LAKEWOOD, Colo. – As a service to hay producers and buyers, the Colorado Department of Agriculture publishes the Colorado Hay Directory annually. The 2010 edition of the directory is available to the public at no cost.
“Hay is one of Colorado’s top crops, with nearly 5 million tons produced in 2009, ” said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. “The directory helps Colorado’s hay producers market their hay, and is an important resource for buyers across Colorado and the nation. ”
The 24th edition of the Colorado Hay Directory features nearly 100 producers and brokers of hay as well as companies that provide hay-related products and services. Categorized by region, each listing includes the type and amount of hay available, bale type and size, whether or not laboratory analysis is available, certified weed free status and identifies organic hay.
The Colorado Hay Directory is published by the Colorado Department of Agriculture in cooperation with participating Colorado hay producers, the Colorado Hay and Forage Association, Colorado State University Extension, and with support from Ag Biz Solutions, LLC, Colorado Tanners, Inc., Hutchinson Incorporated, ProAG-Morris Industries Inc. and Scimetrics Ltd. Inc.
The directory is available online at www.coloradoagriculture.com  and at www.coloradohay.org . For more information or to request a copy of the 2010 Colorado Hay Directory, call the Colorado Department of Agriculture at (303) 239-4115.