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When Cut Hay is Rained On

When Cut Hay is Rained On

Posted by Marti Goodwin on Jul 1st 2020

Few things are as upsetting in the world of hay production as a surprise rain shower or pop-up thunderstorm once your hay has been cut. While a brief sprinkling rain soon after the hay has been cut … read more
Sisal Twine - A Natural Choice for Bale Binding

Sisal Twine - A Natural Choice for Bale Binding

Posted by Marti Goodwin on Jun 1st 2020

When baling hay, one of the decisions a producer must make is what type of bale binding to use. Hay binding materials include sisal twine, polypropylene twine, hemp twine, net wrap and others. This b … read more
The Hay Curing Process

The Hay Curing Process

Posted by Marti Goodwin on May 1st 2020

When preparing to bale hay, the transition from freshly cut, high-moisture grasses and legumes to dry forage is known as curing. This process takes on average 3 days—in good weather. While some of the … read more
Hay Cuttings: Which Ones for Which Species?

Hay Cuttings: Which Ones for Which Species?

Posted by Marti Goodwin on Apr 1st 2020

There can be much debate about which cutting of hay is best for which species of animal. Unfortunately, there is no way to win that debate. The issue is far too complex.First off, there is just as muc … read more
​Preparing for the Hay Season

​Preparing for the Hay Season

Posted by Marti Goodwin on Mar 2nd 2020

Windows for perfect hay baling conditions can be few and far between especially in the fickleness of late spring. For this reason, it is best to begin preparing for the hay season at least a month … read more