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Colorado—Compared to last week, trade activity and demand moderate. According to the NASS Colorado Crop Progress Report for week ending Nov. 17, the fourth cutting alfalfa hay is 90 percent harvested. Stored feed supplies were rated 2% short, 82% adequate, and 16% surplus. Next available rep…

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Hay market trade is slow to moderate, demand was slow to moderate, and prices remain steady. Drought continues to plague the western regions of the state, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Nov. 26.

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Hay market trade is moderate, demand was slow to moderate, and prices remain steady, as hay producers continue to report that there has been an increase hay movement. Parts of Kansas could use some rain, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Nov. 19.

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Colorado—Compared to last week, trade activity and demand moderate. In southwest Colorado, high quality hay supplies of horse hay are dwindling while mid to low quality supplies are readily available. Trade activity is increasing in the San Luis Valley on dairy hay and retail hay.

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Colorado—Compared to last week, trade activity and demand moderate. In southwest Colorado, high quality hay supplies of horse hay are dwindling while mid to low quality supplies are readily available. Trade activity is increasing in the San Luis Valley on Dairy hay and retail hay.

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Hay market trade was slow, demand was slow, and prices remain steady. Supplies of high quality hay are being reported as short, but here seems to be plenty of grinder hay, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Nov. 5. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unl…

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Hay market trade was slow, demand was slow to moderate, and prices remain steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Oct. 29.

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Colorado—Compared to last week, trade activity and demand light to moderate. Stored feed supplies were rated 3% short, 80% adequate, and 17% surplus with fourth cutting alfalfa progress at 57%.

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If you haven’t already noticed, High Plains Journal is changing some things up. We have decided to go to a new format for the hay market prices, and we hope this more graphic representation of the prices and trends will be a better use of space and help readers quickly find the prices they n…

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For the week ending Oct. 11, USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service reported the following state hay updates:

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was slow to moderate, and prices mostly steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Oct. 8. 

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was slow, and prices mostly steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Oct. 1.

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In Nebraska, Sept. 27, alfalfa and grass hay steady. Alfalfa pellets and ground and delivered hay steady. Demand was light to moderate in the central and eastern areas with good demand in the western side of the state. 

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was slow, and prices mostly steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Sept. 24. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

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In Nebraska, Sept. 27, alfalfa and grass hay steady. Alfalfa pellets and ground and delivered hay steady. Demand was light to moderate in the central and eastern areas with good demand in the western side of the state.

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Hay Grinderman LLC celebrated its 40th anniversary Aug. 24 at their operation headquarters in Harper, Kansas. The longstanding hay grinding business, which has customers across southern Kansas, throughout Oklahoma and a small portion of the Texas Panhandle, is employed by many feedlots and c…

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Hay market trade was slow, demand was slow, and prices steady. Most hay and forage pricing stayed steady, although there remains a softer undertone to grinder hay and grass hays due to lower quality and high abundance, according the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, …

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In Nebraska, compared to last week, hay sold steady on a thin test. Demand was mostly light as many contacts stated not many call this week, according to the USDA Market News Service, Sept. 6. 

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was moderate, and prices remained steady, on limited test, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Sept. 10.

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was moderate, and prices remained steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 27.

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In Nebraska, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady on a thin test. Demand was light throughout the state, according to the USDA Market News Service, Aug. 30.

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In Nebraska, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady. Demand was light with a load here and there getting sold, according to the USDA Market News Service, Aug. 23.

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was moderate, and prices remained steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 27.

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In Nebraska, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady. Buyer inquiry was light, according to the USDA Market News Service, Aug. 15.

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was moderate, and prices remained steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 20.

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was low, and prices remained steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 13. 

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In Nebraska, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady. Buyer inquiry was mostly light. Most areas of the state are in good shape for moisture but some areas on the eastern side of the state and south central are dry and could use some moisture, according to the USDA Market News…

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Hay market trade and demand was slow to moderate, prices remained steady for the most part and the market seems to be settling down, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 6.

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Hay market trade and demand remains slow, prices trended down just a little for most hay types. An abundance of grinder and brome hay hitting the market has caused a slowdown in interest from buyers, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, July 30.

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In Nebraska, compared to last reported market, alfalfa sold steady to weak, July 19. Ground and delivered to feedlots fully steady. Demand was light for rounds bales and ground hay with mostly moderate demand for large squares going to dairies.

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Hay market trade and demand remains slow, in part because everyone is in the hay field baling hay, but also supplies are good, particularly for grinder hay. This market seems to be still trying to find itself; pinning down new crop hay prices has proven difficult this season. There has been …

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Hay market trade, activity and demand is slow. The hot and dry weather has everyone busy in the hay field baling hay. The slow start to the hay season, due to the abundance of rain, has everyone scratching their heads and pricing is all over the map.  In general, there seems to be a softenin…

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In Nebraska, July 11, compared to last reported market, alfalfa sold steady, dehydrated pellets steady in the eastern side of the state, Platte Valley area $25 higher.

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In Nebraska, old crop alfalfa steady on a thin test, June 28. Moderate demand for all other hay. No report issued because of July 4th holiday.

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The hay market trade, activity and demand is moderate, with an increase in alfalfa trades, July 2. Prices remained generally steady. Alfalfa prices have been variable, due to the unpredictable weather pattern of this haying season. Prices this week, however, seemed to settle a bit as hay pro…

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The hay market trade, activity and demand is moderate, with an increase in alfalfa trades, July 2. Prices remained generally steady. Alfalfa prices have been variable, due to the unpredictable weather pattern of this haying season. Prices this week, however, seemed to settle a bit as hay pro…

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The hay market trade, activity and demand is moderate, with an increase in alfalfa trades. Prices remained generally steady. Alfalfa prices have been variable, due to the unpredictable weather pattern of this haying season. Prices this week, however, seemed to settle a bit as hay producers f…

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In Nebraska, old crop alfalfa steady on a thin test, June 28. Moderate demand for all other hay. Prices given on a per-ton basis unless otherwise noted.

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Hay market trade slowed last week, activity and demand is slow to moderate. Prices remained generally steady, however, we continue to see a downward trend in price for both old and new crop grinding alfalfa, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, June 25.…

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In Nebraska, old crop hay sold steady, according to the USDA Market News Service, June 21. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted. 

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