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POWELL, Wyo. — Wyoming ranchers are paying lower prices for hay in the state compared to last year.
GREAT FALLS — A late freeze last year that cut into hay production and a wet spring this year that is extending the hay-feeding season has resulted in a tight supply of hay and rising prices.
Fromberg area rancher Howdy Hildebrand, right, and driver Billy Percifield ready a load of hay for a trip to Texas last Friday.
Driver Billy Percifield readies a tractor-trailer load of hay for a trip to Texas on Friday.
Fromberg-area rancher Howdy Hildebrand and driver Billy Percifield ready a tractor-trailer load of hay for a trip to Texas recently. Drought-stricken farmers in Texas and Oklahoma have been looking to water-weary Montana for hay.