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Eric Bergeson: Hay: A treat for the five senses

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If I ever tried to farm, I would want to raise hay. Hay appeals to multiple senses.

Sight: hay fields are beautiful green, sometime crowned with lavender alfalfa blooms.


Across the American continent, hay fields grace the most beautiful locations. Early in life, I watched a farmer behind my uncle’s home in the Cache Valley of Utah bale an irrigated crop of hay so heavy it choked the baler twice per round.

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