The premier source for quality hay. ® SUMMER 2017 Inside: Tracking Hay Quality PAGE 6 Residue: How Much Is Too Much? PAGE 8 Rebaled Means Revalued PAGE 10 Quality vs. Yield: The Big Tradeoff PAGE 12 Revolutionary Baler Rating System PAGE 14 2 Experience story and photos THARRAN E. GAINES AS A CUSTOM BALER FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS, Peter Friesen has at least one piece of sage advice. That is to always use your boot, rather than your hand, to turn a windrow when checking for moisture prior to baling. You never know, he insists, when a rattlesnake may have crawled under the windrow to stay warm or get out of the sun. >> SUMMER 2017 Generations of 1 This father/son team offers several baling tips that can improve hay quality and avoid surprises hiding in the windrow.