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As featured on Minnesota Millennial Farmer

Minnesota Millennial Farmer Zach Johnson will be featuring several May Wes products on his YouTube Channel this year!

Meet Zach at Farmfest! He’ll be in our Booth 907 at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7!

Watch the Videos

Air Filter Blaster

Watch Zach try out the Air Filter Blaster:

Short Version
Complete Video

Rapid Drain

Watch Zach fix a drainage problem with Rapid Drain:

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Visit the Minnesota Millennial Farmer at www.mnmillennialfarmer.com.

 

April 1st, 2019|Featured, News, Top Featured|

2019 Farm Shows

We love to visit with our customers so please be sure to stop by and see us at the following 2019 Farm Shows:

USCHIJan 31, Feb 1 & 2Booth SW2

NFMS Feb 13,14,15 & 16 Booth 7992, 7994, 7990, 7991, 7973, & 7975.

FarmfestAug 6, 7 & 8 Booth 907

Farm ProgressAug 27, 28 & 29 Booth 540

Husker HarvestSept 10,11 & 12 Booth 948

Big IronSept 10,11 & 12 Booth K29 & K30

Ohio Farm Science ReviewSept, 17, 18 & 19 Booth 620

January 8th, 2019|News|

May Wes G4 Stalk Stomper Wins Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Award for Best Game-Changing B2C Product

May Wes proudly announces that it has won the 2018 Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards Best Game-Changing B2C Product Award for its new G4 Stalk Stompers.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for our game-changing G4 Stalk Stomper,” said Jack Daggett, president of May Wes and its parent company Pride Solutions. “May Wes developed the original Stalk Stomper more than 45 years ago and we’ve been working directly with farmers to continuously improve the product. The G4 features our most innovative design changes to date thanks to the team effort of our staff who collaborated with several test farmers.” 

Based on farmer feedback, the G4 Stalk Stomper features a simplified and space-saving torsion design that eliminates the spring, chain, pivot bolt and other bulky features found in most Stalk Stompers, making it much easier for one person to install, remove and reposition for transport or storage. It is available for a wide range of corn heads. The G4 is much more compact with an 11.5” shorter profile than previous models, providing more clearance for track combines and hassle-free storage and transport on folding corn heads. May Wes widened the G4’s shoe to 12” for optimal stalk leveling and reduced its weight by 25 percent.

Manufactured from ½” thick durable UHMW poly instead of steel, the G4’s shoe easily glides across the field and features a raised tail to prevent accidental reverse damage.  The G4 Stalk Stomper is ideal for track combines and folding headers. It can be used on all rows to flatten and fan-out the stalk, allowing air and moisture to accelerate decomposition, or it can be used on just the rows in front of combine tires and tracks to prevent costly stubble damage. Two to 18-row kits are available.

In addition to the Game-Changing B2C Product Award, May Wes parent company Pride Solutions was awarded the Best in Class Small Business award, and Pride Solutions founder Tom Daggett was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Pride Solutions division C&A Pro was a runner up for the Game-Changing B2C Product Award for its XPT snowmobile skis, and President Jack Daggett was a finalist for the Emerging Leader award.

September 21st, 2018|Featured, News|

2018 Farm Show Schedule

Visit May Wes at the following Farm Shows in 2018:

FarmfestRedwood Falls, MN – Aug. 7, 8 & 9BOOTH #907

Farm ProgressBoone, IA – Aug. 28, 29 & 30BOOTH #819

Husker Harvest Days Grand Island, NE – Sept. 11, 12 & 13BOOTH #948

Big IronFargo, ND – Sept. 11, 12 & 13BOOTH #K29

Farm Science Review London, OH – Sept  18, 19 & 20BOOTH #620

National Farm Machinery ShowLouisville, KY – Feb. 13-16, 2019BOOTH #7971

April 13th, 2018|News|

New G4 Stalk Stompers Available This Summer!

Based on farmer feedback, the G4 Stalk Stomper features a simplified design that eliminates the spring, chain, pivot bolt and more. We also reduced the weight by 25% while widening the shoe. This new stalk stomper design is ideal for track combines and folding headers. 

G4 Stalk Stompers Available This Summer for Corn Heads Including:

Case IH 2600, 4200 & 4400 SeriesCase IH 2200, 2400, 3200 and 3400 SeriesDrago GT SeriesNew Holland 99C & 980 SeriesNew Holland 96C, 96D, 98C, 98D, & 996 SeriesJohn Deere 600 SeriesFarmer Tested, Farmer Approved

“I ran the new May Wes G4 Stalk Stomper design on 2,500 acres with heavier down pressure and 5.5 mph speed. The new light weight stomper shoes withstood wear better than the Quick Disconnect version. I like the ease in handling the shoes and ability to rotate the shoes for storage on the head. The G4 is less bulky and a cleaner, more efficient, stalk leveling design.”

Josh K., Hutchinson, MN

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February 7th, 2018|News|

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