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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Montana Hay Report

Compared to last report: Alfalfa hay in rounds sold generally steady to
weak on old crop. New crop hay sales have started to pop up, however limited
volumes are being found. Demand for dairy hay is very good as much of the hay
in Idaho and Washington was rained on before it could be put up. Produces
in the state have had difficulties too putting up hay as rains continue to 
keep fields wet and hay from drying. Interest for straw is good as well, however
several weeks remain before the first bails of straw hit the market. All prices 
below are old crop hay unless otherwise noted. All prices are dollars per ton and 
FOB unless otherwise noted. 

                                                    
                                              
Alfalfa:   Supreme:  Small squares, NA
                     Large squares, 160.00-165.00  New crop
                     Large rounds,  NA
           Premium:  Large squares, NA  
                     Large rounds,  NA
                     Small squares, NA
           Good:     Large squares, NA   
                     Large rounds,  NA
                     Small squares, NA
         Fair/Good:  Large squares, NA
                     Large rounds,  75.00-90.00
                     Small Squares, NA
           Utility   Large rounds,  65.00-85.00
                     Large squares, NA

Grass/                
Alfalfa:   Premium:  Small squares, NA
           Good:     Large rounds,  NA   
                     Small squares, NA
                     Large squares, NA
           Fair:     Large squares, NA
                     Large rounds,  75.00-90.00
                     Small squares, NA
           Utility:  Large squares, NA


Grass:     Premium   Large rounds,  NA
                     Small squares, NA
           Good:     Small squares, NA
                     Large rounds,  110.00
           Fair:     Large squares, NA
                     Large rounds,  75.00-85.00
                     Small squares, NA
           Utility:  Large rounds,  65.00-70.00
                     Large squares, NA
                     Small squares, NA          
     

Timothy 
Grass:     Premium:  Small squares, 225.00-240.00
           Premium:  Large rounds,  NA
           Good:     Large rounds,  NA
                     Small squares, 160.00-180.00
           

Barley                Large squares, NA
straw:                Large rounds,  NA
                      Small squares, NA
                  

Wheat straw:

South central        Large squares, NA
                     Large rounds,  NA
Northern             Large squares, NA
                     Large rounds,  NA



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Friday, June 28, 2019

Iowa Hay Summary

Week Ending  June 28, 2019
New hay that hit the market the last two weeks has been snapped up.  Overall,
the hay quality was below what growers were hoping for, but those that did
harvest first cutting felt lucky that they were able to do so.  New crop straw
was in short supply as the wheat harvest has been stopped by intermitent rains.

All hay and straw 2019 harvest unless otherwise noted. 
                           
Alfalfa                 Supreme   Small Squares         $280.00 - $315.00 
                        Good      Small Squares  $160.00 - $200.00
                        Good      Large Squares         $210.00 - $230.00 
                        Good      Large Rounds     $250.00                           
                        

Alfalfa/Grass  Premium   Small Squares         $320.00 - $350.00
                                  Large Squares         $250.00 - $280.00                            
                        Good      Small Squares                   $170.00   
                                  Large Squares         $140.00 - $155.00  
                        Fair      Large Rounds          $120.00 - $145.00                                                                 
                   
Grass                   Good      Small Squares         $140.00 - $160.00
                                  Large Squares         $135.00 - $150.00 
                        Utility   Large Rounds          $ 75.00 - $100.00 

Corn Stalks                       Large Rounds          $ 30.00 - $ 45.00                        
                                                   
Straw         Wheat             Large Squares         $135.00 - $140.00
                                  Small square          $175.00 - $180.00
                Oat               Small square                    $175.00 old crop
                              
                                                                         

                     
                                 
Organic Hay: Small Square 350.00  premium alfalfa   
Large square $120.00 good mixed grasses



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California Hay Report

  Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate to good demand.  
According to the Acreage report June 28, 2019, All hay for the state of 
California is estimated at 890,000 acres for 2019 versus 980,000 acres back in 
2018.  The total acres for all the states combined for 2019 is estimated at 
52,773,000 acres versus 52,839,000 acres back in 2018.  Hay is reported FOB the 
stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  Regions are defined at bottom of report.  

Tons:  9510    Last Week:  13,610    Last Year:  9985                          

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 500  195.00-195.00  195.00                       
                             1700  200.00-210.00  203.53     Export            
      Premium/Supreme         500  180.00-180.00  180.00                       
      Premium                  25  180.00-180.00  180.00     Retail/Stable     
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                 100  235.00-235.00  235.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 200  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
      Good/Premium            500  180.00-180.00  180.00                       
      Fair/Good               325  160.00-160.00  160.00                       

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium/Supreme        1000  265.00-265.00  265.00 Del                   
      Premium                  75  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable     
                               25  220.00-220.00  220.00 Del                   
      Good/Premium            200  230.00-240.00  235.00                       
      Good                    350  190.00-200.00  195.71                       
      Fair/Good              1085  170.00-185.00  176.94                       
  Timothy Grass                                                                
      Premium                  50  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable     
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                     50  150.00-150.00  150.00                       
  Grain   
      Fair/Good               200  120.00-120.00  120.00                       

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley:                                          
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 625  205.00-205.00  205.00  

Region 5: Southern California: No New Sales Confirmed.                     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                  75  235.00-235.00  235.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium            450  180.00-187.00  183.11                       
                             1200  180.00-185.00  183.33     Export            
                               75  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable     
  Bermuda Grass                                                                
      Premium                 200  150.00-150.00  150.00                       

The following are the counties included in each region:                        
Region 1: Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen, and Plumas.                         
Region 2: Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Sierra, Nevada, Placer,  
          Yolo, El Dorado, Solano, Sacramento, Amador, and Alpine.             
Region 3: San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mono, Merced, Mariposa.
Region 4: Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Inyo.                             
Region 5: Kern, Northeast Los Angeles, and Western San Bernardino.             
Region 6: Eastern San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial.                    




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Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin) Weekly Hay Report

Tons:  25,100    Last Week:  48,600    Last Year:  22,050 

  Compared to last Friday, All grades of Alfalfa and Timothy steady. Trade 
active this week as export and domestic buyers wanted new crop with no defects. 
Demand remains good. Dairies are aggressive for quality new crop. New crop Timothy 
for export with brown leaf or other defects is meeting resistance from buyers. 
Retail/Feed store steady.   All prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or 
ranch unless otherwise stated. Delivered prices include freight, commissions and 
other expenses.

                      Tons      Price     Wt. Avg    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                               
    Mid Square                                                          
      Premium         1100  225.00-225.00  225.00                       
                      1400  232.00-232.00  232.00 Del Export            
      Good            5000  190.00-195.00  194.00     Export            
      Fair            1500  180.00-180.00  180.00     Export            
      Utility          800  180.00-180.00  180.00 Del                   
                      1600  160.00-170.00  165.00 Del Heat Damage       

  Alfalfa                                                               
    Small Square                                                        
      Premium           50  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable     

  Orchard Grass                                                         
    Small Square                                                        
      Premium           50  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     

  Timothy Grass                                                         
    Mid Square                                                          
      Premium          450  277.00-277.00  277.00 Del Export            
      Good            4800  225.00-235.00  231.88     Export            
                      1950  248.00-257.00  254.72 Del Export            
      Fair            1000  215.00-215.00  215.00     Export            
                       350  238.00-238.00  238.00 Del Export            
      Utility         4500  185.00-185.00  185.00     Export            

  Timothy Grass                                                         
    Small Square                                                        
      Good             500  240.00-240.00  240.00     Export            
      Utility           50  180.00-180.00  180.00 Del Export       


     


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South Dakota Weekly Hay Summary

All prices per ton, unless noted, FOB the stack.

   ***This report will not be released next week due to the Indendence
Day holiday, next report will be July 12, 2019.***

   Compared to last week:  Alfalfa and grass hay steady to weaker
undertones.  Demand rather good for all types of hay.  Old crop supplies
are about cleaned up and delayed cutting of new crop hay has caused
demand to be better than it normally is for this time of year.  Rains
last week, and now more this week, along with humid weather East River
have kept hay producers in many areas from putting up hay this week.
Persistent rain has pushed hay cutting behind normal schedules.  This is
helping to add support to the market but there was a window in recent
weeks where some producers were able to put up some really nice hay which
is helping the available supply.  All hay and straw sold by the ton FOB,
unless otherwise noted.

East River:
   Alfalfa:  Supreme:  240.00. Premium:  Large Squares, 200.00-235.00,
275.00 del out of state.  Good to Premium:  Large Squares, 180.00.  Fair:  Large Rounds, 130.00-150.00.

   Sun-cured Alfalfa pellets:  15 pct 245.00; 17 pct 250.00.  Alfalfa
Meal: 17 pct 255.00.

   Grass:  Fair:  Large Rounds, 120.00.

   Rye Grass:  Large Rounds, 130.00.

   Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  Premium:  Large Squares, 220.00.

   Straw:  Large Squares 150.00. 


  West River:
   Alfalfa:  No Reported Sales.

   Grass:  No Reported Sales.

   Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  No Reported Sales.




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Idaho Weekly Hay Report

Tons:  14,700    Last Week:  16,250    Last Year:  17,200 

   Compared to last Friday, Domestic Alfalfa steady. Trade moderate to active. 
Demand remains good especially for pellet quality and high testing dairy hay. 
Retail/Feed store not tested this week. Prices are dollars per ton and FOB the 
farm or ranch unless otherwise stated.  
 
                   Tons      Price      Wt. Avg    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                     
    Mid Square                                                
      Supreme      4500  200.00-200.00  200.00                
      Good         1200  160.00-175.00  170.00                
      Fair         5000  155.00-155.00  155.00     Contracted 
                   4000  155.00-155.00  155.00     Tarped 




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Weekly Texas Hay Report

   Compared to last report: Hay traded mostly weak to 10.00 lower on 
light to moderate movement.  Rain continues to plague hay harvest across 
the state.  Farmers are trying to harvest between thunderstorms.  
According to the Texas crop and weather report, late harvest and 
excessive moisture in the fields in the North, Central and East regions 
have caused some weed issues due to the inability to get into the fields 
to spray.  In the Panhandle, producers are wrapping up first cutting and 
preparing for wheat harvest with some dryland harvest already underway.  
Pastures continue to be in good condition, which has eliminated the need 
for supplemental feeding for livestock out on grass.  
Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted. 
***Report will not be issued next week for the 4th of July holiday.  
Report will resume Friday, July 12th.***

   The Texas Department of Agriculture has Hay and Grazing phone set 
up for Buyers and sellers looking for hay or grazing; the number is 1-
512-787-9966. The website for the hotline is: 
http://www.texasagriculture.gov/Home/ProductionAgriculture/HayHotline.asp
x 

Panhandle/High Plains:
 Alfalfa: Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme: 240.00-
 250.00; Good to Premium: 210.00-240.00.               
 Small bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme: 290.00-330.00, 8.75-
 10.00 per bale. 
 Ground Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: Avg 190.00-195.00. 
                                            Calf 205.00-210.00.
 Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme: 
210.00-230.00; Good to Premium: 145.00-165.00.
      Small Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium: 360.00-380.00, 11.00-11.50 
per bale. 
 Wheat: Large Bales: Delivered: 165.00-190.00. Rained on 90.00-
120.00.   
      Small Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium: 250.00, 7.50 per bale.
  
Far West Texas/Trans Pecos: 
 Alfalfa: Small Squares: Delivered local or FOB: Premium to Supreme
      275.00-290.00, 8.00-9.00 per bale.
  Large Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme 250.00-290.00; Good to              
      Premium 260.00.
   
North, Central, and East Texas:
 Alfalfa: Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme 260.00.
    Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium 297.00-330.00, 
 9.00-10.00 per bale.
      Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium 120.00-130.00, 60.00-65.00 per 
 roll; Fair to Good 90.00-120.00, 45.00-60.00 per bale.
          
South Texas:
    Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium 264.00-297.00, 
      8.00-9.00 per bale; Fair to Good 165.00-264.00 5.00-8.00 per bale. 
  Large Rounds: FOB and delivered locally: Good to Premium 100.00-
 140.00, 50.00-70.00 per roll.
   



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Weekly New Mexico Hay Summary

Week ending June 29, 2019

   Compared to last week, alfalfa hay large bales prices steady.  Trade active,
demand good. The Southeastern and eastern region are in their second cutting.
The southern region are going into their third cutting.

Eastern region: Alfalfa Large Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme; 225.00-245.00, 
Good quality; 200.00-220.00 delivered to dairies.

Baled Wheat Hay:  150.00-180.00 per ton, small bales 12.00 per bale.

Oat Hay:  Small Square Bales: 8.00 per bale.

Southeastern regions:

Alfalfa Large Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme; 230.00, Good quality; 215.00-
220.00 per ton delivered to dairies.

Alfalfa Small Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme: Bundle(21 bales) two tie 300.00-
340.00 per ton loaded on truck.

Wheat Hay: Large Bales 170.00-190.00 per ton.
 
Southern and Southwestern region:

Alfalfa: Large Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme 200.00-220.00, Good quality
150.00-200.00; Fair Quality 130.00-150.00 delivered to dairies.

Small Bales Alfalfa ; Premium and Supreme quality: Bundle(21 bales) three tie
200.00-230.00 per ton, two tie 7.00-10.00 per bale FOB.

Wheat hay: Large Bales Square Bales 150.00-200.00 per ton, Round bales 110.00,
small bales two tie 4.50-8.00 per bale.

Oat Hay: 150.00-180.00 per ton.

North central Region:

Alfalfa:  Large Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme 200.00 delivered to dairy.

Alfalfa: Small Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme three tie 19.00, two tie 8.00-
10.00 per bale.

Grass Hay:  Small Square Bales 10.00-12.00 per bale.

Oat Hay:  Large Bales 165.00-180.00 per ton.



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Rock Valley Hay Auction

For Thursday, June 27, 2019

Receipts:  69 loads    Last Week: 96 loads    Last Year:  48 loads    

***There will not be an auction next week due to the Independence Day
holiday, next auction will be July 11, 2019.***

   All sales FOB Rock Valley, Iowa, vicinity.  One load Small Squares
equals approximately 5 tons; Large Squares and Large Rounds range from
10-25 tons per load.

   Alfalfa:  Premium: Large Squares, 4 loads 172.50-180.00.  Good:  Large 
Squares, 2 loads 140.00-157.50; Large Rounds, 8 loads 122.50-135.00.
Fair:  Large Squares, 2 loads 115.00-122.50; Large Rounds, 6 loads 90.00-
120.00.  Utility:  Large Rounds, 17 loads 60.00-77.50.

   Grass:  Premium: Large Rounds, 8 loads 135.00-155.00.  Good:  Large 
Squares, 2 loads 140.00-157.50; Large Rounds, 5 loads 120.00-127.50.
Fair:  Large Squares, 2 loads 100.00-115.00; Large Rounds, 3 loads 95.00-
105.00.  Utility:  Large Rounds, 5 loads 30.00-60.00.

   Alfalfa / Grass Mix:  Fair: Large Rounds, 1 load 120.00.  Utility:
Large Squares, 1 load 102.50; Large Rounds, 1 load 60.00.

   Straw:  Large Squares, 2 loads 150.00-175.00; Large Rounds, 1 load
175.00; 1 load 92.50.

   Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 1 load 65.00.




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Oregon Weekly Hay Report

   Compared to June 21:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
report's prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.
Recent and upcoming storms in the growing areas have delayed some cutting.  
Some hay acreage has been changed over to grow hemp this year.  All sales 
in this report noted OC or Old Crop are 2018 crop year hay, sales noted 
by NC or New Crop are 2019 crop year hay.  

Tons:  886    Last Week:  1492    Last Year:  7993                             

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Fair/Good                32  190.00-190.00  190.00     New Crop          
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                 100  225.00-225.00  225.00     Retail/Stable, NC 

  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  60  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable, NC 

  Orchard/Brome/Bluegrass                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            100  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable, NC 

  Orchard/Bluegrass                                                            
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  64  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable, NC 

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium/Supreme         120  200.00-200.00  200.00     Old Crop          
      Premium                 150  190.00-190.00  190.00     New Crop          
      Fair/Good               200  160.00-160.00  160.00     New Crop          

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Fair/Good                60  175.00-175.00  175.00     Weedy, New Crop   

Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed.                                        
Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.          



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Missouri Weekly Hay Summary

Missouri Weekly Hay and Fescue Seed Summary - Week ending 6/28/2019

It took long enough but finally got some decent hay weather the last 
week. Even though grass is well past its prime there was many gallons of 
diesel burned this week as hay was being made. It was hard to drive any 
distance without seeing fresh cut hay this week. One this that has been 
concerning is the lack of quality due to maturity levels there is a lot a 
lot of concern especially with Fescue about toxic ergot due to the cool 
wet spring leading up to where we are now. Farmers should at the very 
least get some education if they are not familiar with this as it can 
cause some serious problems with herd health come feeding season. Hay 
supplies are moderate, demand is moderate. Hay prices are fully steady.  
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has a hay directory available for 
both buyers and sellers. To be listed, or to view the directory visit 
http://mda.mo.gov/abd/haydirectory/ for listings of hay 
http://agebb.missouri.edu/haylst/ (All prices f.o.b. and per ton unless 
specified and on most recent reported sales.

Supreme quality Alfalfa (RFV <185) 185.00-225.00
small squares 7.00-9.00 per bale
Premium quality Alfalfa (RFV 170-180) 170.00-200.00
Good quality Alfalfa (RFV 150-170) 120.00-160.00 
small squares 5.00-7.00 per bale
Fair quality Alfalfa (RFV 130-150) 100.00-125.00 
 
Good quality Mixed Grass hay 100.00-125.00
Small squares 6.00-8.00 per bale (some alfalfa/grass mix)
Fair to Good quality Mixed Grass hay 75.00-100.00
small squares 4.00-6.00 per bale
Fair quality Mixed Grass hay 40.00-70.00 per large round bale 

Good quality Bromegrass 120.00-150.00
Fair to Good quality Bromegrass 60.00-100.00

Wheat hay 40.00-60.00 per large round bale
Wheat straw 3.00-6.00 per small square bale


Missouri Fescue Seed Summary (06/27/2019)

   Fescue harvest jumped into high gear with seed piles growing quickly 
as weather has allowed for some good drying since the last report. 
Combines are running hard in hopes of getting seed cut before a storm 
comes and removes seed. 

(Dry: Moisture 12-14% - Wet: Moisture greater than 14%)
(Prices per lb.) 

Prices in areas reporting are at .63 wet and .65 dry. 



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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Wyoming Hay Summary

Week ending June 28, 2019

   Compared to last week new crop hay sold fully steady. Demand was good 
from out of state buyers for large and small squares. Spotty rain showers 
across different reporting regions of the state has made it very tough 
for producers to bale hay. Quite a lot of first cutting alfalfa left to 
cut and bale. So, far the first cutting of alfalfa has been producing 
less hay than typical due to weevil infestation, cooler than normal temps 
and not enough warm degree days to aid in the growth of the plant. Some 
of the questionable bales that are a tick damp have made their way to 
feedlots or grinding operations to be used in a quick fashion before the 
hay turns caramel or other undesirable colors. All prices are dollars per 
ton FOB the field or hay barn unless otherwise noted. 

Eastern Wyoming 
Alfalfa: New crop Good large squares 160.00. Alfalfa/grass: New crop 
Premium large squares 200.00; Good large squares 180.00. Sun-cured 
alfalfa pellets 15 percent protein 255.00.  
   
Central and Western Wyoming
Alfalfa: New crop Good large squares 160.00. Grass mix: New crop Small 
squares 200.00. Certified weed seed free alfalfa cubes bulk 230.00-
240.00, 50 lbs bags 280.00.




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Oklahoma Hay Market Report

Once again the hay trade continues very slow across much of the state.  
On a good note though we have almost gone a week without rain.  This 
has provided the opportunity for farmers to get out and cut, swath and
finally bale hay.  Prices were not fully established this week.  
Surprisingly, demand is extremely light.  Recent rains and now warm
weather has made for lush pastures.  Hay buyers are willing to enjoy the
green grass and wait for later to assess needs for hay.  Also speculating 
hay prices could come down later in the season if the crop improves.

Market News continues to maintain an online hay directory for both in-
state and out-of-state hay producers.  The directories are on the ODAFF 
homepage at www.oda.state.ok.us. Producers wishing to list hay are 
encouraged to call at 1-405-232-5425 or email 
OklahomaCity.LPGMN@usda.gov. 

Alfalfa
Central Oklahoma: Good quality Alfalfa 165.00 per ton.  

Eastern Oklahoma: No trades reported.

Western Oklahoma: No trades reported.

Grass Hay 
Central Oklahoma: No trades reported. 

Western Oklahoma:  No trades reported.

Eastern Oklahoma:  No trades reported.

Prices are dollars per ton and FOB unless otherwise noted.



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Nebraska Hay Summary

Week Ending June 28, 2019


  Compared to last week, old crop alfalfa steady on a thin test. New crop 
alfalfa fully steady to 5.00 higher. Ground and delivered hay sold 
unevenly steady. Dehy pellets steady. Demand for big squares was very 
good from out of state buyers. Moderate demand for all other hay. Hot dry 
weather the next several days are helping producers finish their first 
cutting alfalfa. Some have started cutting early season grass hay.  Some 
reports that first cutting alfalfa is a 1/3 to 1/2 per ton less per acre 
in different areas of the state. Several reports of cane or millet going 
in on acres that did not get planted to corn or soybeans. Some producers 
have started to cut oats for hay. Some areas have received rain, hail, 
wind or a combination of all three early in the week. All sales are 
dollars per ton FOB the field or hay barn, unless otherwise noted. 

Eastern/Central Nebraska
Alfalfa: New crop Premium large squares 180.00-200.00; Good large squares 
155.00-170.00; Good large rounds 125.00-135.00.  Old crop Good large 
squares 140.00-155.00; Good large rounds 90.00-120.00. Grass Hay: Premium 
small squares 160.00-170.00. Dehy alfalfa pellets 17 percent 330.00; 
Organic Dehy alfalfa pellets 16 percent protein 375.00; Sun-cured alfalfa 
pellets 15 percent protein 300.00. 

 
Platte Valley area of Nebraska
Ground and delivered alfalfa 135.00-155.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa-
stubble mix 125.00-135.00. Oat/cane mix ground and delivered 115.00. 
Ground and delivered cornstalks 95.00-110.00. Dehy alfalfa pellets 17 
percent protein 250.00. 

Western Nebraska
Alfalfa: New crop Premium large squares 175.00-180.00; Good large squares 
135.00-155.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa 153.00-158.00.  Sun-cured 
alfalfa pellets 15 percent protein 255.00.




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Colorado Hay Report

   Compared to last week, trade activity and demand moderate.  Untimely rains 
continue to hinder farmers from putting 1st cutting down in an effort to find a 
window that allows hay to be put up without getting rained damage.  Alfalfa 
growers in Southwest Colorado are indicating that very few loads of 1st cutting 
are heading to dairies in Texas due to prices offered.  Hay in the San Luis 
Valley is getting baled with quality expected to be high and yields a little 
lower than normal.  According to the NASS Colorado Crop Progress Report for week 
ending June 23, 2019, statewide, stored feed supplies were rated 6 percent very 
short, 27 percent short, 60 percent adequate, and 7 percent surplus, while 1st 
cutting alfalfa hay progress is at 69 percent.  Due to the upcoming holiday, the 
next available report will be Thursday, July 11, 2019.  All prices reported are 
FOB at the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  Prices reflect load lots of 
hay.  If you have hay for sale or need hay, use the services of the Colorado 
Department of Agriculture website: www.coloradoagriculture.com.

Northeast Colorado Areas
  Alfalfa
   Large Squares: Supreme 180.00.
    90# 2-string: Good 155.00 (7.00 per bale).
  Alfalfa/Grass Mix
   Large Squares: Premium 260.00, Retail/Stable.
  Orchard/Brome Grass
     Mid Squares: Good 215.00, Rain Damaged Retail/Stable.
   Small Squares: Premium 300.00 (8.50 per bale), Retail/Stable.
                  Good 280.00 (8.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
                  Good 265.00 (7.50 per bale), Rain Damaged Retail/Stable.
   No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southeast Colorado Areas
  Alfalfa
   Large Squares: Utility/Fair 150.00, DEL.
     Mid Squares: Premium 220.00, Retail/Stable.
   Small Squares: Premium 240.00 (7.80 per bale), Retail/Stable.
  Alfalfa/Grass Mix
   Small Squares: Premium 235.00-265.00 (7.00-8.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
  Sorghum Sedan Grass
          Rounds: Good 95.00 DEL.
   No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley Areas
   No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southwest Colorado Areas
  Alfalfa
   Large Squares: Supreme 180.00.
  Alfalfa/Grass Mix
   Small Squares: Premium 245.00 (8.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
   No reported quotes from all other classes of hay.

Mountains and Northwest Colorado Areas
  Grass
   Large Squares: Good 200.00-215.00, Old Crop.
   Small Squares: Premium 320.00 (8.75 per bale), Retail/Stable.
  Alfalfa/Grass Mix
   Small Squares: Premium 435.00-535.00 (12.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
   No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Northeast: Weld, Washington, Morgan, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Lincoln, Elbert, 
Adams, Sedgwick, Yuma, Larimer, Jefferson, Douglas, Kit Carson, Phillips, 
Logan, Boulder, Arapahoe, and El Paso.
Southeast: Fremont, Custer, Huerfano, Las Animas, Bent, Otero, Prowers, 
Crowley, and Pueblo.
San Luis Valley: Saguache, Alamosa, Costilla, Conejos, Rio Grande, and 
Mineral.
Southwest: Mesa, Delta, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel, Montezuma, Dolores, 
San Juan, Hinsdale, Archuleta, and La Plata.
Mountains and Northwest: Moffat, Routt, Jackson, Rio Blanco, Garfield, 
Gunnison, Teller, Grand, Chaffee, Park, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Summit, 
Lake, and Eagle.



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Corsica, SD Hay and Straw Auction

For Monday, June 24, 2019

Receipts:  18 Loads    Last Week:  22 Loads    Last Year:  17 Loads

All prices dollars per ton FOB Corsica, SD.

One load Small Squares equals approximately 5 tons; Large Squares and
Large Rounds range from 10-25 tons per load.

   Alfalfa:  Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 127.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 3
loads 110.00-117.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 5 loads 97.00-105.00.

   Grass:  Fair: Large Rounds, 1 load 115.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 6
loads 92.50-102.50.

   Straw:  Scarce.

   Millet Hay:  Large Rounds, 1 load 102.50.

   Winter Rye Hay:  Large Rounds, 1 load 102.50.


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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Kansas Hay Market Report

Ground/Grinding alfalfa movement:   Southwest/South Central 
Tonnage: 7,767/5,533 Last week: 8,945/6,622    Last year: 9,288/5,684
             
Hay market trade slowed last week, activity and demand is slow to moderate. 
Prices remained generally steady, however, we continue to see a downward 
trend in price for both old and new crop grinding alfalfa. Rain continues to 
hamper haying activities and the frustration is evident. Those that have been 
able to get alfalfa hay baled are averaging 2.0-3.0 tons per acre. If you 
have any extra hay to sell and/or need hay here in Kansas, use the services 
of the Internet Hay Exchange: www.hayexchange.com/ks.php.  

Southwest Kansas  
Dairy alfalfa, grinding alfalfa and ground/delivered, steady; movement slow 
to moderate. Alfalfa: horse, premium small squares 250.00-270.00. Alfalfa: 
Dairy 1.00-1.05/point RFV, Supreme 185.00-210.00, Premium 170.00-195.00, Good 
160.00-170.00. Stock or Dry Cow old crop 185.00-195.00, new crop 160.00. 
Fair/Good grinding alfalfa, old crop 160.00-170.00, new crop 110.00-135.00. 
Ground and delivered locally to feedlots and dairies, old crop 195.00-205.00, 
new crop 135.00-160.00; Triticale: large rounds, new crop 60.00-80; The week 
of 6/16-6/22, 7,767T of grinding alfalfa and 1350T of dairy alfalfa were 
delivered. 

South Central Kansas 
Dairy alfalfa, grinding alfalfa, ground/delivered, grass hay, alfalfa sun 
cured pellets, steady; alfalfa dehydrated pellets steady to 5.00 higher; 
movement slow to moderate. Alfalfa: horse, small squares 200.00-210.00. 
Dairy, 1.00-1.10/point RFV, Supreme 195.00-215.00, Premium 175.00-200.00, 
Good 165.00-175.00. Stock cow, 140.00-160.00. Fair/Good grinding alfalfa, old 
crop 120.00-140.00, new crop 100.00-120.00. Ground and delivered locally to 
feedlots old crop 165.00-185.00, new crop 140.00-150.00; Alfalfa pellets: Sun 
cured 15 pct protein 205.00-220.00, 17 pct protein 210.00-230.00, Dehydrated 
17 pct *295.00-305.00; Sudan: large rounds 75.00-85.00; The week of *6/16-
6/22, 5,533T of grinding alfalfa and 675T of dairy alfalfa were delivered. 

Southeast Kansas 
Dairy alfalfa, grinding alfalfa, ground/delivered, grass hay steady; movement 
slow to moderate.  Alfalfa: horse or goat, 220.00-240.00. Dairy 1.00-
1.05/point RFV. Stock cow 170.00-180.00. Fair/Good grinding alfalfa, none 
reported. Ground and delivered, none reported; Grass hay: Old crop bluestem, 
premium small squares 140.00-150.00. Good, mid to large squares, 100.00-
130.00, large rounds 95.00-110.00. Old crop Brome, good, small squares none 
reported, mid to large squares 140.00-155.00, large rounds 125.00-135.00; 
Sudan: large rounds 75.00-85.00; Oat hay, mid squares 60.00/bale; Wheat 
Straw: mid and large squares 75.00-100.00. Mulch: large rounds 50.00-60.00. 
The week of 6/16-6/22, 950T of grass hay was delivered.

Northwest Kansas  
Dairy alfalfa, grinding alfalfa, ground/delivered steady; movement slow. 
Alfalfa: Horse or goat, 220.00-230.00. Dairy, Premium/Supreme 1.00-1.05/point 
RFV. Stock cow, fair/good 150.00-160.00. New crop fair/good grinding alfalfa, 
105.00-115.00.  Ground and delivered locally to feedlots and dairies, 130.00-
140.00.

North Central-Northeast Kansas 
Dairy alfalfa, grass hay, grinding alfalfa, ground/delivered steady; movement 
slow. Alfalfa: horse, new crop, premium small squares 9.50-10.50/bale. Dairy 
1.00-1.05/point RFV, Supreme 185.00-210.00, Premium 170.00-195.00, Good 
160.00-170.00. Stock Cow, old crop, 195.00-200.00. New crop fair/good, 
grinding alfalfa, 130.00-140.00. Ground and delivered 155.00-165.00. Grass 
hay: Bluestem, small squares 8.00-8.50/bale, large squares 120.00-130.00, 
large rounds 100.00-110.00. Brome, small squares 8.50-9.50/bale, large 
squares 145.00-155.00, large rounds 100.00-110.00 with an instance at 115.00-
120.00; Sudan: large rounds 80.00-90.00; Wheat Straw: mid squares 80.00-
90.00, and large rounds 60.00-70.00.  The week of 6/16-6/22, 534T of grinding 
alfalfa and 400T of dairy alfalfa were delivered.  


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Monday, June 24, 2019

Hay Market Demand and Price Report for the Upper Midwest

Demand and Sales Comments
Hay prices have dropped about $20.00 per ton in this report. Contributing factors are reduction in auctions during the summer months, new crop hay coming into the market, and farmers too busy to buy hay. If you are looking to buy or sell forage, connect to the Farmer-to-Farmer webpage at http://farmertofarmer.uwex.edu/ to place an ad for your needs or what you have to sell. Contact your local county agriculture agent if you need help placing an ad. There is no charge for the service.


For Nebraska, hay sold steady, buyer inquiry was good. 2019 is a replay of 2018 as many are waiting for some dry days to bale hay. In Iowa, new crop hay is coming to the market. New crop has a wide range of quality related to rainfall either pre or during harvest. Many are considering buying early to avoid being caught short a second year.

In South Dakota, prices are steady with moderate sales. Hay is being baled and has eased some concerns while providing stability to the market.

In Missouri, prices are steady, with improving supplies and a moderate demand. Farmers continue to battle weather to get hay baled.

In Southwest Minnesota, prices were lower with light demand and very little hay available.

In Kansas, market activity and demand are slow to moderate. Prices are variable to trending downward.

In Wisconsin, prices remain strong with demand for hay. Many are planting forages and corn for silage as there has been a delayed spring and there is a need to replenish forage supplies in the state.
Straw prices are for oat, barley, or wheat straw. Prices were steady with a scarce supply of straw. Small square bales averaged $3.70 a bale (range of $1.50 to $6.00). Large square bale straw averaged $54.00 per bale (a wide range of $35.00 to $125.00). Large round bale straw averaged $44.00 per bale (a wide range of $30.00 - $55.00). Wheat straw may demand a slightly higher price and straw quality does affect the price.


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Friday, June 21, 2019

Rock Valley Hay Auction

For Thursday, June 20, 2019

Receipts:  96 loads    Last Week: 112 loads    Last Year:  44 loads    

   All sales FOB Rock Valley, Iowa, vicinity.  One load Small Squares
equals approximately 5 tons; Large Squares and Large Rounds range from
10-25 tons per load.

   Alfalfa:  Premium: Large Squares, 1 load 185.00.  Good:  Large Squares, 
1 load 170.00; Large Rounds, 6 loads 150.00-157.50.  Fair: Large Squares, 
6 loads 130.00-140.00; Large Rounds, 29 loads 120.00-147.50.  Utility: 
Large Rounds, 9 loads 102.50-117.50.

   Grass:  Premium: Large Squares, 1 load 195.00.  Good:  Large Rounds, 5 
loads 145.00-155.00.  Fair: Large Rounds, 7 loads 120.00-142.50.  Utility: 
Large Rounds, 10 loads 80.00-105.00.

   Alfalfa / Grass Mix:  Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 160.00.  Fair: Large 
Rounds, 3 loads 120.00.  Utility: Large Squares, 1 load 105.00; Large 
Rounds, 2 loads 97.50-107.50.

   Bean Stubble:  Large Rounds, 1 load 27.50.

   Rye Grass: Large Rounds, 2 loads 67.50-77.50.

   Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 4 loads 40.00-65.00.  Low Quality Large Rounds, 
2 loads 35.00-37.50.


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California Hay Report

  Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate to good demand.  
According to Crop Progress report June 17, 2019, in the Sacramento Valley, 
winter wheat and rice progressed well. Safflower progressed well in Kings 
County. Cutting of alfalfa continued. In Tulare County, corn, cotton, and 
safflower progressed well. Wheat and oats continued to be harvested. Silage 
crops were being cut. In Fresno County, barley was harvested and cotton 
progressed well.   Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  
Regions are defined at bottom of report.  

Tons:  13,610    Last Week:  10,855    Last Year:  18,050                      

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                1000  195.00-197.00  195.90                       
      Premium                 250  200.00-210.00  205.00                       
      Good                    800  160.00-160.00  160.00                       
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                    250  130.00-130.00  130.00                       

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Good                    100  190.00-200.00  195.00                       
      Fair/Good               225  180.00-180.00  180.00     Export            
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
      Premium                  25  300.00-300.00  300.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                  25  245.00-245.00  245.00                       
      Premium/Supreme         200  240.00-240.00  240.00                       
      Premium                1045  210.00-240.00  221.24                       
                              200  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good                     50  220.00-220.00  220.00                       
                               25  190.00-190.00  190.00     New Crop Dirty         
                             2000  200.00-225.00  212.50 Del                   
      Fair/Good               150  180.00-200.00  185.83                       
  Grain                                                                          
      Good                   2500   75.00-75.00    75.00                       
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                    150  140.00-140.00  140.00                       

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley:                                          
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 150  285.00-285.00  285.00 Del                   
      Premium                  90  285.00-285.00  285.00 Del                   
      Good                    250  270.00-270.00  270.00 Del                   
      Fair/Good               250  170.00-170.00  170.00                       

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium/Supreme         300  230.00-230.00  230.00                       
      Premium                  50  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                 225  180.00-200.00  184.44     Foxtail             

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 350  230.00-235.00  231.07     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium            600  195.00-195.00  195.00     Stable     
      Good                   1100  185.00-185.00  185.00                       
                              150  185.00-185.00  185.00     Export            
  Wheat Straw                                                                  
      Good                   1100   80.00-80.00    80.00                       

The following are the counties included in each region:                        
Region 1: Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen, and Plumas.                         
Region 2: Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Sierra, Nevada, Placer,  
          Yolo, El Dorado, Solano, Sacramento, Amador, and Alpine.             
Region 3: San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mono, Merced, Mariposa.
Region 4: Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Inyo.                             
Region 5: Kern, Northeast Los Angeles, and Western San Bernardino.             
Region 6: Eastern San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial.                  



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South Dakota Weekly Hay Summary

All prices per ton, unless noted, FOB the stack.

   Compared to last week:  Hay prices steady with reported sales being 
moderate.  This week saw warmer temperatures with light rain which 
improved ground conditions and hay transportation.  Hay cutting and 
bailing activity across the region, bringing price stability and easing 
buyer concerns.  Demand still very good for all types of old and new crop 
hay in this active market.  Corn planted in South Dakota at 78% with 56% 
emerged as of Monday; compared to 100% planted and 97% emerged on the 5 
year average.  Soybeans planted in South Dakota at 70% with 36% emerged 
as of Monday; compared to 98% planted and 89% emerged on the 5 year 
average.  Pasture and range condition reported on Monday 25% Excellent, 
56% Good, and 15% Fair.  Area temperatures in the 80s and rain expected 
this weekend.  All hay and straw sold by the ton FOB, unless otherwise 
noted.

East River:
   Alfalfa:  Supreme: New Crop Large Squares, 225.00-250.00. Premium: Old 
Crop Large Squares, 220.00.  Good: New Crop/Old Crop Large Squares, 
170.00-190.00. Fair:  Large Squares, 150.00-160.00; Large Rounds, 140.00-
170.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 115.00-128.00.

   Sun-cured Alfalfa pellets:  15 pct 240.00; 17 pct 250.00.  Alfalfa
Meal: 17 pct 255.00.

   Grass:  Good:  Large Rounds, 140.00-150.00.

   Alfalfa/Grass Mix: Good: Large Rounds, 150.00-175.00.

   Straw:  Large Rounds, 110.00; Large Squares 135.00-150.00. 

Corn Stalks: No Reported Sales.

  West River:
   Alfalfa:  No Reported Sales.

   Grass:  No Reported Sales.

   Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  No Reported Sales.



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Idaho Weekly Hay Report

Tons:  16,250    Last Week:  150    Last Year:  4650  

   Compared to last Friday, Domestic Alfalfa steady to firm. First reported sales 
of new crop Timothy this week. Trade moderate to active. Demand remains good 
especially for pellet quality and high testing hay. Rain in the trade continues to 
delay harvest of new crop. Retail/Feed store not tested this week. Prices are 
dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated.  
 
                        Tons       Price       Wt. Avg 
  Alfalfa                                                
    Mid Square                                           
      Premium/Supreme    800   205.00-208.00   206.50    
      Good               350   145.00-145.00   145.00    
      Fair/Good         9700   140.00-152.00   148.25    
      Utility/Fair      5000   125.00-135.00   131.50    

  Timothy Grass                                          
    Mid Square                                           
      Good/Premium       400   180.00-190.00   185.00    



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Iowa Hay Summary

Week Ending  June 21, 2019
New crop hay continues to be marketed.  Depending on location, first crop hay is
showing a wide variety of quality.  Much of that variation is directly related to 
rainfall, either pre-harvest or during harvest.  Livestock producers are willing to
pay higher money for both hay and straw at the start of the hay year, rather than
being caught short again.

All hay and straw 2019 harvest unless otherwise noted. 
                           
Alfalfa                 Supreme   Small Squares         $280.00 - $315.00                          
                        

Alfalfa/Grass  Premium   Large Squares         $140.00 - $170.00  
                                  Small Squares         $200.00 - $240.00  
                        Good      Small Squares                   $170.00   
                                  Large Squares         $140.00 - $155.00  
                        Fair      Large Rounds          $120.00 - $145.00                                                                 
                   
Grass                   Good      Small Squares         $140.00 - $160.00
                                  Large Squares         $135.00 - $150.00 
                        Utility   Large Rounds          $ 75.00 - $100.00 

Corn Stalks                       Large Rounds          $ 30.00 - $ 45.00                        
                                                   
Straw         Wheat             Small square          $200.00 - $275.00 old crop
                Oat               Small square          $200.00 - $240.00 old crop
                Rye               Small Square          $150.00 - $220.00              
                                                                         

                     
                                 
Organic Hay: None reported.



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Weekly Texas Hay Report

   Compared to last report: Hay traded mostly steady on light to moderate 
movement.  Excessive rain continues to be the story in the hay market 
across most of the state.  Farmers in the North, Central, and East areas 
are up to 3 weeks behind getting into the fields due to rains and 
flooding.  A small harvesting window has opened in the Panhandle and 
Southern regions.  Pastures continue to be in good condition, which has 
eliminated the need for supplemental feeding 
for livestock out on grass.  Coastal Bermuda producers in the east have 
rye in some of their coastal due to delayed cutting and not being able to 
spay because of rain. 
Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted. 

   The Texas Department of Agriculture has Hay and Grazing phone set 
up for Buyers and sellers looking for hay or grazing; the number is 1-
512-787-9966. The website for the hotline is: 
http://www.texasagriculture.gov/Home/ProductionAgriculture/HayHotline.asp
x 

Panhandle/High Plains:
 Alfalfa: Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme 250.00-
 260.00; Good to Premium 210.00-250.00.               
 Small bales: Delivered: Premium to Supreme 290.00-330.00, 8.75-
 10.00 per bale. 
 Ground Alfalfa: Delivered to feedlots: Avg 190.00-220.00. 
                                                Calf 220.00-225.00.
 Coastal Bermuda: Large Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium 165.00-
 210.00.
      Small Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium 360.00, 11.00 per bale. 
 Wheat: Large Bales: Delivered: 165.00-190.00. Rained on 90.00-
125.00.   
      Small Bales: Delivered: Good to Premium: 250.00, 7.50 per bale.
  
Far West Texas/Trans Pecos: 
 Alfalfa: Small Squares: Delivered local or FOB: Premium to Supreme
      275.00-290.00, 8.00-9.00 per bale.
  Large Squares: FOB: Premium to Supreme 250.00-290.00; Good to              
      Premium 260.00.
   
North, Central, and East Texas:
 Alfalfa: Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme 260.00.
    Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium 297.00-330.00, 
 9.00-10.00 per bale.
      Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium 120.00-130.00, 60.00-65.00 per 
 roll; Fair to Good 90.00-120.00, 45.00-60.00 per bale.
          
South Texas:
    Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium 264.00-297.00, 
      8.00-9.00 per bale; Fair to Good 165.00-264.00 5.00-8.00 per bale. 
  Large Rounds: FOB and delivered locally: Good to Premium 100.00-
 140.00, 50.00-70.00 per roll.



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Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin) Weekly Hay Report

Tons:  48,600    Last Week:  5090    Last Year:  25,200 

   Compared to last Friday, All grades of Alfalfa and Timothy steady to firm. 
Trade active this week as weather improved and export and domestic buyers wanted 
new crop with no defects. Demand good. Dairies are aggressive for quality new crop. 
New crop Timothy for export with brown leaf or other defects is meeting resistance 
from buyers. Retail/Feed store steady.   All prices are dollars per ton and FOB the 
farm or ranch unless otherwise stated. Delivered prices include freight, 
commissions and other expenses.

                      Tons      Price       Wt. Avg    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                             
    Mid Square                                                        
      Premium          850   205.00-205.00  205.00     Contracted     
                      1000   220.00-220.00  220.00     Export         
                      4700   232.00-248.00  239.17 Del Export         
      Good            1000   170.00-170.00  170.00                    
                      1900   195.00-195.00  195.00     Contracted     
                      3250   180.00-205.00  181.92     Export         
                      1800   180.00-190.00  185.00     Rain Damage    
                      1250   210.00-228.00  218.36 Del Export         
      Fair            2000   195.00-195.00  195.00 Del                
                       300   202.00-202.00  202.00 Del Rain Damage    
      Utility          550   197.00-197.00  197.00 Del Export         

  Alfalfa                                                             
    Small Square                                                      
      Premium          250   220.00-220.00  220.00     Export         
                        25   230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable  
      Good            2300   200.00-200.00  200.00     Export         

  Orchard Grass                                                       
    Small Square                                                      
      Premium           25   240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable  

  Timothy Grass                                                       
    Mid Square                                                        
      Supreme         7650   305.00-305.00  305.00 Del Export         
      Premium         2300   248.00-260.00  254.00     Export         
                      3650   262.00-278.00  269.53 Del Export         
      Good            5350   200.00-230.00  205.98     Export         
                      1800   238.00-252.00  244.00 Del Export         
      Fair            1500   200.00-220.00  209.33     Export         

  Timothy Grass                                                       
    Small Square                                                      
      Premium          950   290.00-295.00  292.63     Export         
                      1700   305.00-320.00  311.91 Del Export         
      Utility         1500   213.00-213.00  213.00 Del Export         

  Timothy Grass                                                       
    Standing                                                          
      Premium         1000   230.00-230.00  230.00     Export           
 


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Oregon Weekly Hay Report

    Compared to June 14:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
report's prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.
Recent and upcoming storms in the growing areas have delayed some cutting.  
All sales in this report noted OC are 2018 crop year hay, sales noted by NC
or New Crop are 2019 crop year hay.

Tons:  1492    Last Week:  1735    Last Year:  800                        

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                              
                        Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Orchard Grass                                                           
    Small Square                                                          
      Premium             61  245.00-245.00  245.00     Retail/Stable, NC 

  Mixed Grass                                                             
    Small Square                                                          
      Good/Premium        24  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable, NC 

  Orchard/Bluegrass                                                       
    Small Square                                                          
      Premium             75  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable, NC 

Eastern Oregon:                                                           
                        Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                 
    Large Square                                                          
      Premium            180  200.00-200.00  200.00     New Crop          
      Good               500  150.00-150.00  150.00     Rain Damage, NC   

Klamath Basin:                                                            
                        Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Orchard Grass                                                           
    Small Square                                                          
      Premium            150  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable, NC 

Lake County:                                                              
                        Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                 
    Large Square                                                          
      Supreme            102  210.00-210.00  210.00     New Crop          
      Premium            400  215.00-215.00  215.00     Organic, OC       

Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.       

        

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Missouri Weekly Hay Summary

Farmers continue to battle the weather with multiple rains and pop up 
showers in order to get hay baled. Pasture conditions this week were 
rated at 74 percent good to excellent which is way above last year when 
drought was becoming a major issue at this point with only 24 percent 
rated at good to excellent.  Hay supplies are improving and rated at 61 
percent moderate to surplus, demand is moderate. There has been a better 
test of the market now as we get farther into hay season and prices are 
fully steady.  The Missouri Department of Agriculture has a hay directory 
available for both buyers and sellers. To be listed, or to view the 
directory visit http://mda.mo.gov/abd/haydirectory/ for listings of hay 
http://agebb.missouri.edu/haylst/ (All prices f.o.b. and per ton unless 
specified and on most recent reported sales.

Supreme quality Alfalfa (RFV <185) 185.00-225.00
small squares 7.00-9.00 per bale
Premium quality Alfalfa (RFV 170-180) 170.00-200.00
Good quality Alfalfa (RFV 150-170) 120.00-160.00 
small squares 5.00-7.00 per bale
Fair quality Alfalfa (RFV 130-150) 100.00-125.00 
 
Good quality Mixed Grass hay 100.00-125.00
Small squares 6.00-8.00 per bale (some alfalfa/grass mix)
Fair to Good quality Mixed Grass hay 75.00-100.00
small squares 4.00-6.00 per bale
Fair quality Mixed Grass hay 40.00-70.00 per large round bale 

Good quality Bromegrass 120.00-150.00
Fair to Good quality Bromegrass 60.00-100.00

Wheat hay 40.00-60.00 per large round bale
Wheat straw 3.00-6.00 per small square bale


Missouri Fescue Seed Summary (06/20/2019)

   Fescue harvest is nearing there has been a few loads of seed 
brought in to buying stations. The general consensus however is 
seed is still too wet and needs a little more time to dry. Some 
fields have actually went down making it harder to cut but this 
could also be a bit of a good thing as the wet cool weather has 
prevented the seed from drying and shattering by storms so it is 
mostly about how you look at it.  A couple of months ago there 
was a lot of question about if folks would just hay and try to 
rebuild supplies or wait to cut seed. The difficulty in getting 
good hay weather has made it much more likely for several to 
decide to cut seed especially given current price levels compared 
to what they have been the last several years. 

(Dry: Moisture 12-14% - Wet: Moisture greater than 14%)
(Prices per lb.) 

Prices in areas reporting are at .63 wet and .65 dry. 



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Oklahoma Hay Market Report

Hay trade continues slow to moderate across the state.  Some of the areas
have seen some dry days to cut hay but because rains continue to fall, 
farmers are having to bale before it is truly dry.  Moisture content in
Alfalfa is pretty high thus it can't be held for a very long time before 
it is turning black.  Much of the hay being cut is only considered choice 
stock cow hay and this due to all of the rain.  Dairy hay, at this moment 
is non-existent.  

Market News continues to maintain an online hay directory for both in-
state and out-of-state hay producers.  The directories are on the ODAFF 
homepage at www.oda.state.ok.us. Producers wishing to list hay are 
encouraged to call at 1-405-232-5425 or email 
OklahomaCity.LPGMN@usda.gov. 

Alfalfa
Central Oklahoma: No trades reported.  

Eastern Oklahoma: No trades reported.

Western Oklahoma: New crop Good quality large square bales 190.00-200.00 
per ton; Grinding Hay 100.00 per ton.

Grass Hay 
Central Oklahoma: No sales confirmed. 

Western Oklahoma:  New crop wheat hay 90.00-95.00 per ton.  Choice 
quality Bermuda grass 5 X 6 bales 125.00 per ton, Good quality Bermuda
grass 5 X 6 bales 50.00 per bale.

Eastern Oklahoma:  No sales confirmed.




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Colorado Hay Report

   Compared to last week, trade light on good demand.  Hay production in the 
higher elevations will be pushed back due to cooler temps.  1st cutting in the 
San Luis Valley is just beginning with uncertainty on what prices will start out 
at.  According to the NASS Colorado Crop Progress Report for week ending June 
16, 2019, 1st cutting alfalfa hay progress is at 56 percent.  In northeastern 
counties, reporters noted warm weather and recent moisture was beneficial for 
pasture grass growth and dryland crop conditions.  Alfalfa harvest was underway 
and warm temperatures notably promoted corn growth last week.  New seeding of 
alfalfa began last week.  Southeastern counties received moisture last week with 
some hail reported.  Alfalfa harvest was behind in these counties and sorghum 
was noted as slow to emerge.  The next available report will be Thursday, June 
27, 2019.  All prices reported are FOB at the stack or barn unless otherwise 
noted.  Prices reflect load lots of hay.  If you have hay for sale or need hay, 
use the services of the Colorado Department of Agriculture website: 
www.coloradoagriculture.com.

Northeast Colorado Areas
  Alfalfa
   Large Squares: Good/Premium 175.00, Retail/Stable.
                  Utility/Fair 145.00, DEL.
   Small Squares: Premium 265.00 (7.50 per bale), Retail/Stable.
  Alfalfa/Grass
   Small Squares: Good 200.00 (5.75 per bale), Retail/Stable.
  Orchard/Brome Grass:
   Small Squares: Premium 360.00 (9.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
    Large Rounds: Premium 176.50.
  Grass
     Mid Squares: Premium 300.00, Retail/Stable.
                  Premium 245.00, Rain Damaged Retail/Stable.
   Small Squares: Premium 300.00-335.00 (9.00-10.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
                  Good 230.00 (6.50 per bale), Retail/Stable.
   No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southeast Colorado Areas
  Alfalfa
   Small Squares: Good 335.00 (10.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
   No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley Areas
   No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southwest Colorado Areas
  Alfalfa/Grass
   Small Squares: Premium 245.00 (8.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
   No reported quotes from all other classes of hay.

Mountains and Northwest Colorado Areas
  Grass
   Large Squares: Good 200.00-215.00, Old Crop.
   No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Northeast: Weld, Washington, Morgan, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Lincoln, Elbert, 
Adams, Sedgwick, Yuma, Larimer, Jefferson, Douglas, Kit Carson, Phillips, 
Logan, Boulder, Arapahoe, and El Paso.
Southeast: Fremont, Custer, Huerfano, Las Animas, Bent, Otero, Prowers, 
Crowley, and Pueblo.
San Luis Valley: Saguache, Alamosa, Costilla, Conejos, Rio Grande, and 
Mineral.
Southwest: Mesa, Delta, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel, Montezuma, Dolores, 
San Juan, Hinsdale, Archuleta, and La Plata.
Mountains and Northwest: Moffat, Routt, Jackson, Rio Blanco, Garfield, 
Gunnison, Teller, Grand, Chaffee, Park, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Summit, 
Lake, and Eagle.



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