This year's first hay cutting

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This year's first hay cutting

Postby Bob McCarty » Thu Jul 07, 2022 4:21 pm

It's about 20% of normal due to lack of spring rains. We got in a partial load today (60 bales) but am waiting to get a full stack as soon as it's available. About $12.00 +/- a small bale.
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Re: This year's first hay cutting

Postby SamsFarm » Thu Jul 07, 2022 10:54 pm

At that price I would be putting up loose hay if I did not already own a baler!
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Re: This year's first hay cutting

Postby SONNY » Fri Jul 08, 2022 7:17 am

Sadly,not much hay grown around here so dont know what the price is. My cousin had 5 acres and is on second cutting. looks like normal here but I heard that some areas didnt have much.
We got out of hay many years ago. At that time we were lucky to get a dollar a bale and it cost more than that to grow it!
90% of everything here is nothing but corn-----worst crop anybody could grow! We grew wheat and beans for the last 6 years we farmed.
Next farm will go into S.A.F.E. program and be planted in native grass/wildflower stuff.
Sorry you had a bad year out there!

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CS Bell No. 60 Grain Mill on a unmodified Fast Hitch Disk hitch prong
Home Made Fast Hitch Potato Plow
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172 Runner Planter
53 Fertilizer
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Re: This year's first hay cutting

Postby SamsFarm » Thu Jul 28, 2022 9:21 pm

Bob McCarty wrote: About $12.00 +/- a small bale.


Did you take a big empty trailer to the Cub Tug?

Take 200 or so bales home from someone in Ohio (I think the tug in in Ohio) for 5 or $6 a bale!
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