Hay is a significant agricultural crop in LaRue County and is important to livestock producers of all types. Therefore, harvesting hay for higher and better yields is critical.
Recent research from Wisconsin Extension gives ideas on how to shorten the harvest window, enhance forage quality and reduce the chance for rain damage. Growers should consider the points below:
• Mow to a proper height, which is between 2-4 inches for alfalfa and between 3-4 inches for most grasses.
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