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    Time to cut hay in Michigan?

    UPPER MIDWEST: Driving around central and southern Michigan, I have seen many alfalfa hay fields cut and ready to bale. Though I understand the need for additional forage, I am worried about what this will mean for the longevity of the alfalfa stand. Cutting alfalfa this time of the year is not a recommended practice. Though we’ve had some cold weather, we have yet to experience a killing frost. Next week, these cut alfalfa fields…

Last alfalfa cutting