Visit us at National Farm Machinery Show

12th February, 2013 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

We are at the National Farm Machinery Show this week in Louisville Kentucky.  You can find us at the same location as in the past, in the West Hall, Booth 647. Check out May Wes’s new interactive kiosk and functional Tractor STALK STOMPER display. The May Wes show special is free shipping for customer orders » Read More

Stalk Stompers named 2012 Product of the Year for Residue Management

18th January, 2013 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

May Wes Manufacturing’s General Manager, Justin Eggert, accepted the No-Till Product of the Year award for 2012 in the Residue Management Category at the National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis on Friday, January 11, 2013 for the May Wes STALK STOMPER product lines. This selection was made by the subscribers and readers of No-Till Farmer’s Conservation » Read More

At FarmFest, Redwood Falls MN

6th August, 2012 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

We are setting up the May Wes outdoor lot at Farmfest, near Redwood Falls, MN.  Opens Tuesday, August 7 and runs through Thursday August 9.  Stop by our booth at 907  to see all our latest additions to the popular Quick Disconnect STALK STOMPERS. Farmfest kicks off our Fall Farm Show circuit! The other shows » Read More

New 2012/13 catalogs available

10th July, 2012 - Posted by Daryl - 1 Comment

The May Wes 2012/13 Catalogs are available.  Don’t miss our newest products!  Contact us via email at or call 800-788-6483 to request a catalog be mailed.  We also have a downloadable pdf file on the website for your convenience. Read More

Stalk Stomper design compatible across all models of JD 600 Series corn head

24th May, 2012 - Posted by luann drazkowski - No Comments

May Wes lays claim to being the original manufacturer of “STALK STOMPERS” with nearly 40 years of proven experience. Our company continues to be attentive to client requests and committed to providing Stalk Stomper product solutions where demand exists. May Wes is pleased to announce the release of our latest Combine STALK STOMPER design that » Read More

Poly Skid Shoes available for Case IH 3020 Flex Heads

24th May, 2012 - Posted by luann drazkowski - No Comments

With nearly 40 years of proven experience in the Ag after-market, using poly as its core expertise, May Wes Manufacturing continues to be the leader, providing poly product solutions where the demand exists. May Wes is first to offer Poly Skid Shoe kits for Case IH’s 3020 Flex Heads. The kits come complete in Ultra » Read More

See you in Louisville!!

5th December, 2011 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

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Nebraska Power Farm Show

29th November, 2011 - Posted by Dan - No Comments

Please feel free to stop by the MayWes booth at the Nebraska Power Farm Show December 6th – 8th, We will be located in booth #3343. Read More

Farm Equipment Magazine Features May Wes Stalk Stompers Online

8th September, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

In the featured line up with Great Plains, Bush Hog, Salford Mfg, May Wes showcases their new Quick Disconnect Stalk Stomper to the attendees at the 2011 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL.  Stalk Stompers continue to be one of the biggest BUZZ at farm shows this year.  May Wes will be exhibiting at Big » Read More

Combine time @ Farm Progress for May Wes Stalk Stompers

30th August, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

Over 1,000 people got a first hand look at May Wes Stalk Stompers in action at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL today. Each day live demonstrations are held at Farm Progress. This is what sets this show apart from other farming or agricultural shows held in convention centers and other indoor venues. The » Read More

Tons of Tires

16th August, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

It is no wonder that farmers are more than just interested in Stalk Stompers, they are buying lots of them.  Reading through I ran across a post on their [A] list entitled Tires, Tires, Tires The number of tires on a farming operation is staggering. The amount of money invested in the tires is » Read More

Stalk Stomper “in field” footage on Fantini Corn Head

3rd March, 2011 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

With the 2010 harvest long in the record books, I can imagine that next harvest is not on your mind yet.  Take a few minutes to think back to your harvest, how did your tires fare.  Is stubble damage a concern of yours? May Wes Stalk Stompers can provide stubble damage protection for your tires. » Read More

Has Anyone Tried Stalk Stompers on a Geringhoff 12R Folding Head?

6th December, 2010 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

I ran across this question as I was reading a thread on one of the popular ag forums on the web.  One farmer replied.  It seems to me that there is a lot of chatter online about stalk stompers.  This might be a great place for you to find information or ask a farmer to » Read More

Implement Tire and Tractor Tire Damage in No-till Acreage

18th October, 2010 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

There is lots of information out about tire damage cause by corn hybrids.  The problem is increased when you are using no-till farming practices. But the hybrids are not the only culprit.  The new design of corn heads adds to the problem. The No-Till Farmer publication states “These heads are devised to leave a 3- » Read More

Stalk Stompers for Chopping Heads

18th October, 2010 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

Stalk chopping heads require a different mounting application than conventional heads. May Wes has designed a tube mounted stalk stomper for such applications.  On Geringhoff and Drago-Tec combines the stalk stompers are mounted using the existing jack stands. A jack stand bracket kit is mounted on the tube that holds the number of stalk stompers » Read More

JD600 Stalk Stomper Bracket Adjustability

27th September, 2010 - Posted by Justin - No Comments

 Below is a general diagram showing the adjustability of the JD600 stalk stomper toolbar system.  The header brackets can be adjusted laterally to any convenient position that avoids bracing on the head, as well as avoiding the shoe brackets which need to run right above the rows. We have found this configuration to be robust » Read More

Farm Shows, Farm Shows, Farm Shows

19th September, 2010 - Posted by Daryl - No Comments

“Busy Season” has arrived! The phones are ringing off the hook, we are very busy and are excited to be part of the Farm Show circuit, finishing up this week at The Farm Science Review in London Ohio. Farm The Farm Progress shows in Boone, Iowa and Grand Island, Nebraska went very well and Mark and I were » Read More

Adjust the Pressure on Stalk Stompers

16th September, 2010 - Posted by Justin - No Comments

May Wes Stalk Stompers are designed with a down-pressure spring to provide constant pressure on the stalks whenever the combine header is in the down position.  Too much downpressure can cause debris buildup in front of the shoes.  The downpressure is adjustable by simply cutting down the length of the spring.   As always, May Wes strives to » Read More

Above Ground or on the Ground?

7th September, 2010 - Posted by Justin - No Comments

Not just once, but several times we were asked at FarmFest 2010, “Should I run my stalk stompers on the ground or just above the ground?”  Our answer was the same each time.  “It depends on how you farm.”  Here are the pros and cons of each.  Above Ground Without the stalk stomper, the tire » Read More

Tractor Stalk Stomper on a CAT Challenger 800 series

30th August, 2010 - Posted by Ben - 1 Comment

Last week our team was down in Hader, MN fitting a Caterpillar Challenger 865 track tractor with a MayWes Tractor Stalk Stomper for the first time.  All went well and based on the trip, we are going to go to production with the 800 Series mounting brackets.  A big Thank You to Hader Farms who let us » Read More

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