Hay Crisis Gets Ugly

Here we go, I knew hay shortages and high prices were making the news across the country… but this time it’s for crime.

Missouri Farmers Fight Rise In Hay Thefts
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – As if it’s not bad enough that Missouri farmers are trying to survive the worst drought in decades, now many of them are facing a new problem that’s costing them big bucks… Read Article

Phoenix: Update on Local Hay Prices
I shopped the market on 12/1/12 & had hay delivered yesterday, these are the
best prices in the North Phoenix area:

–>Black Mountain Feed & Tack 6198 E Cave Creek Rd. Cave Creek, AZ
Phone: 480-488-9180
–>C & H Hay barn 17230 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 602-493-8488  (C&H)
Alfalfa: $13.99
Bermuda: $15.99
80# Bermuda Blend Pellets: $16.99

More Info: Shop Arizona Hay Prices

Shop wise, retail hay prices are extremely competitive, even in the same town. Some feed stores will even bargain on delivery charges if you dare to ask. I did, and I got it for $20. Regular delivery charges are anywhere from $15-$35 local.

amy elizabeth, TBN Ranch


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amy elizabeth, writer, author, antique dealer. Lives in the northeastern reaches of the Sonoran Desert on a small hobby farm.
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One Response to Hay Crisis Gets Ugly

  1. Prices everywhere for everything seem to be rising yet I don’t hear a peep of concern from our Govt officials. I keep hearing about the drought raising prices but then read that besides corn, they now want sugar cane added to the ethanol bio fuel fiasco. To show you how much basic food staples have risen, 5 months ago I was spending $200 a month on them. The same things are now at $300! I thank the Lord I learned how to cook most everything from scratch…lots cheaper but still too expensive.

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