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Brad Nelson

In Tales of a Hay Hauler, Brad Nelson shares his unique perspective of the forage industry through his hay-hauling experiences, skillfully woven through storytelling and humor.

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Dan Mori was one of those fellows who was doing something all the time. He got a few more years of good use from a K-model International Harvester pick-up truck by transplanting the engine and transmission from a Ford Thunderbird into the old truck.

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“There’s nothing special about me.” This was the comment of a fellow I asked about doing a story on. I have found that there is something special about everyone. All you need is a little time to find it.

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She and her companion were 16 years old.

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Being a hero is much like pulling off a successful rain dance. Timing is everything.

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A: is for alfalfa. The nutrition guys used to call it the magic miracle feed. All classes of livestock just do better on a ration that includes at least 5 percent alfalfa. In a normal year it is the cheapest protein source around.

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I received instructions the other day to be available by 6:00 Saturday evening for a birthday party for now six-year-old Ashton. There were four generations at the party. Charlie and Lois did the honors as the great-grandparents. Also present were Grandpa Troy, the boom loader, and Grandpa Brad, the old hay hauler, and their respective spouses, to whom the grandchildren are the neatest thing ever to happen.

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