forage situation and outlook l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Forage Situation and Outlook PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Forage Situation and Outlook

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 22

Forage Situation and Outlook - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 261 Views
  • Uploaded on

Forage Situation and Outlook. Ken Barnett Wisconsin Dells August 27, 2008. What is the forage supply and prices in 2008? What will the forage supply and prices be in 2009?. Forage Acres and Production.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Forage Situation and Outlook' - salena


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
forage situation and outlook

Forage Situation and Outlook

Ken Barnett

Wisconsin Dells

August 27, 2008

slide2
What is the forage supply and prices in 2008?
  • What will the forage supply and prices be in 2009?
slide4
The U.S all hay production in 2008 is forecast at 148 million tons, down 2.35 million (1.6%) from 2007 due to lower harvested acres.
  • The yield is expected to be 2.45 tons per acre, up from 2.44 tons per acre in 2007.
  • Harvested acres are forecast at 60.4 million acres, down from 61.6 million (1.9%) last year.
slide5
Wisconsin all hay production in 2008 is forecast at 4.8 million tons, up 300,000 tons (6.6%) from 2007 due to higher yields.
  • The all-hay yield is expected to be 2.20 tons per acre, up from 1.95 tons per acre in 2007.
  • Harvested acres are forecast at 1.95 million acres, down from 2.02 million (3.5%) last year.
slide7
Roughage-consuming animal units (RCAUs) in 2008/09 are estimated to be up slightly from 2007/08.
  • With hay production down and RCAUs up, hay supply per RCAU is 2.34 tons, compared with 2.29 tons in 2007/08.
slide14
The U.S. weighted average price received by farmers for all hay was $133 per ton in

2007/08, up 20.9% from $110 in 2006/07.

  • The alfalfa hay price in 2007/08 was $138 per ton (+22.1%), compared with $113 in 2006/07.
slide15
The weighted average price received by farmers for hay other than alfalfa and alfalfa mixtures was $120 per ton in 2007/08, up 16.5% from $103 in 2006/07.
slide17

22%

16%

what will the forage supply and prices be in 2009
What will the forage supply and prices be in 2009?
  • What will winter 2008-2009 be like?
  • What will the hay acres in the U.S. and Wisconsin be?
  • Will there be a “normal” growing season?
  • What will the production in the U.S. and Wisconsin be?