Hay Crop http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Hay production improves over last year http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hay-production-improves-over-last-year <p>Wyoming is reporting better hay production numbers than last year, but much of the state is still under-producing.</p><p>Last year, 2012, was one of the worst years for hay in Wyoming’s recent history, due to drought and sustained high temperatures. The news is better this year, with producers predicting a 4%increase in yield, thanks to better rainfall early snows.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 15:52:53 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 46162 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hay production improves over last year Drought Stunted Hay Crop Takes Heavy Toll On Ranchers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/drought-stunted-hay-crop-takes-heavy-toll-ranchers <p></p><p>The drought this season has taken its toll on farmers growing hay. The U-S Department of Agriculture is predicting that Wyoming’s hay crop this year will be the worst since the Dust Bowl days of the 1930s. Platte County Extension Agent Dallas Mount joins us now to talk about that. He tells Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden the situation is ALREADY very bad.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 21:24:38 +0000 Willow Belden 28747 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Drought Stunted Hay Crop Takes Heavy Toll On Ranchers