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Grains and Forage Crops

A Summer Hay Crop
Alfalfa And Alkali
Alfalfa And Bermuda
Alfalfa And Overflow
Alfalfa And Soil Depth
Alfalfa Hay And Soil Fertility
Alfalfa On Adobe
Alfalfa Sowing With Gypsum
Alfilaria And Winter Pasturage
Barley And Alfalfa
Barley On Moist Land
Beets And Potatoes
Beets For Stock
Bermuda Grass
Bermuda Objectionable

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Curing Alfalfa With Artificial Heat








It is current rumor that "out in California they are hauling alfalfa
green and curing it by artificial heat," thus reducing loss through bad
weather and producing a superior hay for feeding or milling purposes.

It is true that alfalfa is being cut green and dried by artificial heat,
but this is only being done in preparation for grinding. No one thinks
of doing it for the making of hay for storage or for feeding. This
method is undertaken, not because the alfalfa hay does not dry quickly
enough in the field, but because after drying in the field so many
leaves are lost in hauling to the mill. We have no trouble sun-drying
alfalfa for ordinary hay purposes; in fact, we have to be very careful
that it does not get too dry.





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