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Saskatchewan Hay Report

posted by Horse Owner Today    |   July 23, 2012 17:35

One year ago
Fifty-nine per cent of the hay crop had been cut with 34 per cent baled or put into silage. Eighty-seven per cent of the hay crop was rated as good to excellent in quality.

Saskatchewan livestock producers have 65 per cent of the 2012 hay crop cut and 42 per cent baled or put into silage, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture's weekly Crop Report.  Ninety-one per cent of the hay crop is rated as good to excellent in quality.
The estimated average hay yields on dry land are reported as 1.4 tons per acre (alfalfa and wild hay), 1.6 tons per acre (alfalfa/brome and other tame hay) and 1.9 tons per acre (greenfeed). On irrigated land, the estimated average hay yields are 2.1 tons per acre (alfalfa), 2.3 tons per acre (alfalfa/brome), 2.4 tons per acre (other tame hay) and 2.6 tons per acre (greenfeed).
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