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CASE IH: hands-free baling is here


A hay and forage marketing manager with CASE-IH in North America says hands-free guidance for equipment has been widely accepted in agriculture for many years, but it’s been difficult to do with balers until recently.

“The satellite doesn’t know where the bales are at,” Brian Spencer tells Brownfield.

He says new advances in technology will make producing large square hay bales more efficient.

“CASE-IH is using light detection and ranging or LIDAR and it’s mounted to the front of the tractor.

CASE IH: hands-free baling is here