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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Are You Ready? Prepping Hay Equipment for the Season

Once the warm weather kicks in, forage grasses and legumes have a way of reaching prime cutting height a lot faster than even veteran haymakers can predict. Make sure your hay equipment is ready for deployment sooner rather than later. Clean Up Tasks Ideally, everything underwent a thorough cleaning before winter storage. If not, you’ll read more…

A Guide to Hay Storage and Hay Spoilage

With even the best hay, a lot can go wrong between baling and feeding. Common-sense hay storage practices, however, will minimize spoilage. Hay Enemy Number One: Moisture UV rays often bleach nourishment from hay bales, and rodents destroy a certain percentage of stored hay by chowing down on the more delectable varieties or simply nesting read more…