[CT Birds] CTBirds Digest, Vol 2634, Issue 1

Comins, Patrick PCOMINS at audubon.org
Tue May 13 08:49:21 EDT 2014

I've found a lot depends on whether the hay is for horses or dairy cows.   Farmers growing hay for dairy cattle are reluctant to hay late...at least in Ct without some financial compensation.

Patrick Comins, Meriden 

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> On May 13, 2014, at 8:31 AM, "James Nordgren" <jim_nordgren at hotmail.com> wrote:
> UCONN bobolinks: We've had success asking hay farmers in N. Salem (NY) to delay mowing until July 4 where there are bobolinks. The hay has a bit less protein but more bulk, and the bobolink reproduce. We did some bird hikes to help educate folks and that worked well too. Jim Nordgren S. Salem (NY)
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