Open Space en August 31st, 2012 <p><strong><a href="">Drought, hay shortage mean tough economic times for Wyoming ag industry </a></strong><br>The U.S. Department of Agriculture says this year’s hay crop will be the worst in decades, because of the drought. Hay is already in short supply, and prices have spiked. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports that the hay shortage is forcing ranchers to make tough choices and could have a lingering economic impact on the state’s ag industry.<br> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:12:34 +0000 Bob Beck, Irina Zhorov, Rebecca Martinez & Willow Belden 29455 at August 31st, 2012