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The Hay Hotline is offered by the Montana Department of Agriculture as a service to the agricultural industry. Producers may list hay for sale and pasture available.


If you have Forage
for sale click here
to Enter a New Listing


If you are looking
for Hay click here
to Search for Hay Listings


If you are looking
for Pasture click here
to Search for Pasture Listings


To check for pricing before you list your forage, visit the USDA Montana Weekly Hay Market page. Listing prices on the Hay Hotline vary or are not listed.



The Montana Department of Agriculture maintains this list as a service to the Agricultural industry and particularly to those in need of hay and those who have hay to supply. The department maintains this list and makes it available with the expectation that all buyers and sellers will treat each other in an equitable and lawful manner. The department makes no representations, express or implied as to the amount, kind or quality of hay listed or as to the character of the participants.


Hay Hotline FAQ

An alfalfa field in Montana.

There are four ways to get your listing on the Hay Hotline:

  1. Enter your listing online (click here to get started).
  2. Call (406) 444-2402.
  3. E-mail your information to
  4. Fax your information to (406) 444-9442

Select the Search for Hay Listings option on the Hay Hotline page, then use the different search filters to find listings that suit your needs. Once you've found a hay source you believe may work for you, contact that producer directly using the contact information provided in each listing.

No, the service is entirely free of charge.


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Agricultural Development & Marketing Bureau
Phone : (406) 444-2402
E-mail :
Fax : (406) 444-9442
P.O. Box 200201
Helena, MT 59620-0202