[Homestead] Goats and Hay
waltonrp at gmail.com
Fri Oct 20 15:59:53 EDT 2006
On 10/20/06, Lynn Wigglesworth <lynnw at chilitech.net> wrote:
> Soybean hay? I've never heard of that! There are a lot of soybeans grown
> here, but they are all in rotation with corn, and are plowed in to raise
> soil fertility for the next crop of corn.
Yes, Lynn. Here the rotation is winter rye, cut hay, tobacco for
harvest, winter rye, cut hay, soybeans for harvest and so on. Very
little plowdowns, lots of chemical farming.
Now that farmers are getting out of tobacco (being forced to), a lot
put th eland back into pasture for beef cattle.
When the year is dry they sometimes cut the soybeans for hay.
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