The wagons of shelled corn on the way to the elevators told us that harvest was underway. The fields gave testimony to that fact.
These tractors are resting from their hay-making chores. The product is mowed, fuffled, and raked. Soon it will be baled.
Hay that is baled for market is usually baled in rectangular bales, but most people who plan to use the product locally bale in round bales. Depending on size and density of product, a round bale will weigh anywhere from 700 pounds to 1800 pounds. They are handled with tine attachments on the tractor.
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