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Saturday, October 1, 2011

Winter gold...

I am sure that for some farmers, these hay bales would be a treasure to have. Did anyone else catch the story that it was cheaper to ship hay to China than to California dairy farmers?

13 comments:

Ellie said...

Love it, great picture. :)

TexWisGirl said...

that would be gold here in Texas, for certain...

Tricia said...

my mom would looove to have a few of those

hadn't heard the story... how is that possible, though? Is that a joke?

Judy said...

Look at all those bales! I've not heard that story...for some reason it doesn't surprise me tho.

George said...

Farmers in Texas would love to have these bales, given the drought they have been enduring. I hadn't heard about it being cheaper to ship hay to China than to California. That doesn't make any sense at all.

Ginny said...

No, I haven 't heard this story, but nothing much surprises me anymore.

Sue said...

I've always loved to see hay bales in a field-it's just such a relaxing scene.

Sandra said...

I had not heard this, that is horrible. a beautiful photo. my husband shares a birthday with our sons wife, and the 3rd is my brothers wife. we are all crowded into the small space of Aug 21 to Oct 1, with me in the middle Sept 5

Lois Evensen said...

Yes, we did see that story about hay being shipped to China. Fascinating story on Fox News. We are watching from out here on the high seas, too.

don said...

A fine shot of the field of bales. I missed that story but I've been wondering about hay being shipped to drought states like Texas. I'm wondering if owners simply have to sell their stock.

EG Wow said...

Did you know many Ontario farmers sell hay to Floridians? Strange world we live in!

Small City Scenes said...

We used to get round bales for our horses--Of course that was just local hay. MB

Tammy@Simple Southern Happiness said...

The folks in TX sure would love to have this gold, many have had to sell off their cattle.

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