Testing Moisture For Quality Hay

Cross, Jennifer
May 2012
Hay & Forage Grower (Penton Media, Inc.);May2012, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p38
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the significant use of moisture meter in figuring out if hay is ready to bale or harvest. Munfordville, Kentucky-based grower Clayton Geralds states that the meter sensors provide readings that can be use as gauge, wherein baling of pure alfalfa hay comes with below 18%. Moreover, University of Wisconsin engineer Kevin Shinners says that the sensors measure the quantity of water in sensing zone and the more water placed, the higher the moisture reading.


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