Fertilizer replacement

Boysground

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Mixed Farmer
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Avoid square bales and Fusion type baler/wrappers with lucerne, which I think is the same stuff as alfalfa. The stems stick out and puncture the wrap. When the bale drops on the stubble, you get even more holes. there's more about it in the next issue, out mid Nov.

I haul the bales to the wrapper and that helps a lot.

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