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Hay bales are stacked northwest of South Heart on Bobby Kubas's farmstead. Kubas said he has sold 1500 bales to a hay farm in Kinsley, Kan.

Local 'Hay' Day

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Oil isn't the only booming business in North Dakota - local farmers are selling their extra hay to farmers in southern states, Dave Schmidt, Belfield, said, and they can't make enough of it.

"We have shipped out a hundred loads so far," Schmidt said. "They don't care if it is round bales or square bales. They want it."

It has been a good year for cutting hay, giving farmers a surplus, Bobby Kubas, South Heart, said. He added people selling cattle is also a factor.

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