Definition of haying in English:


Line breaks: hay¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈheɪɪŋ/


[mass noun]
  • The activity of mowing and drying grass to make hay: the local council declared the opening date for haying on the prairie lands [as modifier]: the haying season
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    • Managed haying and grazing is allowed under certain conditions.
    • When selecting an alfalfa variety, consider whether it will be primarily grazed, or harvested with a combination of haying and grazing.
    • Annual winter weeds are germinating rapidly, suggesting early weed pressure on grazing and haying crops.

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