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...

Oct. 11, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight.According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, alfalfa hay exports from the West Coast to China in August totaled a record...

Sept. 27, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight Demand for alfalfa hay from Central California dairies, mainly the Tulare and Hanford areas, started to pick up in J...

Sept. 13, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insightExport demand for alfalfa hay in the western states has been impacted by events during recent weeks. The bankruptcy filing...

Aug. 30, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight Just when optimism was starting to return to the dairy industry in the western U.S. from higher forecasted milk...