Hay and forage finder connects buyers and sellers

Farm Forum

BROOKINGS, S.D. – To help connect suppliers of hay and forage with those in need, SDSU Extension hosts a Facebook group called “SDSU Extension Feed & Forage Finder.”

The Facebook group, SDSU Extension Feed & Forage Finder, is open to anyone that is interested in either buying or selling hay or feedstuffs. These listings can include baled hay, straw or silage as well as individuals seeking pasture to rent, custom feeding or custom grazing arrangements, explained Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist.

To access the page, Facebook users should type, “SDSU Extension Feed & Forage Finder” into the search box. From there, individuals have the option viewing the postings as well as asking to join the group.

For additional information on the feed finder, please contact Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, or Shannon Sand, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist.

More information on drought management can be found at SDSU Extension also provides the services of conducting livestock water testing and quick nitrate testing on forages throughout the state.