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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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They were mostly black, three in number. They were traveling together, the two in the rear following the first. I was traveling east on Highway 375 in southern Nevada when I noticed the trio moving in behind me.

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Life was not made for questions that can be answered “yes” or “no.” My almost-13-year-old grandson, who generally eats with his boots under my table, has discovered cooking. I think it started with fried eggs and then progressed to pancakes.

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We were at a ranch at Tuscarora, Nevada, years back. It was wintertime and the ranch hands were getting ready to feed cattle. The first order of business was to get the teams up and harnessed so they could pull the wagons that would haul the day’s feed to the cattle.

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A is for attitude, also for attention. They go well together. Pay attention to your attitude and life will function smoother.

B is for boisterous. Boys are boisterous. It means they are healthy.

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“We were careful to step in the footprints of those walking ahead of us,” explained Visal, “so any soldiers finding our trail would think it was only one person walking through the jungle instead of 38 of us. One person was not worth their time.”

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Tip, named for the white end of his tail, had to be a master of PR. Dad told me that Tip was on my lap being petted on his ride to our house as a weanling pup. I don’t remember the trip, so I must have been younger than 3 at the time.

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