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Old-fashioned know-how and experience got the job done

Ken Bolton in the July 2020 issue of Farm Collector questioned how the outside-the-barn operator could effectively trip a load of hay. My father and I put up loose hay well into the 1960s. He maintained that cows preferred the loose hay. I never surveyed the cows about that. We used slings instead of a fork. Because there was just the two of us, I would drive the tow rope with the ...

Curt Strum

Farm Collector Magazine

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