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

Program: Colorado Ag Today
Date: January 22, 2019

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Heath Dewey from the Greeley USDA Livestock Poultry and Grain Market New office has the Colorado Hay Report.

He says compared to last week, trade activity light on moderate demand.

Northeast Colorado Areas

Alfalfa

Large Squares: Utility 170.00, DEL.

Wheat Hay

Large Squares: Good 115.00, DEL.

Southeast Colorado Areas

Alfalfa

Mid Squares: Supreme 260.00, Retail/Stable.

Small Squares: Supreme 280.00 (9.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

Haygrazer

Mid Squares: Good 180.00.

San Luis Valley Area

Alfalfa

Large Squares: Premium/Supreme 250.00.

Grass

Large Squares: Premium 255.00, Retail/Stable.

Southwest Colorado Areas

Alfalfa

Small Squares: Supreme 275.00 (9.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

Orchard Grass

Small Squares: Premium 430.00 (14.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

95# 3-tie: Premium 420.00 (20.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

Mountains and Northwest Colorado Areas

Grass

Small Squares: Premium 310.00 (8.50 per bale), Retail/Stable.

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor heavy precipitation (over 0.5 inch, liquid equivalent) for this time of year lead to a 1-category

Improvement of drought conditions over south-central to southeast Colorado,

including the counties of Pueblo, Otero, and Bent. This past week’s

precipitation is more than their monthly average for January.

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