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?
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.
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
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.
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.
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”, ...
extension.umd.edu/sites/default/files/_docs/locations/frederick_county/MG Article-Mulch Hay vs Straw by Lee Royer 4-29-12.pdf
Mulching Vegetable Gardens: Hay vs Straw. Lee Royer, Frederick County Master
Gardener. I am a huge fan of Ruth Stout, the Mulch Queen, whose method, ...
Oct 29, 2007 ... The difference between a straw bale vs. a hay bale are huge. Don't build with hay
, build with straw.
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 ...