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Cutting Alfalfa yesterday

1989 Views 9 Replies 9 Participants Last post by  Wingsetter
I thought we had a law that said no cutting ,haying, baling until June sometime.
The exception being the shoulder of hwys for safety purposes. Come to find out that law doesn't apply to private lands at all. Potentially lost a few turkey nests yesterday in a 500 sum acre alfalfa field.

The hell with the water and the hell with ground nesting wildlife. Wow.
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it's unfortunate, but I do know guys that if a hen.jumps they will try to mow around. the worst is that alfalfa is often the most attractive nesting cover available.
I've them do that more for Pheasant then anything else, farmers around here have no love loss for Deer or Turkeys..
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