Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal
Commerical Hay Equipment For The Farm
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer



Farm Survey


AgriMartin
Journal Getaways




Reader Comment:
by Wheat_Harvest movie

"Thanks so much for the article! These are the types of people we hope to"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.

Most hay prices steady

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, few sales remain steady with light demand and trade activity. A second cutting alfalfa is in full swing with good quality and tonnage. Ground and delivered hay trended steady. Pellet sales were steady with light demand and trade activity, according to the USDA-Market News Service, June 10. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast Nebraska: Alfalfa, ground and delivered to feedlots, $90-$110. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $190.

Platte Valley: Alfalfa, ground and delivered to feedlots, $95-$110. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $185-$195.

East River area of South Dakota: Premium alfalfa, in large squares, $126; good, $112.50-$120, Utility, $50-$65, load $70. Good, in large rounds, $80-$90 delivered, Utility, $50-$65. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 17% $165; 15% $150. Premium grass, in small squares, $4/bale. Straw, no reported sales.

In Iowa, alfalfa and grass hay sold with a lower undertone. Most hay carrying moisture from the rains of the week.

Utility alfalfa, in small squares, 1 load, $35; premium, in large squares, 10 loads, $107.50-$115; good, $67.50-$85, in large rounds, 29 loads, $70-$90; fair, $55-$62.50; fair, $62.50-$67.50, Utility, $42.50. Fair mixed alfalfa-grass, in large squares, 1 load, $55; good, in large rounds, 1 load, $75. Good grass, in small squares, 1 load, $72.50, in large squares, 2 loads, $77.50, in large rounds, 9 loads, $70-$72.50; fair, $50; fair, $57.50, Utility, $32.50. Bedding, in small squares, 1 load, $2/bale, in large rounds, 3 loads, load, $65, 2 loads beans, $25.

In Colorado, prices remained mostly steady to weak as the market continues to settle. The supply of grinding quality alfalfa is heavy and demand is light to moderate.

Northeast: Supreme alfalfa, limited, in large squares, $160 delivered; premium, in large squares $130 delivered, in small squares, $230-$235; good, in large squares, $110-$120, $130-$150 delivered, in small squares, $150-$160; fair, in large squares, $90-$100, $90-$110 delivered. Utility, in large squares, $70-$80 delivered. Fair alfalfa-grass mix, in large squares, $100 delivered. Premium grass, in small squares, $250-$260; good, in large squares, $110 delivered; fair, in large squares, $100 delivered, in rounds, $95 certified.

Southeast: Good alfalfa, in large squares, $140; fair, in large squares, $135. Utility, in large squares, $85-$100, $115-$130 delivered. Ground and delivered, $120-$130. Grass, not established.

San Luis Valley: Supreme alfalfa, limited, in large squares, $135-$150; premium, in large squares, $125-$130, in small squares, $155. Alfalfa-grass mix, not established. Grass, not established.

Southwest: Supreme alfalfa, in large squares, $150; good, in large squares, $135. Premium alfalfa-grass mix, in large squares, $130-$150; good, in large squares, $130; fair, in large squares, $100-$115. Grass, not established.

Mountains/northwest: Premium grass, in small squares, limited, $230.

In Missouri, hay demand is moderate the supply is heavy, and prices are steady.

Supreme alfalfa RFV greater than 185, $150-$180; premium alfalfa RFV 170-180, $140-$175; fair/good alfalfa, RFV 130-170, in large rounds, $80-$140, in small and large squares, $100-$150. Good mixed alfalfa-grass, in small squares, $3.50-$6.50/bale, in large rounds, $30-$80/bale. Good/premium prairie hay, mostly in small squares, $80-$125. Fair/good prairie hay, mostly in large rounds, $35-$75. Good/premium brome, $90-$150; good brome, $50-$120. Fair brome, some mixed with grass, in large rounds, $25-$50/bale. Good/premium mixed grass hay, $75-$125; good mixed grass hay, $40-$80; fair/good mixed grass hay, in large rounds, $20-$40 /bale. Fair/good bluestem, in large rounds, $40 /bale. Fair/good bermuda grass, $70-$100. Good timothy hay, in small squares, $3.50-$5/bale. Wheat straw, in small squares, $2-$4/bale.

In Oklahoma, alfalfa prices are steady and movement is slow. Grass hay movement is slow and prices are steady.

Central/western: Premium alfalfa, in large squares, $145-$160, in large rounds, $125-$140, in small squares, $165-$180; good, in large squares, $120-$135, in large rounds, $100-$115, in small squares, $145-$160; fair, in large squares, $90-$110, in large rounds, $90-$100. Wheat hay, in large rounds, $50-$70.

Panhandle/western feedlot area: Good grinding alfalfa, edge of the field or bale pile, spot, $90-$110. Chopped and delivered to feedlots, short haul, $120-$130.

Central/eastern: Premium grass, in large squares, $65-$80, in large rounds, $55-$70, in small squares, $70-$85; good, in large rounds, $45-$60, in small squares, $60-$70; fair, $40-$50.

In Texas, hay prices generally steady with a weaker undertone noted on large square alfalfa bales.

Panhandle: Premium/supreme alfalfa, in small squares, delivered, $235-$260, $7-$8/bale, in large squares, delivered, $160-$180; good/premium, $180-$235, $5.50-$7/bale; good/premium, $140-160; good, $120-$140, in large rounds, $50-$75/roll; fair/good, $90-$120. Ground and delivered, north, $125-$145, south, $130-$145. Milo hay, delivered, in large bales, $80. Oat hay, delivered, in large bales, $120-$130. Sorghum-sedan grass hay, delivered, in large bales, $90-$100. Premium prairie grass hay, delivered, in large bales, $100-$130; good, $90-$100. Good/premium wheat hay, delivered, in large bales, $110-$120 in limited supply; good, $90-$110; fair, $70-$90. Coastal bermuda, delivered, in small squares, $7.50/bale, in large rounds, $60-$70/roll.

West: Premium/supreme alfalfa, in small squares, delivered, $235-$260, $7-$8/bale, in large squares, delivered, $160-$180; good/premium, $180-$235, $5.50-$7/bale; good/premium, $140-$160; good, $120-$140; fair/good, $100-$120.

North/central/east: Premium/supreme alfalfa, in small squares, delivered, $235-$260, $7-$8/bale, in large squares, delivered, $165-$180; good/premium, $180-$235, $5.50-$7/bale; good/premium, $150-$165; good, $130-$150; fair/good, $110-$130. Good/premium coastal bermuda, in small squares, FOB, $6-$7.50/bale; fair, $5-$6/bale. Good/premium, in large rounds, FOB, $70-$80; good, $50-$70; fair, $40-$50/roll.

South: Good/premium coastal bermuda, in small squares, FOB or delivered locally, $6-$7.50, in large rounds, FOB, $70-$80; good, $50-$70; fair, $5-$6/bale; fair, $40-$50/roll. Premium/supreme alfalfa, in small squares, delivered, $250-$350, $8-$11/bale, in large squares, delivered, $200-$220; good/premium, $170-$200; good, $160-$170.

In New Mexico, alfalfa hay prices were weak to$ 10/lower. Trade is slow, demand light to moderate.

Eastern region: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, in large squares, $160-$170 delivered to dairies; good, $135-$155; good/fair ground hay delivered to feedlots, $135-$140. Baled wheat hay, $120. Baled oat hay, $125.

Southeast: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, in large squares, $160-$170; premium, in small bales, $210-$230; good, $135-$150; fair, delivered to dairies, $110-$115.

South/southwest: Premium baled alfalfa, in large squares, $150-$165, mostly $150 delivered to dairies, in small squares, $5.50-$6/bale out of field, $185-$210; good, $135-$145. Baled oat hay, in large squares, $100-$120, in small bales, $4.50/bale. Sudan hay, in large squares, $100-$120.



Google
 
Web hpj.com

Copyright 1995-2014.  High Plains Publishers, Inc.  All rights reserved.  Any republishing of these pages, including electronic reproduction of the editorial archives or classified advertising, is strictly prohibited. If you have questions or comments you can reach us at
High Plains Journal 1500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., P.O. Box 760, Dodge City, KS 67801 or call 1-800-452-7171. Email: webmaster@hpj.com

 

Archives Search


Advertisement
NCBA Convention

United Sorghum Checkoff Program

Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives