Hay Handling News

  • Commercial Forage Box added to hay/forage equipment lineup

    Combining size with strength, Art’s Way’s new heavy-duty commercial forage box is designed with the commercial farmer and livestock producer in mind. “The new forage box has a rugged, robust design, the materials it’s made of are chosen for their durability,” said Guadalupe Diaz, design sales engineer at Art’s Way. “It will provide years of trouble free ...

  • New ORNL tool gets handle on cropland CO2 emissions

    For the first time, farmers have data that tracks at the county level on-site and off-site energy use and carbon dioxide emissions associated with growing crops in the United States. This information is vital for examining changes in cropland production and management techniques and could play an even bigger role as more land is devoted to bioenergy crops, said Oak Ridge National Laboratory's ...

  • Handling Pesticides Poses Asthma Risk for Farm Women

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - New research on farm women has shown that contact with some commonly used pesticides may increase their risk of allergic asthma. 'Farm women are an understudied occupational group,' said Jane Hoppin, Sc.D., of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and lead author of the study. 'More than half the women in our ...

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