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  1. Hi everyone. Wondering if anyone knows if I'm missing a piece on my 8360 haybine where the auger pushes the hay to the rollers? The dealer says there is not supposed to be a center piece under the auger but it seems like some hay would bypass the rollers with it like this. Any help is appreciated!
  2. Just out of curiosity would a dual speed pto from an 826 fit into a 1566? I'm thinking not but not sure.
  3. I did just pull with it since I bought it about 8 years ago. But now I'm running a few more acres so I'm putting the cast centers back on with some 20.8x38s with about 60% tread left. Debating on using rim guard fluid or a couple sets of wheel weights. Will either be pulling a 9 shank chisel plow or the soil finisher this spring.
  4. Here's my 1566 BS. Never struggled finding the right gear when pulling it. Going to put it back in the field this spring. I to am curious on how many were made.
  5. Hey everyone. I might be going to look at a White 5100 8 row planter this weekend. Looks to be in good shape but this would be my first planter so I'm looking for any advice on things to look for. Are parts for these planters still easy to come by? Thanks!
  6. Trying winter wheat for the first time in south central WI. Planted it Oct. 19 and it is still not up. We have had temps anywhere from 4° to 50° and a few accumulating snows since it was put in. It has germinated but not sprouted. Wondering if anyone with more experience with the crop knows if it will come up in the spring and be a decent crop?
  7. Hey guys. I am studying for my part 107 commercial drone test, taking it this Friday. Seems like there is quite a few people interested in aviation on this forum. Just wondered if anyone else has taken the test and might have any pointers? Some pretty good YouTube videos out there and the FAA has a good study guide I have been looking through as well as a practice test app on my phone. Thanks!
  8. The shape of Nebraska! Pretty cool :-)
  9. I broke my ankle a month ago, clutch foot of course 😞 . I'm wondering if there is a way to reduce the clutch pedal hydraulic pressure on my 3588?
  10. Hey everyone. I'm thinking about growing wheat for the first time this summer. The field was corn last year. Just looking for any pointers on fertility and weed control. Also I am planning on planting it as early as possible like we do with oats. Is my thinking right here? Thank you.
  11. Yes we do have outlets, a creek and neighbors have tile.
  12. Just looking for some advice here. Last 2 years have been above average moisture in SC WI and most of our ground is pretty low. Our home farm has clay but is higher up a hill and usually grows respectable yielding corn and beans. I run the farm next door and my beans did alright last year and my corn did ok I guess this year given all the moisture, 133 BPA. Going lower into the marsh my parents have 60 acres with about 40 tillable. Last year the corn only went 90 BPA but was planted late. This spring we fixed the waterway that had washed out badly and added tile (not the whole field, about 300' either side of the waterway). We were really hoping for better yielding corn on that piece this year but it only went 52 BPA. Last 2 springs have been extremely wet and this growing season has been wet all the way through. Soil fertility is good and weed control is satisfactory. Are we just missing something or would a different crop be better suited to this low ground? Any thoughts or advice would be appreciated! Thanks
  13. With all of the rain in our area lately getting corn chopped in a timely manner has been difficult. The neighbor called me today and asked if I would be on 'pull out duty' for the silage trucks. I said of course! Great excuse to spend the day in a near new 340. Ended up pulling 3 trucks out and attempting another that the 340 couldn't get. Had to call in the 4wd Ford that was packing the bunker silo. Neighbor I was helping hires all of his cropping and fieldwork custom done so he can focus all of his time on his very well managed 400 cow dairy herd. How is everyone else doing with silage?
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