That's a valuable commodity: A hay bale at a farm in Eatonton, Ga., earlier this year.
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December 4, 2012 Hay prices are up sharply because of the drought across much of the nation. So hay bales sitting in fields have become hot properties. So much so, in fact, that a sheriff in Oklahoma put a GPS tracker in one bale. It helped him track down the suspects.
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