Daily News Reports »

Maura Bennett Colorado Hay Report
by Maura Bennett, click here for bio

Program: Colorado Ag Today
Date: September 25, 2018

Click on the play button to listen to report.

Download Report: Colorado_Hay_Report17.mp3

Compared to last week trade activity was light on moderate demand.

Heath Dewey from the Greeley USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grains Market News office has the weekly Hay numbers.

Northeast Colorado Areas

Alfalfa

Large Squares: Supreme 210.00.

Small Squares: Supreme 310.00 (10.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

Grass

Mid Squares: Premium 315.00, Retail/Stable.

Small Squares: Premium 335.00-345.00 (9.85-10.00 per bale), Retail/Stable

Good 335.00 (9.50 per bale), Retail/Stable.

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southeast Colorado Areas

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley Area

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southwest Colorado Areas

Alfalfa/Grass Mix

Small Squares: Premium 335.00 (10.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

No reported quotes from all other classes of hay.

Mountains and Northwest Colorado Areas

Grass

Mid Squares: Premium 285.00, Tarped.

Small Squares: Premium 355.00 (8.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

Rounds: Premium 200.00.

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor’s High Plains Drought Summary exceptional drought (D4) was added to southeast and central Mesa County, and Delta County in western Colorado. Record low snowpack this winter and near-record high evaporative demand this summer have led to

rapidly depleting water supplies.

Recent Reports from Colorado Ag Today

Click here to see Archived Reports