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Sampling the Moisture Content of Alfalfa in the Windrow: A New Tool Helps

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CIS 1107
Pub. Date: 2003
Last Reviewed: 2015

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Production of high quality hay, vital for the dairy industry, is more predictable with the use of a simple tool to measure moisture content of hay for harvest. Learn how to make the tool with $10 in hardware store supplies. And learn how to use it to sample moisture content throughout your field.

Authors: Ron Thaemert and Glenn Shewmaker

4 pages


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