March 14, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. After production of winter alfalfa hay clippings in the Southern California and Arizona desert the past six week...

Feb. 28, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. With the decline of alfalfa hay acres in Central California due to continued growth of almond and pistachio acre...

Feb. 14, 2017
Alfalfa hay exports from the Port of Long Beach to Saudi Arabia in December 2016 totaled 41,871 metric tons (MT), up 45 percent from the 28,791 MT in November and compares to 9,547 MT in December 2015...

Jan. 31, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.The heaviest snow in many years in Idaho and Utah has dramatically reduced feeder hay supplies in those two states. Las...

Jan. 17, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. USDA’s December 1, 2016, hay stocks report showed the amount of hay in California down 5 percent from December...

Jan. 3, 2017
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Almond and pistachio trees are still being planted in California’s Central Valley, according to sources. Some...

Dec. 13, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.Different from 10 to 15 years ago, today I look at scenarios that could shape the next year’s alfalfa hay market: if h...

Nov. 22, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. After a challenging year, hay growers in the West are ready to put 2016 in the rearview mirror and are...

Nov. 8, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.As if a depressed alfalfa hay market wasn’t enough of a challenge for hay growers in Idaho and Washington, a...

Oct. 25, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Prices for Fair quality alfalfa hay in the West are below $100 per ton FOB the stack in many areas, wit...