Lakewood Ranch Herald

Hay Harvest

It was 1969 when Al Robinson bought four bales of hay, a purchase that still benefits him.

After enlisting his wife and children in the backbreaking work of cutting the joints of hay and planting them in the ground, he nurtured his first crop of 30 or 40 bales of Callie Bermuda hay less than a year later.

Though still very much a family affair, Robinson Hay Farm now operates with more advanced machinery to produce thousands of bales of hay on 600 acres almost 40 years later.

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