in the winter...just do about 15 cord of firewood on our place to keep me busy over the winter.
@  PaMike : (27 July 2016 - 08:24 PM) I was thinking burndown, not post emerg...
@  deadmoose : (27 July 2016 - 06:52 PM) Under 80k to make it legal here.
@  RuttedField : (27 July 2016 - 06:13 PM) Tri-axle trailer obviously (which I should have added)
@  RuttedField : (27 July 2016 - 06:11 PM) What is the average weight of a loaded semi? Rolled into the mill yesterday at 102,000 lbs and weight wise only had 14 cord on. I scaled it on the deck and had 17 cord. 3 cords shy seems like a lot?
@  Shetland She... : (27 July 2016 - 04:50 PM) Tied strings 'round a couple hunnert idiot cubes of mulch! And no, I din't waste time tedding it! ;) :rolleyes: :P
@  Vol : (27 July 2016 - 04:43 PM) @PaMike it will smoke it...but no help around beans and alfalfa.
@  Vol : (27 July 2016 - 04:41 PM) @HL649 just mowed or has it been a day or two?
@  PaMike : (27 July 2016 - 04:41 PM) We have resistant mares tail here. Wont 2,4D kill it?
@  HL649 : (27 July 2016 - 04:21 PM) tedding alfalfa
@  stack em up : (27 July 2016 - 03:36 PM) We are the only ones in a pretty big area that raise any small grain. Rest is corn and soybeans.
@  stack em up : (27 July 2016 - 03:34 PM) First Rate is commonly used here. Used to use it a lot with Fusion in beans.
@  endrow : (27 July 2016 - 03:26 PM) , they say the only thing that gets Palmer and Mare's tail and this area is a product from Dow called first-rate anybody have any experience with it
@  endrow : (27 July 2016 - 03:23 PM) We will have trouble next year on our farm the weeds are near Palmer amaranth and Mare's tail will be the problems. We will continue to use residual on the full season beans
@  endrow : (27 July 2016 - 03:19 PM) We have yet to have problems on our farm yet because we rotate out of other things and do not grow row crops year after year
@  stack em up : (27 July 2016 - 03:05 PM) Was rotating every 3 days, moving every day now. Really sucks to move drinkers all the damn time though

Toggle Hay Talk Hay Talk

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Alfalfa/Hay

Discuss alfalfa, orchard grass, timothy, legumes, teff, and other forage here. Round bales, square bales, and haylage.

  • 3,589 topics
  • 35,673 replies
Tedding alfalfa and dew - last post by jtpfarm

Tractor Talk

Large or Small, no matter the maker, discuss your tractor here.

  • 786 topics
  • 11,131 replies
Farmall 450 engine swap - last post by Bgriffin856

Machinery

Discuss mowers, rakes, balers, tedders, accumulators, choppers, and any other machinery.

  • 7,096 topics
  • 62,567 replies
Out with the old... - last post by mlappin

Farm Trucks & Trailers

Discuss pick ups, commercial vehicles, flatbeds, grain trucks, livestock - hay trailers and more

  • 172 topics
  • 3,916 replies
Ram Ecodiesel 1500 v F-150... - last post by somedevildawg

Weed and Pest Management

Discuss weed management, types of weeds, herbicides, pest management, and insecticides for all regions and plant types.

  • 389 topics
  • 2,924 replies
Selenoid maintenance on spr... - last post by mlappin

Soil and Amendments

Discussions on soil, soil testing, fertilization, conservation, etc. and soil amendments added to a soil to improve its physical properties such as drainage, aeration, etc to provide a better environment for roots.

  • 263 topics
  • 2,454 replies
Soil Testing - last post by Fossil02818

The HayTalk Learning Center

This area is for those videos, books, Extension Papers, and other learning tools. Also add any good reference links to help our community. Please remember your location on this earth impacts what you do. Remember that when looking at the references.

  • 236 topics
  • 1,792 replies
Storing Hay Properly - last post by Tx Jim

Custom Harvesting

Share knowledge and information on custom harvesting and pricing.

  • 269 topics
  • 2,431 replies
Square bailing scenarios - last post by Wethay

Market Talk

Get the latest news on the alfalfa and hay markets. Round bales, large square, small square, or by the ton. Regional and international markets welcome.

  • 401 topics
  • 3,005 replies
30 acres of orchard/timothy - last post by JD3430

Cover Crops and Related

Anything related to sol management/cover crops.

  • 38 topics
  • 203 replies
Tile Problems - last post by Northcountryboy

Toggle Ranching Forums Ranching Forums

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

General Ranching

All other ranch talk goes here. Dogs, horses, equipment, and anything else you'd like to discuss.

  • 126 topics
  • 1,286 replies
bookkeeping - last post by RuttedField

Cattle Discussion

For all questions regarding cattle - feeding, health, and anything else.

  • 485 topics
  • 3,821 replies
Lameness - last post by Vol

Goat & Sheep Discussion

Discuss meat goats, dairy goats, and sheep.

  • 43 topics
  • 372 replies
Summer lambing @1/4 done - last post by glasswrongsize

Pasture & Grazing

Discuss pasture grasses, maintenance, intensive grazing, fencing, and gates.

  • 314 topics
  • 2,068 replies
Splicing broken barb wire i... - last post by Tater Salad

Barns, Buildings, and Storage

A place to discuss different types of barns, buildings, storage and share plans and ideas.

  • 120 topics
  • 1,443 replies
Vapor barrier in bar floor - last post by Coondle

Toggle General General

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

General Ag News/Discussion

A chance for those in the community to weigh in on raising other crops and their markets. Also other ag news.

  • 541 topics
  • 3,018 replies
More On Dicamba - last post by Cmm

Agri-Business

Discuss business models, trends, and thoughts concerning all areas of agriculture to include row crops, livestock, marketing, technology, and even our beloved hay and forage industry.

  • 370 topics
  • 2,021 replies
Thieves - last post by haybaler101

Chit Chat/Intros

Shoot the breeze with fellow members about anything. Also, new members can come on in and introduce themselves here.

  • 1,431 topics
  • 12,834 replies
Yeti warranty claim - last post by mlappin

Weather Talk

Talk about the weather right outside your door or anywhere in the world.

  • 279 topics
  • 2,272 replies
The Heat Will Continue.... - last post by FarmerCline

Shop Talk

Discuss your workshop, tools, air compressors, barns, storage, and any other gear you want to brag about.

  • 235 topics
  • 2,047 replies
New Grease - last post by RuttedField

Workshops, Conferences, Assocations, and Clubs

Come here to see the latest workshop/conference/Association, and club news for hay and livestock from around the country.

  • 33 topics
  • 70 replies
2016 Hay and Forage Expo - last post by cyclonic

Survey Says...

Home of the Weekly HayTalk poll. Feel free to post your own and voice your opinion, as well.

  • 52 topics
  • 938 replies
Price for bale of grass hay... - last post by rjmoses

Toggle HayTalk Classifieds HayTalk Classifieds

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

HayTalk Marketplace

Looking for something? Look here, you may find it! All sales are a private treaty between the buyer and seller, HayTalk.com is not responsible.

  • 16 topics
  • 38 replies
Wanna Trade ? - last post by Tater Salad

Hay & Straw For Sale

If you have some Hay or Straw for Sale or want to Buy some, this is the place to list it! All sales are a private treaty between the buyer and seller, HayTalk.com is not responsible.

  • 3 topics
  • 10 replies
Teff grass for sale from Co... - last post by Teslan

Toggle HayTalk "Yesteryear" HayTalk "Yesteryear"

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Machinery from the Past

Stories and discussions about machinery from the 1970's on back to the first settlers. All types and we love pictures.

  • 44 topics
  • 214 replies
Not Quite Over Yet By Gosh - last post by RuttedField

Old Time Farm Practices & Suggestions

Any old stories, articles, and pictures on old practices and suggestions...anything from chickens to hay to horses to tools. Suggestions and practices followed back in grandpa or great grandpa's day or even further back.

  • 8 topics
  • 50 replies
Vermeer twin rake,  model R... - last post by McDonald Family Farms

Toggle Haytalk.com Vendor Section Haytalk.com Vendor Section

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Circle C

  • 2 topics
  • 12 replies
Circle C Equipment - last post by discbinedr

Ag Shield

  • 0 topics
  • 0 replies
  • No posts to view

× Sponsors

Today's birthdays

  • Ronald Reedy's Photo

    Ronald Reedy (61)

  • TL1964's Photo

    TL1964 (52)

  • Holte-Hoff's Photo

    Holte-Hoff (24)

Recent Topics

  • 184,112 Total Posts
  • 13,190 Total Members
  • thompsonjim Newest Member
  • 872 Most Online

83 users are online (in the past 15 minutes)

9 members, 74 guests, 0 anonymous users   (See full list)


Bing, Vol, Yahoo, Google, halfmoonfarm01, Against the Grain, thompsonjim, jtpfarm, Lilrams09, toddhandy, kentuckyguy, JMT