With pastures in poor condition and plenty of hay consumed earlier in the season, producers need to be proactive in making sure their herds have enough hay to get through to spring green up. Here are a few online resources that might help. As always, buyer and seller beware—these listings are simply information exchanges, buyers and sellers must agree to terms, verify hay quality and payment.
MU/MDA Hay Listings: http://agebb.missouri.edu/haylst/index.htm or http://mda.mo.gov/abd/haydirectory
The Hay Connection on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Hay-Connection/153504058065218
Oklahoma Department of Ag Hay Listings (In-State): http://www.ok.gov/~okag/forms/mktdev/haydir.pdf
Kansas Farm Bureau Hay & Pasture Exchange: http://www.kfb.org/hayandpasture
Texas Department of Agriculture Hay and Grazing Hotline: https://texashayhotline.tda.state.tx.us
University of Arkansas Hay Producers Database: http://hayproducers.uaex.edu
U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency HayNet: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/hayNet?area=online&subject=landing&topic=han&setflag=welcome