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Colorado—In the June 18 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand light. Northeast Colorado first cutting haylage complete and growers wrapping up baling in dry, windy conditions. Producers in southwest Colorado are wrapping up first cutting grass and alfalfa hay while battlin…

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Hay market trade slow and demand light, prices remain fairly steady but with an undertone of strength, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, June 23.

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Colorado—In the June 11 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand light. Northeast Colorado finishing first cutting alfalfa with windy, scattered storm conditions challenging producers. Producers in southwest Colorado are harvesting first cutting grass hay with customers order…

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The hay market trade was slow and demand light, although there were a few more trades of both old crop and new crop hay reported this past week, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, June 9.

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Colorado—In the June 4 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand light. Northeast Colorado harvesting alfalfa for haylage. Southeast Colorado is currently harvesting and baling first cutting alfalfa and triticale for hay. Trade inactive in the San Luis Valley. Producers in the…

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The hay market trade is slow; demand light; and producers are busy in the fields and the 2020 hay year is well under way, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, June 2.

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Colorado—In the May 28 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand light. Spot market activity on feedlot and dairy hay inactive as they continue receiving previously contracted hay. Northeast Colorado began harvesting alfalfa for haylage. Drought conditions continue in southwes…

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Colorado—In the May 21 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand light. Spot market activity on feedlot and dairy hay inactive as they receive previously contracted hay. Northeast Colorado will begin harvesting alfalfa for haylage next week and baled hay will be shortly after.…

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The hay market trade was slow; demand light as most of the activity is on previously contracted hay, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, May 26.

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The hay market trade was slow; demand light; spot market activity on feedlot and dairy hay is virtually inactive, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, May 19.

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Nebraska—In the May 14 report, compared to last week, all reported forages sold steady. Demand was light. Cattlemen continue to pinch where they can as some only need a few bales to get to summer grass. So, only a few they will buy as they bring a flatbed instead of having a semi deliver a full load. Warmer days on the horizon as the crops and forages really will appreciate the warmth.

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The hay market trade was slow; demand light; prices mostly steady with a slight dip in the ground and delivered market, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, May 12.

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Colorado—In the May 7 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand were light. Hay prices remain steady on retail/stable hay. Spot market activity on feedlot and dairy hay inactive. Bulk of feedlot and dairy hay market activity on receiving previously contracted hay.

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Colorado—In the April 30 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand light. Dairy and feedlot hay activity mostly on previously contracted hay.  Warm, dry conditions led to an expansion of abnormal dryness in eastern Colorado.

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Hay market trade was slow; prices steady; demand was light, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, May 5.

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Hay market trade slow; prices steady; demand light to moderate and the supply of hay is moderate, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, April 21.

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Colorado—In the April 16 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand moderate. Eastern Colorado and southwest Kansas remain the driest portion of the High Plains. Severe drought was expanded over southeast Colorado this week and moderate drought and abnormally dry conditions wer…

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Nebraska—In the April 9 report compared to last week, alfalfa hay fully steady. Grass hay, ground and delivered forages and alfalfa pellets sold steady. Buyer inquiry for baled hay picked up this week as distillers is getting in short supply some feedlots have switched to alfalfa for a protein source. Some of the round bales may not be the best in RFV but most bales are tested pretty well for protein. Some tillage work has taken place the last seven days.

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Hay market trade was slow, while prices were steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, March 31.

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Hay market trade slow, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, March 24. Prices nudged slightly higher for good grinding alfalfa and ground and delivered while lower quality grinding alfalfa stayed steady. Recent drops in the cattle, grain, and global mark…

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Colorado—According to the March 19 report, compared to last week, trade activity and demand light on feedlot and dairy hay. Hay producers in the south- west part of the state are experiencing difficulty find- ing trucks to haul hay as the oilfield continues to slow down. The price spread bet…

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Colorado—In the March 12 report, compared to last week, trade activity light on light to moderate demand. The price spread between dairy quality alfalfa and grinder hay continues to grow due to inventories.

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Hay market trade slow; alfalfa prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, March 17.

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Colorado—In the March 5 report, compared to last week, trade activity light on light to moderate demand. The price spread between dairy quality alfalfa and grinder hay continues to grow due to inventories. 

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Hay market trade was slow; alfalfa prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, March 10.

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Hay market trade remains slow to moderate; alfalfa prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, March 3. 

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Colorado—In the Feb. 27 report, compared to last week, trade activity light on light to moderate demand. Much of the region was saw little or no precipitation. 

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Hay market trade slow to moderate; alfalfa prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Feb. 25. 

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Colorado—In the Feb. 20 report, compared to last week, trade activity light on moderate demand. The U.S Drought Monitor’s High Plains Summary shows the past 30-days have been drier than normal.

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Hay market trade is slow to moderate and alfalfa prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Feb. 18.

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Colorado—In the Feb. 13 report, compared to last week, trade activity light on moderate demand.

Iowa—In the Feb. 4 report, for the reporting period of Jan. 19 to Feb. 1, prices on alfalfa, alfalfa/grass and grass were fully steady to firm.

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Hay market trade remains slow; alfalfa prices remain mostly steady while grass hay prices weaken, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Feb. 11.

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Hay market trade is slow and prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Feb. 4. 

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Hay market trade is slow, prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Jan. 28.

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Hay market trade is slow, demand was slow, and prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Manhattan, Kansas, Jan. 21. Prices given on a per-ton basis unless otherwise noted.

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Colorado—On Jan. 9, compared to last week, hay trade activity and demand was light.

Iowa—On Jan. 7, prices on alfalfa, alfalfa/grass mix and grass was $15 to $25 per ton lower.

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Hay market trade is slow, demand was slow, and prices remain steady on limited test, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Jan. 14.

Producers are reporting that the mild winter seems to be a contributing factor for the sluggish hay market and indicate that there is a sufficient supply of grinding hay and round bales of prairie hay. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

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Colorado—On Dec. 19, 2019 compared to last week, trade activity and demand light. The next available report will be Jan. 9.

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Hay market trade is slow, demand was slow, and prices remain steady on limited test, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Jan. 7.

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Hay market trade is slow to moderate, demand is slow to moderate, and prices remain steady and are expected to do so for the next several weeks, according the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Dec. 24. 

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