March 6, 2018
A few years ago (can’t remember the year) when it was a dry winter in California and the West, heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains in March gave farmers a much-needed boost in water supplies...


Feb. 27, 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" i...


Feb. 20, 2018
All-hay and alfalfa December hay price averages held steady in USDA’s most recent Agricultural Prices report. The all-hay price dropped to $136 per ton, down $2 from the previous month but $13 per t...


Feb. 20, 2018
New crop alfalfa hay prices in the Imperial Valley and Blythe, Calif., the past two weeks were $30 to $40 per ton higher than a year ago. Even with depressed milk prices, a few dairy hay buyers were c...


Feb. 20, 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...


Feb. 13, 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 below) for selected states at the end of the day on Friday, February 9...


Feb. 13, 2018
The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has posted U.S. hay export totals for 2017 and the news on the export front continues to be largely positive. Total exports of alfalfa and other hay (think...


Feb. 6, 2018
Unseasonably warm and dry conditions are concerns for hay growers in the western U.S. who rely on surface water runoff from mountain snow for irrigation. The February 1 snow survey conducted by the Ca...


Feb. 6, 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...


Jan. 30, 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...