People unfamiliar with our industry are often confused by the words “straw” and “
hay” and mistakenly think the terms are interchangeable. They're not!
Jul 20, 2015 ... Straw vs. Hay – In the battle to control weeds, add fertility, and improve the water
retention of your soil, is one really better than the other?
Dec 11, 2013 ... Hay is a crop that is grown specifically for the purpose of creating hay, while ...
Show Me The Proof. US Forage Export Council: Straw vs. Hay
Apr 2, 2012 ... Search the internet for info on using hay vs. straw as mulch and you'll see
statements like these: “I've never made the mistake of using hay”, ...
Q. Mike knows a lot, and I love the show (I listen on KSFC; 91.9 FM), but on a
recent program he referred to hay and straw as if they were interchangeable.
What is the difference between straw and hay? Get the simple explanation now!
Learn what not to buy and how to use straw in the garden.
Hay vs straw. Hay is cut and dried grass, alfalfa or clover used as feed for
animals. Hay is often baled or bound in bundles shaped like squares or rounds.
Feb 2, 2011 ... I was not taught the difference between straw and hay as a wee child, and as an
adult, while I've learned the difference via the school of hard ...
Oct 29, 2007 ... The difference between a straw bale vs. a hay bale are huge. Don't build with hay
, build with straw.
Straw Versus Hay. Straw is not as nutritionally valuable as hay and is generally
less expensive than hay. Hay is harvested while it is still a live, healthy plant.