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

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

Discuss mowers, rakes, balers, tedders, accumulators, choppers, and any other machinery.
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Farm Trucks & Trailers

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

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

Share knowledge and information on custom harvesting and pricing.
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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.
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Cover Crops and Related

Anything related to sol management/cover crops.
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Ranching Forums

General Ranching

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

For all questions regarding cattle - feeding, health, and anything else.
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Goat & Sheep Discussion

Discuss meat goats, dairy goats, and sheep.
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Pasture & Grazing

Discuss pasture grasses, maintenance, intensive grazing, fencing, and gates.
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Barns, Buildings, and Storage

A place to discuss different types of barns, buildings, storage and share plans and ideas.
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General Shoot the breeze in here... non-hay related topics.

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.
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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.
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Chit Chat/Intros

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

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

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

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

For political and other controversial discussion. Please read our rules, guidelines and terms of use before posting.
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The Wall of Shame

Dedicated to and for members to share pictures of situations that are, well shameful... mistakes that one makes on the farm, blown tires, bent equipment, round bales that roll into the river. the typical stuck in the mud pictures. Please only post your own photos and lets keep this lite and fun for everyone.
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HayTalk "Yesteryear"

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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  1. Is it just me, or does it seem like the forum does not have as much participation as it used to. It seem that since the change to the new server and look that it has been going down hill. It just seem like it used to a lot more active before the change.
  2. We currently run a 1036F (10 bale with a tie row); looking at ways to improve efficiency. A 15 bale accumulator puts 50% more in each grab and 20% more on a wagon than what we are currently doing. How likely is a wagon stacked without a tie row going to make it from the field to the barn...
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    15 and sunny here in srn NH. Sunny, with a high near 31, forecast for today.
  4. I am in the beginning phases of building a 10 bale drag type accumulator with the two first bales crossed. I have seen the photos from big_country, but I am wondering if anyone had the dimensions for such an accumulator. The one I am modeling is the Parrish. I built a grapple / accumulator...
  5. Got a call today from a neighbor. Big storm supposed to hit here Sunday pm into Monday with 20 mph wind and dry snow. Probably in the range of 12-18" by current prognostications. I don't plow snow other than my own but was curious to hear from those who do-how do you charge? This is in the...
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