Stocks of hay on California farms as of May 1 totaled 190,000 tons. This is 11 percent of the Dec. 1 stocks and was 1 percent below May 1, 2006.

United States May 1 stocks of hay on farms totaled 15.0 million tons of hay. This was 16 percent of the December 1 stocks, 30 percent below the previous year and the lowest since 1950.