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...

Aug. 31, 2015
Seth Hoyt, Author of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Whether you’re a hay grower in the West, hay dealer, or a trucker that hauls hay, 2015 has been a challenging year...

Aug. 18, 2015
Seth HoytAuthor of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Alfalfa hay production in the seven Western states was forecast at 5 percent lower than last year...

Aug. 4, 2015
Some people I talk to from other parts of the country ask how can middle to lower quality alfalfa hay markets in California be going down given the record drought conditions. Two things that occurred...

July 21, 2015
Seth Hoyt, Author of The Hoyt Report, providing hay market analysis and insight. Fair to Good quality alfalfa hay prices were softer last week in California and Idaho and there were mixed feelings...