Aaron Keiss

Aaron
Keiss
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No alfalfa surprise in USDA report
Until this year the end of March was always an important time for us to see what the USDA’s Prospective Plantings
Everything to know about alfalfa
We occasionally get calls from alfalfa growers looking for advice on production and marketing. We supply as much
CAFA: Still some bright spots despite the drought and market meltdown
The beginning of the year seemed to have little to offer in the way of good news. A hay market that took a nosedive
Need to be proactive becomes more critical as drought continues
There was a time when we wondered why anyone would write a letter to the editor. It seemed as though conspiracy
Which way will wind blow when new administration takes over?
There is a new year, a new president and a lot of questions that won’t be answered for some time as Barack Obama first
More positives than negatives mark the 2008 alfalfa season
Looking back over this year, the 2008 alfalfa season had plenty of positives and as usual, there were also some
Time to finalize plans to attend 2008 Alfalfa & Forage Symposium
Over the years we’ve heard a number of growers say they didn’t attend the Alfalfa and Forage Symposium because the
Time to stand up for water rights and the right to farm
If you’ve never written or called your state legislators, it’s time to let them know you oppose the Pacific Institute’s
CAFA: Pointing the finger of blame in the wrong direction
Over the last several years of working for CAFA we’ve had a number of interesting and annoying calls and
Mainstream media lack balance when reporting on agriculture
At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we’re back again with a one-sided article from the mainstream media that
Think tank recommends shifting alfalfa to higher income crops
CAFA members and anyone who has been reading this column knows that we spend a fair amount of time working to debunk
Shift to sellers market has likely become the norm
Although CAFA is an advocacy group and not a marketing organization, we get phone calls and e-mails from people looking
Perfect storm may derail record-setting hay market
By the time this column appears we’ll have an indication of whether alfalfa acreage has changed or stayed at the same
What a difference a year makes sums up 2007 vs. 2008
A year ago we were listening to people in the know who were giving us their insights into the 2007 acreage picture for
Incorrect water use information plagues alfalfa
Thanks to a CAFA member in the Modesto area we were alerted to a letter to the editor that appeared in the local
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