Nov. 14, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.In mid-October, I reported an 8,500 ton contract in Central California on low-lignin alfalfa hay for the 2018 season on al...

Oct. 31, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. In most of my articles, dairy and export alfalfa hay markets in the West are discussed. But what I haven�...

Oct. 17, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.Hot or rainy weather in the Western states through the 2017 hay season is now being reflected in very tight supplies of hi...

Oct. 3, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) recently reported that the pounds of alfalfa hay fed to m...

Sept. 12, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.There are many fires burning in the West and smoke from these fires is especially bad in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. In...

Aug. 22, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.Unlike the conventional alfalfa hay market that is higher than a year ago, organic alfalfa hay prices are lower than 2016...

Aug. 8, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.While hot temperatures are normal for the Imperial Valley in the Southern California desert, temperatures this y...

July 25, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.Alfalfa hay exports from the West Coast to the six major overseas markets from January through May totaled 1,191...

July 11, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.Timothy hay prices for export and domestic retail markets in the West have been very strong the past two weeks...

June 20, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.I grew up on a beef cattle ranch in North Central California, and while we put up hay, it was nothing of the magnitude...