Hay growers with horse-hay customers may want to point them toward additional advice from Krishona Martinson, University of Minnesota regional extension educator and member of the U of M extension horse team.

She warns horse owners to expect higher hay prices and to plan ahead, buy hay early and possibly even add hay storage space. To see Martinson’s comments, or to print them out for horse-hay clients, visit hayandforage.com/livestock/horses/0429-horse-owners-higher-hay-prices/.