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How to Grow Hay
How to Grow Hay. Perhaps you want to grow your own hay for your horses or livestock or maybe you want to produce it for market. No matter what plans you have, planting a new hay field takes some knowledge and access to farm equipment. Follow these steps... More »
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Hay is grass, legumes, or other herbaceous plants that have been cut, dried, and stored for use ..... One concern with hay grown on human sewage sludge is that the hay can take up heavy metals, which are then consumed by animals.


May 6, 2016 ... For many farmers, growing your own hay to feed your livestock is one satisfying step closer to a self-sufficient farm. If you're lucky enough to ...


The choice of plant (or plants) to be grown for hay depends on many factors: climate, availability of water, tonnage needed, type of livestock being fed, etc.

Nov 4, 2009 ... One young farmer in Tennessee takes an award winning approach to working his family farm. Don Blankenship plants row crops and also ...


Read about the importance of growing hay, from Johnny's Selected Seeds.


Where growing and harvesting hay might once have been a losing proposition for small farmers like Hammann, it's now becoming an economical way for them ...


Jul 28, 2011 ... So you want to grow hay, either to feed animals or sell to the hay market? Hay has the “cool” factor to some people but it is hard work and ...


Sep 6, 2013 ... Last time I was at the in-law's farm I learned about hay. ... You have a farm to grow hay. ...... There are good reasons they are not growing hay.


Feb 14, 2013 ... In a cattle operation, access to adequate hay is vital. With prices already high, farmers are choosing to grow their own hay. But which scenarios ...