MARKETING http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Pricing Strategy Helps His Business, Says New York Hay Dealer http://hayandforage.com/marketing/pricing-strategy-helps-his-business-says-new-york-hay-dealer <div class="field-deck"> His fees haven’t changed in three years </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One New York grower hasn't changed his hay prices in three years, which has helped his business, he says. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/pricing-strategy-helps-his-business-says-new-york-hay-dealer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/pricing-strategy-helps-his-business-says-new-york-hay-dealer#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:56:00 +0000 28161 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Small squares of&nbsp;timothy sell for $7.50/bale for first-cut crop and $8.75/bale for second cut, including delivery, from Hay Express, a hay business out of Burke, NY.</p> Hay Quantity Up, Quality Down Across Illinois http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-quantity-quality-down-across-illinois <div class="field-deck"> Prices are steady but may increase as winter nears, grower says </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alfalfa prices have stayed steady in north-central Illinois, at $225-240/ton, reports Ron Tombaugh, a Streator grower.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-quantity-quality-down-across-illinois" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-quantity-quality-down-across-illinois#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:21:00 +0000 28151 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Ron Tombaugh seeded 100 new acres to alfalfa this year.</p> Photo: Rick Mooney West Virginia, Virginia Growers Anticipate Higher Hay Prices http://hayandforage.com/marketing/west-virginia-virginia-growers-anticipate-higher-hay-prices <div class="field-deck"> Many producers can't find enough top-quality hay </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Top-quality hay supplies are down in West Virginia and Virginia; many growers expect prices to rise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/west-virginia-virginia-growers-anticipate-higher-hay-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/west-virginia-virginia-growers-anticipate-higher-hay-prices#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:54:00 +0000 28101 at http://hayandforage.com Hay Prices Challenged By Rains, Lower-Test Crop http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-challenged-rains-lower-test-crop <div class="field-deck"> Forage experts talk shop at World Dairy Expo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Idaho, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming growers have fought hay-production challenges this year, with lower-quality product to market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-challenged-rains-lower-test-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-challenged-rains-lower-test-crop#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:26:00 +0000 28021 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Producers from around the country stopped by the National Hay Association booth at World Dairy Expo to discuss hay prices and supply.</p> Photo: Nick Paulson U.S. Hay Prices Drop In September http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-drop-september <div class="field-deck"> Average alfalfa prices fall below $200/ton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. hay prices tracked lower in September than in the previous month, according to the USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-drop-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-drop-september#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:45:00 +0000 27991 at http://hayandforage.com Maine Hay Prices Stay Stable http://hayandforage.com/marketing/maine-hay-prices-stay-stable <div class="field-deck"> Timothy averages $3.50/small square bale </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Timothy-hay prices have remained steady over the past year for Maine grower Robert Guptill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/maine-hay-prices-stay-stable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/maine-hay-prices-stay-stable#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:42:00 +0000 27801 at http://hayandforage.com California Hay Prices And Alfalfa Yields Drop http://hayandforage.com/marketing/california-hay-prices-and-alfalfa-yields-drop <div class="field-byline"> by Jeff Holmquist, Editor, eHay Weekly </div> <div class="field-deck"> Lower commodity prices, drought contribute </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite widespread drought, California hay prices have fallen recently. Lower commodity prices are likely the cause. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/california-hay-prices-and-alfalfa-yields-drop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/california-hay-prices-and-alfalfa-yields-drop#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:27:00 +0000 27791 at http://hayandforage.com Moisture Dampens Mississippi Hay Crop http://hayandforage.com/marketing/moisture-dampens-mississippi-hay-crop <div class="field-deck"> Prices range from $40/ton to $120, says ag economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi hay prices have stayed relatively steady despite poor weather and poor-quality hay. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/moisture-dampens-mississippi-hay-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/moisture-dampens-mississippi-hay-crop#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:04:00 +0000 27851 at http://hayandforage.com <p>This year&rsquo;s low hay production in Mississippi could mean that little hay will be available commercially, says Rocky Lemus, Mississippi State University Extension forage specialist.</p> Photo: Mississippi State University Extension Montana Flooding Could Bring Up Hay Prices http://hayandforage.com/marketing/montana-flooding-could-bring-hay-prices <div class="field-deck"> Quantity and quality of hay declines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flooding in Montana damaged more than $1 million worth of hay, reducing already low hay supplies. It will likely increase prices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/montana-flooding-could-bring-hay-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/montana-flooding-could-bring-hay-prices#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:06:00 +0000 27761 at http://hayandforage.com <p>This is a bird&rsquo;s-eye view of flooding in Montana following late-August rains. Hay growers report significant damage to bales and hayfields.</p> Marko Manoukian, Phillips County Extension U.S. Hay Prices Avoid Summertime Blues http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-avoid-summertime-blues <div class="field-deck"> Prices stayed strong despite good production </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. hay prices stayed strong all summer even with hefty production in many areas, according to USDA and other sources. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-avoid-summertime-blues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-avoid-summertime-blues#comments HAY MARKETING Hay Marketing Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:15:00 +0000 27621 at http://hayandforage.com