handfuls of timothy hay to help fill her children’s Easter baskets.
year, she’s bought bales and bales of it
from a certified organic farmer and she’s been packing it in boxes
with open windows so prospective buyers can touch and smell it.
Vermont fields have been busy for the past week or so with
farmers cutting, raking and baling hay. But
high fuel prices and some bad timing on weather has made it more expensive to
make all of that hay.
VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, that could drive up the cost of raising livestock.