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Tue Mar 5, 2013 01:45 PM CST

I read your earlier article with interest on how to maintain the length of square bales coming out of the baler. I don’t have a problem with long (snake) bales or short (value-added) bales, but I do have a problem with crooked (banana) bales. If I were selling my hay to Dole or to a monkey zoo, I would be fine. How can I get the twine the same length on both sides of the baler?

This is a common problem that can require occasional field adjustments. Let’s see if we can straighten out that ...

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