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August 2018 Hay Pellets
Aug. 7, 2018
• The 2018 average value of cropland in the U.S. rose 1 percent from last year to $4,130 per acre, according to USDA’s Agricultural Land Values report released last week. The largest percentage ju...
July 2018 Hay Pellets
July 31, 2018
July 3, 2018 • Harvested dry hay acres in the U.S. are expected to increase by 1.3 million (2.4 percent) in 2018, according to last week’s USDA Acreage report. Alfalfa harvested hay acres are...
June 2018 Hay Pellets
June 26, 2018
June 5, 2018• The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) recently announced that five research proposals from a total of 15 submissions will be funded through the U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research...
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...