Podcast

Hay Kings: Drinking from a Fire Hose (S4:E1)

Hay Kings: Drinking from a Fire Hose (S4:E1)

"There is more to farming than turning dirt". Join the Hay Kings podcast as we talk to Ken Wagenbach about his journey through agriculture. From full-time farmer to the corporate world Ken shares stories on personal growth, massive baling operations, and his expertise on large square balers. 

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Hay Kings: Grass Seed Wiplash (S3: E5)

Hay Kings: Grass Seed Wiplash (S3: E5)

Philip Wurdinger joins us from the Willamette Valley in Oregon where most of the grass seed is grown in the U.S. The seed and grass seed straw industries are unique. Philip talks about the specialized equipment required to harvest the seed hay producers use across the country. 

 

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Hay Kings: Baling in the Rain (S3:E4)

Hay Kings: Baling in the Rain (S3:E4)

Ernie Cooper joins the Hay Kings podcast to talk equipment. Ernie is a sales representative for several lines of equipment servicing Georgia and Florida. Conditions are different in the south with tropical grasses and lots of haylage. Ernie has even been known to bale in the rain, it's a good story.

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Hay Kings: Shifting (S3:E3)

Hay Kings: Shifting (S3:E3)

Why do mistakes always happen in the field next to the road? Scott Swanson joins the Hay Kings podcast to talk about his experiences growing up, his twine and netwrap business and his new marketing strategy.

 

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Hay Kings: Hay Grazers (S3:E2)

Hay Kings: Hay Grazers (S3:E2)

Jeff Essary joins the Hay Kings podcast to talk about his transition from irrigated alfalfa to dryland hay grazer (sorghum sudan) production when the wells ran dry. Starting his haying season in October, Jeff might be one of the last people in the U.S. to begin his hay season. 

 

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