The latest model of the Hesston RazorEdge pull-type disk mower by Massey Ferguson is the thinnest cutter bar on the market, with 16-foot and 13-foot center pivot options. The Agco manufacturer put new belt-drive augers at the ends to move the crop quickly to the conditioners, resulting in uniform windrows that dry faster and more evenly. It’s being offered for $53,000. For more information on the 1316S RazorEdge mower conditioner, call Agco, Duluth, Ga., at 877-525-4384 or visit agcocorp.com.
Bale corn silage faster than any round baler on the market with the RB series from Massey Ferguson. With a larger tank for chain oil, a hydroflex floor and new outer shielding, the variable chamber balers come in two models: one that produces a 4-by-5-foot bale ranging from 35.5 to 63 inches in diameter, and a second that makes a 4-by-6-foot bale with a diameter ranging from 35.5 to 71 inches. Prices start at $58,000. For more information on the RB 4100V series, call Agco, Duluth, Ga., at 877-525-4384 or visit agcocorp.com.
A standard disk mower from Rozmital is available in two models, the SD-260C and SD-300C. The SD-300C is a 10-foot-wide model with a flail conditioner built for dairy or hay producers or custom operators. This mower has a 10-foot working width. Skids are made with high-quality steel. It’s equipped with either category two or three pins. The SD-300C pictured retails for $21,375. The SD-260C is an 8.5-foot model with the same features, listing at $19,485. Contact Rozmital at rozmital.com.
The HC7116 Hi-Capacity Rake by H&S Manufacturing Co. Inc. has a new design featuring 60-inch wheels with 18 sets of rubber-mounted teeth for handling tough cornstalks or high-tonnage forage. The 7116 rake is built heavier than the company’s standard high-capacity rakes. Steered off the H&S flex-rate frame, this model has HD, two-rake wheels. The model, which allows for up to 32 feet in raking, retails for $33,131. Contact H&S Manufacturing at 715-384-5463 or visit hsmfgco.com.
Getting every last strand of hay into the windrow while minimizing dirt and rocks is a goal of many farmers. New Holland set out to improve its hay rake with the Rolabar 230 twin-basket rake. This model allows operators to rake up to 30-foot swaths. Controls are mounted in the cab, making this machine simple and easy to use. For more, visit newholland.com.
The Bale Titan RXR from Morris Industries is a large square bale stacker that can hold up to 12 3-by-4-foot bales per load. It's versatile picking up any type of bale from hay to biomass to cornstalks. It’s a pull-type unit with an arm that manipulates bales so they’re in the right orientation to pick them up. Its patented joint system makes it 154% stronger than welded butt joints. It comes with large flotation tires. Contact Morris Industries, Saskatoon, at 306-933-8585 or visit morris-industries.com.
AG Belt of Des Moines, Iowa, announced the release of a newly upgraded Mato Belt Skiver 18 Pro. The skiver is the perfect tool for consistently skiving baler belts. The tool has been redesigned, so adjustments can be fine-tuned more easily, providing a clean and consistent skive every time. The skiver comes with a specialized skiving blade already loaded. One quick pass is all that is needed to make the perfect skive. Learn more by calling 800-383-2469 or visit agbeltinc.com.
The Claas Rollant 520RC is the company’s new entry in the Class 1 round baler category. It’s designed to kick out 4-by-4-foot round bales, but it is versatile enough to do both hay and silage bales. Model 520 replaces the Rollant 340 model and features several improvements. It features strengthened rollers and stronger bearings and shafts for longer life. The auto-grease feature makes lubrication an easier task. Contact Claas of North America, Omaha, Neb., at 402-861-1000 or visit claasofamerica.com.