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Round Hay Bale worth $160,000 USD

Border Patrol agents bust what appears to be a farm truck hauling round hay bales but turns out to be “grass” with a higher value. The ingenuity of the smugglers is quite impressive but they will most likely be spending the rest of their days behind bars. Hay bales on the back of a flatbed truck is a pretty common …

Hay Rebaling

In recent years hay re-baling or stationary baling has become more popular with hay producers as a way to fill new and existing orders when weather doesn’t cooperate or as a way to make extra farm income. Hay producers will unroll round bales or break down large square bales into smaller 2-tie square bales that are in demand by a …

Selling Hay in 2016

In the past year, the spread between dairy-quality hay, which is alfalfa hay with a relative feed value of 150 or better, and lower-quality hay has been the largest it has ever been—almost a $100 difference this month, according the University of Wisconsin. Seth Hoyt, hay market analyst and author of The Hoyt Report, says that’s likely to continue into …