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  1. Market Talk
    Anyone seeing sluggish hay sales, particularly in the small squares market? We are located in west central Illinois and comparing with last year at this time, our sales are down 70%. Our main market is small squares and most of our customers are horsey folk. We should have had a few semi loads...
  2. Market Talk
    http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/ It appears that a significant amount of the country (including hay country) are impacted with some sort of drought. We already have customers that say their pastures are "done" and are starting to use more hay. We watch the local hay markets and it does seem...
  3. Market Talk
    Our hay business is located in the Midwest and as most know, we have had an unusually mild winter, at least up to this date. Our hay sales have been really down and especially with our small squares. I have had customers come and get a few bales and then tell me that they are putting their...
  4. Market Talk
    Hay acres up, as well. http://www.progressiveforage.com/news/hay-market-reports/u-s-hay-harvest-acreage-boosted-hay-market-report-update-for-july-2016
  5. Market Talk
    Anyone notice a shortage of hay, particularly alfalfa, in the Midwest? We have alfalfa and alfalfa-grass mix hay. We have been moving the mixed hay but very little of the alfalfa up until about a couple of weeks ago and then all of a sudden we're getting calls for alfalfa. Our area didn't get...
  6. Market Talk
  7. Alfalfa/Hay
  8. Machinery
    Hi, My name is Jacob James. I work for a sprayer company and in collaboration with the marketing company, "J. Fitzgerald group". We are doing a research on the possible trends of the US row crop sprayer market, and are looking for reliable participants willing to fulfill an online survey. The...
  9. Alfalfa/Hay
  10. Market Talk
    I've been part of a hay operation in IL for about 2 years. I help produce the hay as well as market the hay. This year, we put up over 52,000 small squares of hay--straight alfalfa and grass mix. I've been watching the markets and have seen how certain markets (like the price of milk) will...
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