LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

Hay Theft on the Rise in Farm Country

1219 hay-theft-bales of ranching's most basic materials... is in high demand right now, and hay theft is on the rise. The summer's drought has decreased the supply of hay across much of the U.S. It's resulting in higher prices and hay banditry. Reporting for Harvest Public Media, here’s the story from Grace Hood in Colorado.


thumb 1219_hay-theft-arden-nelson 1219 hay-theft-ted-swanson

harvest logoHarvest Public Media is a collaborative project between Kansas Public Radio and other public radio stations, focusing on rural life, farming and agriculture topics. To hear this story again, or to get more information about this story, visit

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)