December 1 Hay Stocks Contract

Graphic -- Percent Change December 1 Hay Stocks

December 1 hay stocks was released earlier this month by USDA- NASS, confirming that hay inventories were tighter than a year ago. The December 1 figure is an all hay measure, and showed total hay was about 500 thousand tons smaller than 2019, or down about half a percent.  States across the West, northern High Plains, and Northeast states showed smaller inventories.  

For more on this topic, see the Livestock Monitor article below.