Jan. 16 2014 12:50 AM

    Handy Hint: January 25, 2014

    freestall gate

    A number of years ago, Larry Baer of Marshallville, Ohio, created this weight to help ensure proper packing density in his corn silage bunker. He filled a 55-gallon drum with concrete and reinforced it with two steel bands. The two extra steel bands around the 55-gallon drum then easily attach to the three-point hitch on the tractor.

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