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Kale yield

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Our Kale yield is above average this year and ready to be sweetened up by the future cold temperatures.

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I had a really good kale year also. I decided to dehydrate it for winter chicken greens. It gets crispy dry enough to smash into fine crumbles (I remove any big stems) and it goes into a big half gallon jar. A LOT of dried kale fits in a half gallon jar. I figure I can just toss a handful with their feed this winter as a boost. Am on the second jarful already.
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