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May 2018 Hay Pellets
May 29, 2018
May 1, 2018• Losses in Oklahoma from the most recent wildfires are significant. Agriculture officials point to the loss of more than 1,100 cattle. Homes, equipment, and many miles of fence wer...
April 2018 Hay Pellets
April 24, 2018
April 3, 2018 • Acres harvested for hay in the U.S. are expected to remain unchanged in 2018 compared to last year, based on USDA’s Prospective Plantings report released last week. Farmers an...
March 2018 Hay Pellets
March 27, 2018
March 6, 2018 • DowDuPont announced last week that their agricultural division would be named Corteva Agriscience. The new entity will bring together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer, and...
February 2018 Hay Pellets
Feb. 27, 2018
February 6, 2018• The Jim O’Haco Cattle Company, Winslow, Ariz., received the 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award at the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show last week in Phoenix...
January 2018 Hay Pellets
Jan. 30, 2018
January 2, 2018• Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter in the U.S. (feedlots with capacity of over 1,000 head) totaled 11.5 million head on December 1...
The most read eHay Weekly items from 2017
Jan. 2, 2018
Just in case reading eHay Weekly wasn’t on your Top 10 “to do” list every Tuesday morning of the past year, here’s a chance to catch up with the most-read articles that came through your inbox...
USDA Hay Market Prices – January 2, 2018
Jan. 2, 2018
Below are examples of alfalfa and grass prices being paid FOB barn/stack (except for those noted as delivered, which is indicated by a "d" in the table b...
December 2017 Hay Pellets
Dec. 26, 2017
December 5, 2017• Results from two more corn hybrid silage performance trials are now available: Minnesota and New York/Vermont.• The University of Georgia has published a new bulletin on Managing...
November 2017 Hay Pellets
Nov. 28, 2017
November 7, 2017• Alfalfa hay exports in September totaled 199,443 metric tons (MT), according to USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. This was down 1.5 percent from a year ago. Year-to-date U.S...
October 2017 Hay Pellets
Oct. 31, 2017
October 3, 2017• U.S. alfalfa exports through July were up 21.3 percent compared to 2016.• Holstein cows in California were fed 7.03 pounds (dry matter) of alfalfa hay per day during the sec...