Special Note: ***MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!! DUE TO THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY, THE NEXT REPORT WILL BE PUBLISHED JANUARY 5, 2021***
Hay market prices were steady, demand remained strong and movement only 105 tons less than the previous week. Alfalfa continues to strengthen, across the state, and is hard to find according to contributors in the southwest. According to US Drought Monitor for the week of December 8th, southwestern Kansas saw modest improvements including a reduction in areas of Moderate Drought (D1) in southwestern Kansas where recent snowfalls have helped to improve local conditions. Abnormal dryness (D0) decreased to 22%, moderate drought (D1) remained at 40%, severe drought (D2) decreased to 9.5%, and extreme drought (D3) remained at 10%. If you have any extra hay to sell and/or need hay here in Kansas, use the services of the Internet Hay Exchange:www.hayexchange.com/ks.php.