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...

July 7, 2015
In eastern Idaho last week, one sale on Supreme alfalfa hay brought $200 fob the stack. While there weren’t any actual sales reported on Fair quality (feeder hay), there were bids of $70 per ton at the stack. ...

June 23, 2015
Rainy weather from mid-May to mid-June and with forecasts of above 100° temperatures over the next 10 days, supplies of premium and supreme alfalfa hay are well below normal in the West...

June 9, 2015
After dry conditions in the West during the first few months of 2015, things changed in May. Some areas received record rainfall, which helped bring needed moisture but brought in an unstable weather pattern...