3rd of July and the rest of the first cutting of hay is in the barn. Less than half the hay we got last year, only 23 tons, but it’s of good quality. We’ve already called and reserved another 32 tons from another farmer and we may buy more if second cutting isn’t good either. Our late spring that was so cold followed by heat meant the grass never really developed much leaf area before shooting up seed stalks. Once it does that it’s time to cut it no matter how much or little there is.