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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...
USDA Hay Market Prices – October 24, 2017
Oct. 24, 2017
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 below) for selected stat...
September 2017 Hay Pellets
Sept. 26, 2017
September 5, 2017• The University of California will be hosting an Alfalfa and Forage Field Day at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier, Calif., on September 20. It look...
August 2017 Hay Pellets
Aug. 29, 2017
August 1, 2017· In USDA’s recent cattle inventory report, the number of calves totaled 36.3 million head. That’s a jump of 3.5 percent from last year and signals larger slaughter cattle supp...
July 2017 Hay Pellets
July 25, 2017
July 11, 2017• Timothy is a hot commodity right now. Export prices for timothy hay are up over $100 per ton compared to last year, according to The Hoyt Report.• North Dakota State University has...
July 2017 Hay Pellets
July 4, 2017
July 4, 2017· A bit surprising: The USDA June Acreage report forecasts a 1.3 percent rise in U.S. alfalfa acres for 2017. All-hay acres rise by only 0.1 percent.·...
June 2017 Hay Pellets
June 27, 2017
June 6, 2017· Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness, a marketer and distributor of crop protection, seed, and nutritional products, has announced an agreement with S&W Seed Company to prov...