Tag Archives: hay

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway

A semi roll-over closed Highway 139 near Rangely Wednesday night for more than 3 hours. The truck was carrying a load of hay which spilled onto the highway. The driver was not Continue reading

Time To Protect Hay For The Winter

Those who rely on hay to feed livestock during the winter should start planning now to protect their crops from deer and elk. During winters with deep snow, deer and elk will look for easy sources of food and unprotected hay stacks are Continue reading

Field Catches Fire Monday

A haying operation resulted in a wildfire Monday on property off of Klein Road between Steamboat and Milner.  The fire is believed to have been caused by sparks from a hay baler or tractor, resulting in a field catching fire around 6 in the afternoon. It took firefighters about 6 hours to fully suppress the blaze, which burned Continue reading

Listing Due Soon For Colorado Hay Directory

Listings for the 2017 Colorado Hay Directory are being accepted now by The Colorado Department of Agriculture. The deadline to submit a listing for the directory is June 16th and will cost $25. The Colorado Hay Directory helps hay producers Continue reading

Donate To Help CO Farmers Hit By Wildfire

The Colorado Cattlemen’s Association is asking for donations to help farmers hit by the massive grass fire which started Monday in Logan County in Northeastern Colorado. The Continue reading

Fire Near Elkhead

craig-fire-rescue-300There was a small fire on Moffat County Road 29 near Elkhead Reservoir around five last night. The fire started due to heat from a swather that was being used during a haying operation. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, it took the Moffat County Fire Department about half Continue reading

Get Your Hay In The Hay Directory

department of AGListings for the 2016 Colorado Hay Directory are now being accepted by The Colorado Department of Agriculture. The Colorado Hay Directory helps hay producers in the state market their product to hay buyers. The deadline to Continue reading

Feeding Big Game Deadly For Wildlife.

Colorado-Division-of-Wildlife-300Life is tough for big game during the winter, but according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife feeding those animals can make them sick and kill them. The digestive systems of deer, elk and moose are specialized for natural food sources, not the common types of feed we give to livestock and pets. When big game eat food not suited to their systems, Continue reading

Moffat County to Donate Hay to Alkali Fire Victims

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners are donating hay to the victims of the Alkali Fire.  The fire burned over 20,000 acres last month, along a 17 mile stretch.  Much of the blaze was on private land, and farmers lost their hay, and even a few cattle.  Every year, just before the Balloon Festival at Loudy Simpson Park, Continue reading