Jan. 19, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. USDA’s final estimate of alfalfa hay acres in California in 2015 was 790,000, the lowest alfalfa hay acres since...

Jan. 5, 2016
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. According to the Dairy Marketing Branch in the California Department of Food and Agriculture, dairies in California...

Dec. 22, 2015
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. In the past few weeks, a few hay export companies in the West have been aggressively looking for and purchasing alfalfa...

Dec. 8, 2015
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Sources in central California report that fewer acres of alfalfa hay are being planted for the 2016 season. Wheat plantin...

Nov. 24, 2015
With the forecast for cold weather and snow in the Western states during the coming week, hay growers are hoping for more of the same in the weeks ahead. Growers in the West who are sitting on l...

Nov. 10, 2015
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. In the past year, the difference between Supreme and Fair alfalfa hay prices delivered into Central California dair...

Oct. 13, 2015
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. In 2003 there were 610,000 acres of almonds in California compared to 1,090,000 acres of alfalfa hay. In 2015 there...

Sept. 29, 2015
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. In the second quarter of 2015, California dairies fed milk cows an average of 8.05 pounds per head per day of alfal...

Sept. 15, 2015
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. In talking with a few alfalfa seed company representatives last week, they indicated that alfalfa seed sales for fa...