It appears that a significant amount of the country (including hay country) are impacted with some sort of drought.
We already have customers that say their pastures are "done" and are starting to use more hay.
We watch the local hay markets and it does seem...
Our hay business is located in the Midwest and as most know, we have had an unusually mild winter, at least up to this date. Our hay sales have been really down and especially with our small squares. I have had customers come and get a few bales and then tell me that they are putting their...
We are getting equipment ready for this summer. Doing close to 2,000 ton of wheat straw and some custom alfalfa. We don't have to market the hay but the straw we do. Prices seem hard to figure right now and dairies and feedlots are all over the place. Anybody out there bale straw or have...
Sioux Falls, SD Fri Nov 30, 2012 USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
Weekly East River South Dakota Hay Market
All prices per ton, unless noted, FOB the stack.
Compared to last week, all classes remain fully steady. Good
demand remains for both high quality dairy hay and for low quality...
Billings, MT Fri Nov 30, 2012 USDA Market News
Weekly Montana Hay Report
Prices steady to firm for all classes of hay. Very little reported
trade again this week as supplies of hay are very tight. Many
hay growers report they are sold out or are just about sold out.
Very good demand...
Springfield, IL Tue Nov 27, 2012 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News
Arthur Sale Barn Weekly Hay Report-Arthur, IL Nov 26, 2012
Compared to last week, small squares of hay traded mostly 25 to 50 cents
higher. Large Squares and Large Rounds sold 10.00 to 20.00 higher. Wheat
straw sold mostly...