Forage, Pasture Health How Bad Is It When Your Curing Hay Gets Rained On in the Field? Krishona Martinson June 22, 2015 Rain occurring while cut hay is laying in the field causes both yield and quality losses that reduce the value of the crop as an animal feed and a marketable commodity. Weather-induced losses are cAll the grazing management tips you need Subscribe to read this article and over 2,500 more! Subscribe today! If you're already a subscriber, log in here.