Growing Black Bean Hay

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Growing Black Bean Hay,

duration 01:37
Farmers used to grow a flat black-bean to supplement livestock diet. This plant was hard to hay. Its tops grew into a tangle, it was hard to rake, it had to be piled into shocks, & it had to cure for several days. But, the dairy cattle & hogs loved the hay & seed from this plant.