Calaway Crop Update

Calaway Trading is pleased to offer our customers up-to-date information on crops sourced within the Pacific Northwest (PNW) and Pacific Southwest (PSW) regions. We will update this page as often as deemed informational to you during the 2018 harvest season.
Updated: July 13, 2018

Timothy

  • Columbia Basin, Washington (PNW)
    • 1st cutting is complete.

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  • Ellensburg, Washington (PNW)
    • 1st cutting is complete.

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  • Idaho (PNW)
    • 1st cutting is finishing up. The later cut fields are being baled and stored now.
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  • Klamath Falls & Christmas Valley, Oregon (PNW)
    • New crop harvest is expected to begin late July.
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Alfalfa

  • Columbia Basin, Washington (PNW)
    • 2nd cutting is nearly complete.

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  • Ellensburg, Washington (PNW)
    • 2nd cutting has begun and is mid-harvest. Good weather is forecasted through the weekend and into next week. Dry weather with high 90 degrees Fahrenheit to low 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
       
  • Idaho (PNW)
    • The later fields for 2nd cutting, will be cut early next week. The majority of the fields will finish baling and storing within next week.
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  • Oregon (PNW)
    • Eastern Oregon: Good weather is forecasted for 2nd cutting and we anticipate cutting to begin mid-late next week.
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    • Klamath Falls & Christmas Valley: Good weather is forecasted for 2nd cutting and we anticipate cutting to begin mid-late next week.
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  • California (PSW)
    • 6th cutting has begun.
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Kleingrass & Bermuda Hay (California, PSW)

  • Bermuda
    • Bermuda Hay: 2nd cutting is complete.
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    • Bermuda Straw: New crop will be available in August.
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  • Kleingrass
    • 3rd cutting has begun.

Sudan

  • California (PSW)
    • 1st cutting is complete. 2nd cutting has begun and will be gradually cut and baled.
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  • Ellensburg, Washington (PNW)
    • Sudan harvest in Kittitas Valley will be early-mid August forward.

Straw

  • Willamette Valley, Oregon (PNW)
    • Annual Ryegrass, Orchardgrass and Fescue fields are being baled and stored now. Perennial Ryegrass is 7-10 days out from being cut. Following cutting of the Perennial Ryegrass it is about 10-14 days, until baling begins. There is good weather forested for harvest, high 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
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  • Eastern Oregon (PNW) Perennial Ryegrass Straw
    • Harvest has begun. Good weather is forecasted through the weekend and into next week. Dry weather with high 90 degrees Fahrenheit to low 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
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  • Columbia Basin, Washington (PNW) Fescue Straw
    • Harvest is just beginning. Good weather is forecasted through the weekend and into next week. Dry weather with high 90 degrees Fahrenheit to low 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
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  • Columbia Basin, Washington (PNW) Bluegrass Straw
    • Thrashing has begun for seed harvest. Baling is beginning on the earlier cut fields. Good weather is forecasted through the weekend and into next week. Dry weather with high 90 degrees Fahrenheit to low 100 degrees Fahrenheit.