Jan. 14, 2020
The annual slug of hay and forage data that defines the previous year’s hay production and year-ending inventories arrived in inboxes last Friday. The USDA’s Crop Production and Crop Production An...


Jan. 14, 2020
After hitting an all-time monthly high in October, alfalfa hay exports in November were down 19% from the previous month but still up 9% from November 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. As we...


Jan. 14, 2020
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 states at th...


Jan. 7, 2020
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 states at the e...


Dec. 31, 2019
Winter weather across the West has been mixed so far going into the new year. Early December rain and mild temperatures helped start new grass growth in the foothill pastures of Central California. Th...


Dec. 31, 2019
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...


Dec. 24, 2019
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 belo...


Dec. 17, 2019
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)...


Dec. 17, 2019
According to the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. and China reached a “phase one” trade deal last Friday with details yet to be released. The U.S. canceled new tariffs set to go into effect on Decemb...


Dec. 10, 2019
Pressure on hay prices during 2019 came from all angles, according to Josh Callen, coauthor of The Hoyt Report. Callen recently spoke to the over 400 attendees at the Western Alfalfa & Forage Symp...