hay http://kunc.org en Drought Impacts Colorado Livestock Producers http://kunc.org/post/drought-impacts-colorado-livestock-producers <p>Business is booming at cattle sales yards throughout Colorado. That’s not so good though for western slope ranchers. Last year's dry winter combined with an ongoing drought are forcing many ranchers to sell more than they like. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Ariana Brocious & KVNF 37765 at http://kunc.org Drought Impacts Colorado Livestock Producers Crime On The Farm: Hay Thefts Soar As Drought Deepens http://kunc.org/post/hay-thefts-soar-drought-deepens Your crime fodder ... sorry, make that blotter ... news of the day.<p><a href="http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2012/12/03/missouri-farmers-fight-rise-in-hay-thefts/" target="_blank">From St. Louis</a>:<p>"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. Missouri Farm Bureau president Blake Hurst says thieves are actually targeting those big bundles of hay that are left out in fields prior to being harvested, hauling them off and selling the valuable commodity." (CBS St. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:07:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 37223 at http://kunc.org Crime On The Farm: Hay Thefts Soar As Drought Deepens Amid Theft, Colorado Ranchers Scramble to Locate Hay http://kunc.org/post/amid-theft-colorado-ranchers-scramble-locate-hay <p>One of ranching’s most basic materials is in high demand right now. With the price of hay doubling for some smaller operations along the Front Range, some are worried about finding enough of the livestock feed to make it through the winter.</p><p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 34004 at http://kunc.org Amid Theft, Colorado Ranchers Scramble to Locate Hay Hay Rises in Demand, Prompts Theft from Local Farmers http://kunc.org/post/hay-rises-demand-prompts-theft-local-farmers <p>The scarcity and sky-high price of hay is causing worry among some Colorado livestock producers.</p><p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:01:38 +0000 Grace Hood 33493 at http://kunc.org Hay Rises in Demand, Prompts Theft from Local Farmers