Local Farmer Bails On Hay

Use Of Strip Grazing Promoted At Weyers Cave Ag Conference

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Posted: January 24, 2013

Local farmer Peter Hostetler presents a slide show during a winter forage conference detailing how he has extended the grazing season on his farm. The event, held at the Weyers Cave Community Center on Wednesday, was hosted by the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council and Virginia Cooperative Extension. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Participants listen to local farmer Peter Hostetler at the 2013 Winter Forage Conference hosted by the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council and Virginia Cooperative Extension at the Weyers Cave Community Center on Wednesday.

WEYERS CAVE — With every year that passes, local farmer Peter Hostetler has less and less of a desire to make hay.

 

But thanks to a change he made on his 150-acre farm between...



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