April 26, 2016
Most industry analysts were shocked to see that U.S. farmers expect to plant 93.6 million acres of corn in 2016...


April 26, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Alfalfa hay production started in the Columbia Basin in Washington last week while other areas will start in the ne...


April 26, 2016
Rocky Lemus, Annual ryegrass is at peak production across the state of Mississippi...


April 19, 2016
Vanessa Corriher-OlsonForage SpecialistTexas A&M AgriLife Extension Most of Texas has had some rainfall this spring. However, the Panhandle, the rolling plains, and West Texas are abnormally dry or have moderate drought conditions. High winds and dry conditions have unfortunately increased chances for wildfires in those areas.In East Texas, pastures are bountiful with annual ryegrass and clovers. Some will soon be harvested for baleage or for hay. Small grain...


April 12, 2016
Seth Hoyt: Due to lower milk prices and limited amount of top-quality alfalfa hay, demand for early new crop alfalfa hay in central California is below normal...


March 29, 2016
March 1, 2016 • NAFA (National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance) representatives attended more than 100 meetings to promote and educate Congressional members and agency officials during their recent D.C...


March 29, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Speculation from growers is that the warmer than normal February caused alfalfa hay to grow faster than normal...


March 15, 2016
A press release on March 11, 2016, from U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) shows how the federal government is mismanaging the water run-off in California...


March 1, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.Early season new crop alfalfa hay prices in California’s Imperial Valley are $20 to $25 per ton lower than new crop sale...


Feb. 23, 2016
In last Friday's USDA Cattle report, there were 92 million head of cattle and calves on U.S. farms as of January 1. This was an increase of 3 percent from a year ago and is the highest cattle i...