Country Living
Country Living, Country Skills
Country People - A Country Living Resource and Community
Message Board
Country Topics
Trading Post
Memory Lane
Country Skills
Country Cooking

The Kitchen

Photo Gallery
Vintage Photos
Special Collections

Country Humor
Country Sounds
Coloring Book
Interactive Story

Farm Tractors
Tractor Parts
Tractor Manuals

Classic Trucks
Antique Tractors
Modern Tractors
Site Map
Links Page
Contact Us

Country Discussion Topics
To add your comments to this topic, click on one of the 'Reply' links below.

Question about making hay
[Return to Topics]

VKG    Posted 07-21-2001 at 13:18:21       [Reply]  [Send Email]
This is my first year cutting/bailing my own hay. The hay that I have is orchard grass. There is a lot of under growth, close to the ground that turns brown and dies. You can only see it well, if you spread the green grass aside or when the hay is cut and drying. Is this normal, or is there something I am doing wrong? Thanks for the help.

Bob (WI)    Posted 07-21-2001 at 15:06:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
That is normal, when the orchard grass gets taller its roots draw more of the moisture from the ground and it blocks out the sun from the other grasses and they go dormant until the next growing cycle. Any way thats the way it was always told to me

[Return to Topics]

[Home] [Search]

Copyright © 1999-2013
All Rights Reserved
A Country Living Resource and Community