Hay Stocks Increase

All hay stored on Iowa farms as of May 1, 2020, is estimated at 510,000 tons, an increase of 48% from May 1, 2019, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production report.

Disappearance from December 1, 2019, through May 1,2020, totaled 1.67 million tons, compared with 1.72 million tons for the same period a year earlier.

All hay stored on United States farms as of May 1, 2020 totaled 20.4 million tons, up 37 percent from May 1, 2019, which were the second lowest since records began in 1950. Disappearance from December 1, 2019 – May 1, 2020 totaled 64.1 million tons, down less than 1 percent from the same period a year earlier.

The full report is here

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