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A: The license required to purchase or broker hay from Colorado producers, owners and dealers for resale or processing.
A: No, hay purchase for your own use does not require a farm products dealer license.
You may be exempt from the required bond or irrevocable letter of credit (but not the required license) if you pay in cash at the time you take possession of the livestock. Cash is U.S. currency, certified check, cashier's check, or postal or Western Union money order. You must fill out and sign a Cash Buyer's Affidavit, which is included on your application each year, to receive this exemption.
You may substitute a USDA Packers and Stockyards Administration bond for the required state bond.
A: Acting as a dealer without having a license is a Class 6 Felony.
A: Colorado owners, producers and/or dealers who sell hay.
A: If you meet all of the following:
A: Yes, except for grains and dry edible beans, which require a separate license.
A: Email or call the Farm Products Program at (303) 477-0054