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

Program: Colorado Ag Today
Date: April 15, 2019

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Heath Dewey has the USDA Colorado Hay Report.

Compared to last week, trade mostly inactive on light demand.

Northeast Colorado Areas

Alfalfa

Large Squares: Good 191.00, DEL.

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southeast Colorado Areas

Alfalfa

Mid Squares: Good/Premium 240.00-250.00, Retail/Stable.

Small Squares: Premium 260.00, (8.50 per bale), Retail/Stable.

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley Areas

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southwest Colorado Areas

No reported quotes from all other classes of hay.

Mountains and Northwest Colorado Areas

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor's High Plains summary for the week precipitation across the High Plains was generally near normal over the last week, with the exception of northeast Nebraska and southeast South Dakota.

According to the just released US Census of Agriculture Colorado Hay and Haylage operations number 14,907. That number is up from the 2012 Census when operations numbered 12,798.

The 2017 Census numbers show Colorado Harvested over 1.5 million acres of Hay and 3.7 million tons. In 2012 the state harvested just under 1.3 million acres and nearly 2.7 million tons.

We'll have more on the Census of Ag an and Colorado statistics in our next report.

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