Big square balers

Big square balers

With summer working windows seemingly becoming ever tighter, any hold-up to the harvesting and field clearing schedule can have massive implications for following time-critical operations. The obvious example, of course, is the need to get wheat and barley straw removed promptly from arable fields ahead of the mid-August establishment of next year’s rape crop.

3 May 2019

Big balers are sophisticated bits of kit capable of packing up straw, hay and silage at impressive rates. Hitting those output heights, however, requires an operator who’s prepared to caress and cajole, as well as take on board the odd tweaking tip from other baler users