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The First and Only Self-Propelled Round Baler

October 5, 2018
By Anesa McGregor , Emmetsburg News

by Anesa McGregor

On Friday, Sept 28, Woodford EquipmentVermeer has produced the first self-propelled, automated round bailer in Iowa in .

The ZR51200 is hydrostatically driven with a zero turn radius.

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VERMEER’S ZR5 1200 is Vermeer’s self-propelled, automated round baler and you can find at Woodford Equipment only. As several local farmers walk around the outside, Eric Woodford, owner - Woodford Equipment (In the cab) explains how it works. - Anesa McGregor photo

With the push of one button, the ZR51200 self-propelled round baler, people will line up with the first windrow. It pulls in the product, makes the bale, puts the net wrap on and ejects the bale. it to turn, you can program that action in as well. Left or right, the ZR51200 line up the next windrow. Push the button and start the process ."With the reduction of workers in the farming workforce, it's important that new innovations are develop that can help the farmer out," Eric Woodford, owner of Woodford ?Equipment.

"One thing that Vermeer does with all its new machinery, is that almost all moving parts have the ability to use the same parts from the original machine,' Bart Elder Vermeer Representative said. "The new self-propelled baler is no different. The majority of the moving parts are interchangeable with the older models. This makes breakdowns shorter because you can go to the closest Vermeer dealer and get a part generally in the same day."

generally in the same day."



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