Haying Independence: The Ultimate Guide to Small-Farm Hay Production with Your Compact Tractor


SKU: 9798842718665
Author: Livengood Goodwin, Marti
Publication Date: 09/19/2022
Publisher: Independently Published
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Are you ready to increase your farm’s sustainability by baling hay for your own animals?

Are you tired of paying high prices for hay and disappointed by the quality of hay available on the market?

Are you fed up with your contract hay baler who doesn’t think your field is a priority?

Do you own a compact tractor that you love and simply want to find hay machinery that will work for your needs?

If you answered YES to any of the above questions, then I have great news for you! Haying Independence provides a step-by-step guide to achieving all this and more!

Inside, you’ll learn how to successfully:

  • Assess your farm’s forage needs.
  • Choose, repair, and maintain hay equipment sized for your farm including mowers, rakes, tedders, and balers.
  • Follow the baling process of mowing, curing, tedding, raking, and baling.
  • Store, feed, and market your hay.

So, don’t pay any attention to the farmers who laughed you out of the local coffee shop when you asked if you could bale hay with a compact or even subcompact tractor.

You CAN as this book will give you all the information you need to bring Haying Independence to your small farm today!

Marti Livengood Goodwin spent forty years of her life on a small farm in west-central Indiana. During that time, the farm maintained both a poultry and sheep operation and produced the grain and forage used to feed its livestock.

Marti and her husband, Pat, took the knowledge they gained on the farm and became dealers of small-farm machinery in 2009. This venture quickly evolved into the creation of Tractor Tools Direct in 2012, America’s premier online source for small-farm hay equipment, where Marti serves as lead content writer and blogger.

For more information on Marti, Pat, and Tractor Tools Direct, please visit TractorToolsDirect.com.