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SELLING  HAY

Selling Hay helps you with everything you need to know about selling hay. These will enable you to be better informed when looking to sell your hay for any buyer.

What Is A CVD (Commodity Vendor Declaration) And How Does It Trace My Hay?

Selling Hay
When deciding to graze a crop, or cut for Hay or Straw, chemical withholding periods need to be consideredand strictly adhered to. Remember that ALL chemicals applied to the crop at any stage of production must be documented on the CVD. Chemical residue testing of feed commodities and animal carcasses…
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Benefits Of Making Hay, For Those Who Aren’t Sure

Hay Bales, Selling Hay
Every year around 10 million tonnes of fodder (Hay, straw and silage) is produced. Total value is around $2 billion. Approximately half is traded, and half retained for on farm use. See what the benefits of making hay are. Like all commodities, the market is cyclical, however, growers with good…
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Will There Be A Market For My Hay?

Hay Market Reports, Selling Hay
The short answer is – YES, but for quality Hay. You’ve heard us say it before, livestock eat 365 days a year. Our country needs Hay to be made, but not just any Hay – good quality Hay. There is typically always a market for Hay that meets the below…
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The Reality Of Selling Hay Off The Paddock

Selling Hay
This season (21/22) we expect to see limited buyers purchasing Hay off the paddock. It’s important to remember that livestock eat 365 days of the year, not just when you are making Hay. You will need to consider these things when selling hay off the paddock. Unlike the Grain industry,…
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What Do Hay Buyers Really Want?

Selling Hay
In summary, here’s what Feed Central Hay buyers want: Heavy, large, square bales (8x4x3) that maximise freight and handling efficiencies at every stage. High density (HD) balers that can deliver this size bale are now highly preferred.Feed with high Energy & good Protein, so baling while the crop is immature…
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What Prevents Your Hay From Selling?

Selling Hay
We talk to a lot of producers about what will help your product sell but this season we wanted to outline some notable issues that could affect the saleability of your Hay. Here they are: Not Knowing The Quality Of Your Hay » Have you got your Hay Quality Assured…
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Tips For A Profitable Hay Season 21/22

Buying Hay, Selling Hay
Writing outlooks or predictions as you sit on the edge of any new season can be a challenge. Various views and projections start to be floated on both the fodder and grain markets, weather outlooks are in, and of course the gut feel of past season experiences is here to…
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Hay Making Tips 2019/20

Buying Hay, Hay Bales, Selling Hay
TIPS FOR A PROFITABLE HAY SEASON 2019-2020 EDITION INTRODUCTIONMarketing and Making Hay – What, Why and How Much?SellingPicking and Paying a ContractorChoosing Between Making Silage or HayEstimating a Gross MarginCutting, Raking and Baling MethodsStorageINTRODUCTION Wow! What a year. We have seen hay prices reach record levels and supply is critically…
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Tips for a Profitable Hay Season 19/20

Buying Hay, Selling Hay
Are you thinking of making hay? [us_single_image image=”9474″ align=”center”] Have you had a frost? [us_single_image image=”9473″ align=”center”] Choosing between making Hay or Grain? [us_single_image image=”9476″ align=”center”]DOWNLOAD ‘TIPS FOR A PROFITABLE HAY SEASON’ BOOKLET Read through our booklet to gain an insight into the hay market and answer some of your…
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Tips for a Profitable Hay Season 20/21

Buying Hay, Selling Hay
Are you thinking of making hay? Will there be a market? Wondering what is best between hay and grain? Our Hay booklet investigates market predictions for the 20/21 season and equips you with all the answers you need to help you make the right choices this season. [/vc_column_text] [/vc_column][/vc_row]
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Thinking of making Canola Hay?

Selling Hay
We received some feedback from our recent publications and we now wish to update you specifically around canola hay. FACTS: Over the years we have received mixed feedback on the quality of canola hay from buyers. Our experience is that canola cut for hay when in full flower makes very…
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Making Quality Hay Is All About Timing

Hay Bales, Selling Hay
Making quality hay is all about timing. You will never be able to recover the quality if you get the timing wrong. Feed Central looks at many different aspects of your hay to determine the quality and these include: Maturity – The ideal time to cut your hay is between…
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Why You Need To Get Nutrition Right

Buying Hay, Feed Testing, Selling Hay
Australia is a country that experiences many weather extremes from drought to flooding rains. The 16/17 cereal growing and harvest season brought with it wet conditions and huge yields for crops for the southern states whereas the next next 17/18 harvest seasons sees new conditions / challenges ahead, especially with…
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Tips For Making Quality Hay

Buying Hay, Selling Hay
The winter crop sowing period is upon us and for those that haven’t already sown your crops here are a few tips to get you started and to help you make good quality hay. (For more tips, hints and helpful information CLICK HERE) [us_single_image image=”7571″ size=”tnail-1×1-small” align=”center” animate=”fade” animate_delay=””] Seedbed…
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Making Hay? If Yes – You Need To Read This

Hay Bales, Selling Hay
Here are 4 things not to forget when making hay this season! BALE WEIGHTS Are you paying your contractor per tonne or per bale? Did you know that Heavy bales are easier to sell? Here’s why heavy bales are important: ✓ Reduces On-Farm handling & storage costs ✓ Makes hay…
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How To Make Quality Hay

Hay Bales, Selling Hay
With the hay making season upon us it’s important that we try to make a high quality product. So what management factors can we focus on to produce the highest quality hay as possible? Variety – To grow the best possible hay it is important to match the variety you…
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