Seldom does the weatherman provide a perfect window for making hay, from cutting through baling. If your hay is ready, but rain is in the forecast, should you cut or wait?
Research over several years at the
Collins adds that the drying process can be improved with mechanical conditioning such as raking or tedding; and the addition of chemical desiccant solutions containing potassium carbonate and sodium carbonate. To read more of Collins’ comments on reducing the risk of rain-damaged hay, follow this link.