National Hay and Straw Sources
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Hay and forage information in video and article format plus
national sources of hay for cattle, horses and farm livestock.
Hay for Sale
Buy all types of hay in square bales and round
bales from throughout the United States and
Hay bales that are available are coastal
hay, perennial peanut hay, Alfalfa, timothy, t&a, orchard
mixes, oat hays, Bermuda
hay, Tifton 44, wheat straw, cattle hay, fescue hay, and prairie hay.
Coastal 2nd cuttings, 3rd cuttings.
The hay exchanges listed below are a resource
to both buy and sell hay.
Get the latest weekly hay price trends for
USDA : US Weekly Hay Market Report
One of the most important sources of hay is
the Internet Hay Exchange where hay buy and sell
offers are made on a national basis. The
Internet Hay Exchange offers over 10,000 hay
Hay and Feed Articles
No matter how hay is packaged, if you waste it, you lose money.
Here's some easy ways to reduce waste in feeding
cattle. Be sure to read this article if you
think your hay costs are too high.
Several things should be considered when beginning to plan the nutritional program.
Hay, along with forage, can provide almost all of
the nutrition needs of cattle. The type of forage
you choose can make a big difference to the weight
gain of cattle.
When feeding cattle what matters most is the nutrients
that forage does not provide. Forages often must be supplemented with
energy or protein to meet the nutritional needs of
Drought conditions result in poor hay and pasture production and rising feed costs. Often, horse owners are forced to find alternative feed sources to either stretch their limited hay supply, or completely replace it.
Here are some ideas on how to augment your hay
Hay Testing and Forage Standards
Understanding Forage Quality for Cattle
Forage quality is defined in various
ways but is often poorly understood. It represents a simple
concept, yet encompasses much complexity. Though important, forage
quality often receives far less consideration than it deserves. This 21 page
document focuses on forage for cattle and cows.
Forage for equines is a different matter and is
The National Forage Testing Association
The National Forage Testing Association (NFTA) was founded in 1984 as a joint effort of the American Forage and Grassland Council, the National Hay Association and forage testing laboratories in a concentrated effort to improve the accuracy of forage testing and build grower confidence in testing animal feeds.
American Forage and Grassland Council
The American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC) is an international organization made up of 20 affiliate councils in the United States and Canada with a total individual membership of about 2,500. Our primary objective is to promote the profitable production and sustainable utilization of quality forage and grasslands.
National Hay Association
The National Hay Association, the national trade association for the U.S. hay industry, works daily within the industry, federal agencies, and the Congress itself to create an environment that benefits hay merchants and the people who depend on hay and straw in their commerce. A non-profit organization, NHA's activities are funded entirely through membership dues. NHA proudly represents hay producers, brokers, dealers and consumers of forage products, as well as disciplines and activities of businesses that provide products and services to the hay industry.
"Improving grassland and pasture management in temperate agriculture" (Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science Book 51)
The shift to more intensive livestock systems has put more pressure on grasslands used for pasture. At the same time, there is a greater understanding of the role of grasslands in delivering a range of ecosystems services. This volume reviews the range of research on more sustainable use of grasslands to
optimize livestock nutrition whilst protecting biodiversity and delivering a range of broader environmental benefits.
National Hay Exchanges
Fresh from Florida Hay Suppliers
Complete list of Florida hay
sellers and phone numbers from all areas of
Call the hay farm directly to confirm
availability, days and hours of operation,
prices, types and sizes of bales, and
Hay USA Inc. specializes in long distance
domestic shipping of premium horse hay by the
semi load. See price charts on the website. Our barns are full year round with premium horse hay from the West coast. California Alfalfa, California Bermuda, Washington and Oregon Timothy (1st and 2nd cutting), and California Sudan and Straw.
National Hay Association
The National Hay Association is made up of people that are involved in the production, sale and transportation of forage products across the United States
Internet Hay Exchange
Hay for sale on top hay listing and locator website.
Over 10,000 hay for sale listings published
Tropical Hay - Florida
Top quality Canadian hay. Tropical Selections offers a premium timothy/alfalfa or straight alfalfa to its clients across all of Florida. We provide truck loads, as well as small individual orders.
Hay - Texas
AllHay.com is proud to bring you the most comprehensive hay supply in the Lone Star State. Searching for Bermuda? Want some Bluestem? How about straw or mixed grass? The various sellers at AllHay.com got it all and more here for you.