MARKETING http://hayandforage.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Pacific Northwest Anticipates Strong Prices For Top Alfalfa http://hayandforage.com/marketing/pacific-northwest-anticipates-strong-prices-top-alfalfa <div class="field-deck"> California drought, higher milk prices, exporter interest are reasons why </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Pacific Northwest's high-quality hay will likely bring strong prices this year because of demand from dairies and exporters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/pacific-northwest-anticipates-strong-prices-top-alfalfa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/pacific-northwest-anticipates-strong-prices-top-alfalfa#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:50:00 +0000 25301 at http://hayandforage.com <p>California dairies&rsquo; demand for high-quality hay is part of the reason why Pacific Northwestern alfalfa prices should see increases.</p> Hefty Supplies Limit Hay Prices At Michigan Auction http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hefty-supplies-limit-hay-prices-michigan-auction <div class="field-deck"> Alfalfa small squares are selling for $4-6.50/bale </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Michigan hay prices have been limited by plentiful supplies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hefty-supplies-limit-hay-prices-michigan-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hefty-supplies-limit-hay-prices-michigan-auction#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:43:00 +0000 25171 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Compared to year-earlier levels, prices have been considerably lower&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;in recent months&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">at the United Producers, Inc., weekly hay auction in southern Michigan.</span></p> Photo: United Producers, Inc. Get Top Dollar For Your Auction Hay http://hayandforage.com/marketing/get-top-dollar-your-auction-hay <div class="field-deck"> Auctioneers offer tips for getting better sale prices </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Extra time spent selecting and loading hay can increase auction profits, auctioneers say. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/get-top-dollar-your-auction-hay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/get-top-dollar-your-auction-hay#comments HAY MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:54:00 +0000 25141 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Following a few simple steps can lead to a better price when you&rsquo;re selling hay at an auction, say auction experts.</p> Photo: Rick Mooney Hay Prices Cool As Weather Warms http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-cool-weather-warms <div class="field-deck"> Low-quality hay prices soften the most </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alfalfa prices have softened with spring’s arrival in some states, but remain mostly steady overall. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-cool-weather-warms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/hay-prices-cool-weather-warms#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:15:00 +0000 25111 at http://hayandforage.com Prices Float At Iowa Hay Auction http://hayandforage.com/marketing/prices-float-iowa-hay-auction <div class="field-deck"> Alfalfa small squares are bringing $4-5.50/bale </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hay prices have had their ups and downs this year at Shell Rock Hay Auction in Iowa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/prices-float-iowa-hay-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/prices-float-iowa-hay-auction#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:47:00 +0000 25051 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Wide swings in hay prices have been the norm at Iowa&rsquo;s Shell Rock Hay Auction in recent months.</p> Tight Hay Supplies Ahead, Acreage Report Indicates http://hayandforage.com/marketing/tight-hay-supplies-ahead-acreage-report-indicates <div class="field-deck"> Expect supply side pressure on prices in 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flat hay acre estimates for 2014 indicate hay supplies will be tight and prices strong. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/tight-hay-supplies-ahead-acreage-report-indicates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/tight-hay-supplies-ahead-acreage-report-indicates#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:38:00 +0000 25041 at http://hayandforage.com <p>With hay acreage remaining low, prices are likely to remain strong, especially for high-quality hay.</p> Photo: Rick Mooney Volume High At Minnesota Hay Auction http://hayandforage.com/marketing/volume-high-minnesota-hay-auction <div class="field-deck"> Western, Canadian sellers seek Midwestern markets </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Western and Canadian hay sellers have sent large volumes of hay to a Minnesota auction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/volume-high-minnesota-hay-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/volume-high-minnesota-hay-auction#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:38:00 +0000 24911 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Hay from Canada and states west of Minnesota is being sold in the Midwest, says auctioneer Randy Kath.</p> U.S. Hay Prices Nudge Higher In March http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-nudge-higher-march <div class="field-deck"> Average alfalfa price is $191/ton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The average price of U.S. alfalfa increased slightly to $191/ton in March, according to USDA. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-nudge-higher-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/us-hay-prices-nudge-higher-march#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:26:00 +0000 24891 at http://hayandforage.com Hay Flows To Wisconsin Auction http://hayandforage.com/hay/hay-flows-wisconsin-auction <div class="field-deck"> Mid-March sale sets record for volume </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The amount of hay for sale has increased recently at a Wisconsin auction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/hay/hay-flows-wisconsin-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/hay/hay-flows-wisconsin-auction#comments HAY MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:59:00 +0000 24791 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Hay growers in southern Wisconsin are unloading last year&rsquo;s crop at a pretty good clip, reports auction owner Tim Slack.</p> Photo: Tim Slack Auction & Realty Tennessee Still Rolling In Hay http://hayandforage.com/marketing/tennessee-still-rolling-hay <div class="field-deck"> Prices are holding at year-ago levels </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's still plenty of hay in western Tennessee, reports grower Larry Jones, of Oakland, TN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hayandforage.com/marketing/tennessee-still-rolling-hay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hayandforage.com/marketing/tennessee-still-rolling-hay#comments MARKETING Hay Marketing Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:29:00 +0000 24781 at http://hayandforage.com <p>Even though cattle and horse owners are feeding more hay than usual due to a rough winter, hay supply in Tennessee is still high, says grower Larry Jones. Jones was named president of the National Hay Association during its annual meeting last September in Salem, OR.</p> Photo: Fae Holin