Name: New Holland 258 Rake - double rakes, left hand delivery.

2012-05-16 Harvest Raked single alfalfa windrows into double windrows. Raking single windrows into double windrow makes harvest (chopping) the alfalfa more time efficient and the double windrows feed into the chopper better than the single windrows. We only raked T6 reps: 3, 4, 2, and 1. The dairy already started harvesting in reps 6 so we decided to start raking in rep 3 so that we could stay ahead of the chopper.

2012-06-13 Harvest Raked single alfalfa windrows into double windrows. Raking single windrows into double windrow makes harvest (chopping) the alfalfa more time efficient and the double windrows feed into the chopper better than the single windrows. Raked T6, all reps. Phil Goodall did the raking.

2006-08-15 Harvest Mowed the alfalfa in T6 plots on August 15, 2006. August 18, 2006 the alfalfa in T6 plots were raked, baled and removed from the field.

2004-07-09 Harvest Mowed T6 plots in the LTER. Look below for specific dates for harvest activities. July 8, 2004 mowed T6 reps: 2, 1, and 3; July 9, 2004 mowed T6 reps: 4, 5, and 6. Finished mowing the plots by 12:20 p.m. July 11, 2004 raked alfalfa in T6, all reps, reps: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. July 11, 2004 Jim tried to bale the alfalfa from T6 plots however the alfalfa was not dry enough to bale. July 12, 2004 tedded the alfalfa in T6 plots. Joe S. tedded the alfalfa in T6 reps 1 and 2. Gale Kellam tedded T6 reps: 3, 4, 5, and 6. Tedded alfalfa with the JD 5400 tractor and tedder. July 12, 2004 Scott K. raked all the alfalfa in the T6 plots. Scott raked with the Dairy's small loader tractor and double rakes. July 12, 2004 Jim B tried to bale but the alfalfa was to wet to keep baling. Jim baled with the JD 2155 tractor and NH baler. July 13, 2004 Matt P. raked T6 reps 6 and 5 with the Dairy's single rake. Jim B. raked T6 reps 3, 4, 2, and 1 with the JD 6400 tractor and double rakes. July13, 2004 Jim B. baled all reps of T6 with the NH small square baler. July 13, 2004 Matt P. picked up all the square bales.

2004-08-21 Harvest August 21, 2004 mowed all reps of T6 plots, reps: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. August 23, 2004 tedded all the T6 plots, reps: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. August 25, 2004 raked alfalfa in five of the six reps of T6 plots, reps: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. We did not rake rep 6 because we wanted to see what things looked like if we did nt rake things and recieved rain. The alfalfa in T6 plots was to wet to bale this afternoon and we were expecting rain tonight so we wanted to see if keeping the alfalfa all spread out (tedded) helps/or not to dry faster after a rain. August 27, 2004 raked alfalfa in all reps of T6 plots. August 31, 2004 Bob A. raked alfalfa in all reps of T6 plots. August 31, 2004 because of the rain we received this past week the alfalfa was no good so Mick chopped all the alfalfa back onto the T6 plots. We did not weigh the alfalfa from the T6 plots we just wanted the alfalfa off the plots. We did not want to add the organic matter back onto the plots so we chopped the alfalfa and removed the alfalfa from the plots.

2004-08-21 Harvest August 21, 2004 mowed all reps of T6 plots, reps: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. August 23, 2004 tedded all the T6 plots, reps: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. August 25, 2004 raked alfalfa in five of the six reps of T6 plots, reps: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. We did not rake rep 6 because we wanted to see what things looked like if we did nt rake things and recieved rain. The alfalfa in T6 plots was to wet to bale this afternoon and we were expecting rain tonight so we wanted to see if keeping the alfalfa all spread out (tedded) helps/or not to dry faster after a rain. August 27, 2004 raked alfalfa in all reps of T6 plots. August 31, 2004 Bob A. raked alfalfa in all reps of T6 plots. August 31, 2004 because of the rain we received this past week the alfalfa was no good so Mick chopped all the alfalfa back onto the T6 plots. We did not weigh the alfalfa from the T6 plots we just wanted the alfalfa off the plots. We did not want to add the organic matter back onto the plots so we chopped the alfalfa and removed the alfalfa from the plots.

2007-06-07 Harvest Raked hay in all reps of T6. Jim used the double rakes on 4 reps. Gale used the single rake on 2 reps.

2007-07-19 Harvest Raked T6 plots, all reps. Bob and Matt raked T6 plots, all reps. Matt raked with the double rake he raked two windrows together. Bob followed behind with the single rake and raked two of Matt's windrows together. A total of four windrows were raked together.

2007-06-11 Harvest Raked and baled hay from T6 plots. Bob and Gale raked all reps of T6 plots. Bob raked T6 reps: 5 and 6 with the JD 5400 and single rake. Gale raked T6 reps: 1, 2, 3, and 4 with the JD 6420 and double rake. Mick square baled T6 reps: 5, 4, 2, and 1. Greg round baled T6 reps: 6 and 3. Matt picked up the bales not sure if was today or another day this week. Matt would have used the front loader on the tractor and hay wagons to move the round bales.

2014-07-03 Harvest KBS Dairy chopped the the second cutting alfalfa on the LTER main site treatment 6, all reps. Larry Langshaw drove the tractor and chopper, Fred drove the truck to haul the alfalfa and Matt Pixley packed the bunker soil. Matt raked 4 windrows into one windrow before they chopped the plots.

2014-08-09 Harvest Raked alfalfa in T6 plots, reps 1, 2, 4, 3, 5, and 6.

2021-09-14 Harvest Rake sudex in preparation for bailing.