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Wyoming hay production up thanks to more moisture

Wyoming hay production up thanks to more moisture

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Hay production in Wyoming is improved over last year thanks to early snows, moderate temperatures and a modest improvement in rainfall.

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300 round hay bales burn on Montana 87

A fire burned about 300 round hay bales along Montana Highway 87 East on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Lockwood Fire Department.

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Demand high for Montana hay; buyers pay top dollar

Demand high for Montana hay; buyers pay top dollar

BRIDGER — He’s the guy on the “other side.” The one whose grass is greener. And it turns out that when pastures in neighboring states go brown, hay farmer Chris Skorupa’s wallet sprouts lettuce, too.

August 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Chris Skorupa cuts hay at the family farm near Fromberg

Chris Skorupa cuts hay at the family farm near Fromberg

Chris Skorupa cuts hay at the family farm near Fromberg.

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At the family farm near Fromberg, Chris Skorupa talks about the hay market

At the family farm near Fromberg, Chris Skorupa talks about the hay market

At the family farm near Fromberg, Chris Skorupa talks about the hay market.

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Wyoming hay season back on schedule this year

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Hay season is back on schedule this year.

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Drought costs Fremont County its No. 1 hay spot

Drought costs Fremont County its No. 1 hay spot

RIVERTON — Fremont County has lost its spot as Wyoming's No. 1 alfalfa-producing county, growing only two-thirds of the hay in 2012 than it did in 2011.

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Ranchers prepare for potential drought

Ranchers prepare for potential drought

CASPER, Wyo. — Robert Keith is something of an anomaly among Wyoming ranchers this year. He has hay. One morning last week, Keith loaded square bales from a bucket loader onto a flatbed trailer at his farm on the outskirts of Casper. Keith’s farm draws water from the Casper Alcova Irrigation…

February 19, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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Hay bales catch fire on tractor-trailer near Columbus

Columbus volunteer firefighters on Friday continued mopping up smoldering hay bales that caught fire Thursday evening as they were being hauled to Colorado on Interstate 90.

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Hay prices finish August on high note

Hay prices finish August on high note

With drought driving up demand, hay prices in Montana hit $200 a ton for most varieties, according to federal market reports.

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Drought drives up feed prices, ranchers hunt for hay

Drought drives up feed prices, ranchers hunt for hay

A rancher with cattle to feed and no hay must travel until he finds some. A 200- or 300-mile trip isn’t unusual, but trips to Canada are, which is exactly where the drought drove Joe Goggins this summer.

August 30, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Hay is stacked near the Goggins feedlot

Hay is stacked near the Goggins feedlot

Hay is stacked near the Goggins feedlot on Wednesday.

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Wyoming waives oversize fees for hay trucks

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - With the homegrown hay crop hit hard by drought, Wyoming is waiving fees for oversize loads of hay coming into the state.

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More emergency grazing opened for drought-stricken cattle

More emergency grazing opened for drought-stricken cattle

With the drought worsening, the U.S. Department of Agriculture opened all but eight Montana counties to emergency haying and grazing Monday.

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Fire burns ranch near Lavina

Fire burns ranch near Lavina

An electrical problem with a pump started a fire that burned at least 400 bales of hay at a ranch outside Lavina on Saturday night.

July 21, 2012 8:10 pm Photos

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DES organizes help with grazing and hay resources for people affected by fires

DES organizes help with grazing and hay resources for people affected by fires

After thousands of acres of pasture and hay were lost to Montana's largest wildfire, officials are working to make sure landowners in the area have enough resources for their livestock.

July 07, 2012 4:57 pm Photos

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Hay help needed after Eastern Montana fires

Hay help needed after Eastern Montana fires

While thousands of cattle and horses have been displaced by the fires in Eastern Montana, stockgrowers on the western side of the state are bracing for ripple effects to come later this summer.The Southeastern Montana Complex of fires burned more than 308,000 acres near Ashland just as ranch…

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Ranchers concerned about drought, hay yield

Ranchers concerned about drought, hay yield

RAWLINS, Wyo. — Around this time each year, snowpack and moisture levels are on the minds of area ranchers. This year, the topic is gnawing on those minds a little harder than usual.

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Hay truck rollover

Hay truck rollover

A truck transporting bales of hay rolled over near the Interstate 90-94 interchange Thursday morning.

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Hay truck rollover

Hay truck rollover

A truck transporting bales of hay rolled over near the Interstate 90-94 interchange Thursday morning.

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