Stacking hay

Stacking hay

When you’re young in the midwest and want to make some money – this is how you did it. Bailing hay and straw.

There’s an art and science to working together like this. How you stack, carry, and work together in a group really matters. This guy does a decent job giving you an idea of just part of the job.

Not shown is the job of stack behind the tractor, using elevators to get bales up into hay lofts, the dangers of hay loft flooring (often just lots of planks thrown around willy-nilly with holes everywhere, and the unbelievable amount of chaff and crud that you end covered in by the end of the day (and in your lungs to hack up the next day).

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