Wisconsin farmer pushes to make hay while the sun is shining

Wisconsin farmer pushes to make hay while the sun is shining

A central Wisconsin farmer is making hay while the sun is shining, a difficult task with so many rain showers this spring.

Dairy farmer T.J. Draeger from Marathon City is trying to get as much alfalfa harvested as possible between rainstorms. “We’ve got about 300 acres cut down yesterday, hoping that the sun and the wind stay with us today and that we can get that started this afternoon and hopefully be able to beat the rain before Friday evening.”

Wednesday and Thursday have been the only dry days since Saturday. 

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