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Kubota Expanding Hay and Forage Line

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:39:17 CST

Kubota Expanding Hay and Forage Line

Kubota continues to expand their offering of products that will work well for farmers and ranchers in the US. The company has long been know for their great tractor line and now some great implements as well. National Product Manager for implements David Palmer said a year ago Kubota announced they were expanding their line with a few products and this year its growing even more with 25 new hay tools ranging from round balers, bale wrappers, disc mower conditioners.

Radio Oklahoma Network Farm Director Ron Hays recently interviewed Palmer at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention. Click or tap on the LISTEN BAR below to listen to the full interview.

A year ago, Kubota made their first launch of hay tools. Palmer said their products were well received with a lot of positive feedback from customers. Phase two of the launch will allow Kubota to sell a more comprehensive line for hay producers. The second phase of Kubota branded hay tools will include several sizes of hay balers ranging from the small 4 x 5 economy machine, to the 4 x 5 and 4 x 6 premium variable chamber balers, to four new models of variable chamber round balers, to high end chopper balers and a couple models of bale wrappers. Kubota will also offer a complete range of disc mowers, disc mower conditioners, and a wide range of rakes and tedders.

These new implements are meant to be paired with Kubota's new M5, M6, M7 series tractors. Palmer said they are built for livestock as well as hay and forage producers. He said all the products are designed to specially to meet our demands here in the US.

Kubota has long been known for their smaller tractors for the rural lifestyler, turf and constuction. Palmer said the one area the company needed to grow was the agricultural sector.   
He said the launch of the company's hay tools are part of the company's expansion to a broader agricultural customer base.

"This is the future for us, we want to continue to grow and we want to continue to be innovators and leaders," Pamer said.

Looking ahead Palmer said Kubota is working on more new products for the future. He said you will continue to see the hay and forage side of the business each year grow with new products.



Ron Hays interviews David Palmer of Kubota
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