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...

June 6, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.If there’s one thing alfalfa hay growers have learned over the years, it’s that when dairies are profitable, it is...

May 23, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. The first sale reported on new crop alfalfa hay in southwest Idaho last week was a 400-ton lot of Supreme alfalf...

May 9, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.Alfalfa hay exports were higher in March to the two leading alfalfa hay export destinations for U.S. alfalfa. China, th...

April 25, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.Last fall it appeared that early new crop alfalfa hay prices in California in 2017 could be up $20 to $30 from a year a...

April 11, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. The abundant winter rains in California have lingered into the spring and are causing problems for the early 201...

March 28, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.The California Department of Food and Agriculture Dairy Marketing Branch reported that alfalfa fed to milk cows in Cali...