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Moderate demand for alfalfa, grass hay

In Kansas, the hay trade is slow. Demand is moderate for alfalfa pellets, dairy and grinding alfalfa and grass hay, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, April 21. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Southwest:

Dairy/grinding alfalfa steady. Movement slow. Horse alfalfa, in small squares, $210-$250; Dairy, recent trade 80-90 cents/point RFV, some new crop contracted, $150 (150-200 RFV), old contracts, Supreme, $185-$200; premium, $170-$185; good, $150-$175. Utility/fair grinding alfalfa shipped in, $100-$120, at the edge of the field, $120-$140, some new crop $110-$140. Ground and delivered locally to feedlots and dairies, spot, $140-$165, some new crop contracted, $125-$135, some ground on truck, $130. For the week ending April 11, 11,311 tons of grinding alfalfa and 775 tons of dairy alfalfa were delivered. Good straw, in large bales, $55-$60.

South central:

Dairy/grinding alfalfa and alfalfa pellets steady. Movement slow. Dairy alfalfa, recent trade, $80-$90 cents/point RFV, old contracts supreme, $185-$200; premium, $170-$185; good, $145-$170. Utility/fair grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, $90-$115. Ground and delivered locally to feedlots, $120-$150. For the week ending April 11, 3,789 tons of grinding alfalfa and 1,375 tons of dairy alfalfa were delivered. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein, $170-$180; sun-cured 17% $183-$195; dehydrated 15% $210 and 17% $225. Good straw, in large bales, $50-$60.

Southeast:

Alfalfa, brome and prairie hay steady. Movement slow. Horse and goat alfalfa, $180-$200. Premium/supreme dairy alfalfa, $175-$185; good, $130-$150; fair, $115-$130. Good bluestem, in small squares, $85-$100, mostly $90-$95, in medium and large squares, $60-$85, mostly $75-$80, in large rounds, $40-$60, mulch, in large rounds, $45 to mostly, $50. Good brome, in small squares, $100-$110, in medium and large squares, $80-$90, an instance $110, in large rounds, $50-$60.

Northwest:

Dairy/grinding alfalfa steady. Movement slow. Horse alfalfa, in small squares, $200-$250. Premium/supreme dairy, $175-$185; good, $165. Utility/fair grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, $90-$100; Ground and delivered to feedlots and dairies, $120-$150. Milo stalks, in large bales, $55-$60.

North central/northeast:

Dairy/grinding alfalfa, prairie hay and brome steady. Movement slow. Horse alfalfa, in small squares, $200, in medium squares, $165-$185; dairy, recent trade, $80-$90 cents/point RFV, old contracts, Supreme, $170-$200; premium, $160-$180; fair/good, $130-$150. Utility/fair grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, $70-$85, ground on truck, $90-$110, ground and delivered, $120-$130. Good bluestem grass hay, in small squares, $90-$100, in medium squares, $70-$80, in large rounds, $45-$60, some $20-$40/large rounds delivered. Good brome, in small square, $100-$110, in medium squares, $75-85, in large rounds, $50-$60; fair, $40-$50, some $20-$45/large rounds delivered. Straw, in small squares, $2.50-$3.50/bale, in large bales, $50-$55.

Source: Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, Kan.



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