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Most hay selling steady

Hay reports were not issued in Nebraska, Iowa, Wyoming, Colorado and Oklahoma due to the holiday break.

In South Dakota, all classes of hay fully steady. Good demand for all qualities and classes of hay as supplies are tight, according to the USDA-Market News Service, Nov. 23. Prices given on a per-ton basis unless otherwise noted.

East River area of South Dakota: Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $265, in large squares delivered short haul, $300; good, large squares and rounds, $265-$280; fair, large rounds, $220. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 16% $325, 15% $315. Alfalfa meal, 17% $328. Good mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds $200, $285 delivered out of state. Premium grass, large squares, $260; fair, large rounds, $150. Utility, large squares, $150, large rounds, $100. Cornstalks, large rounds, $70, $75 delivered. Bean stubble, large rounds, $65, $80 delivered.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay sold steady.

Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $305; premium, in large rounds, $230-$240; good, large rounds, $200. Premium grass, large squares, $215, large rounds, $155-$170; good, large rounds, $155-$170; fair, large rounds, $$120-$150. Utility, large rounds, $100-$115. Premium mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds, $245; fair, large rounds $145. Cornstalks, large rounds, $21-$30/bale. Straw, large squares, $3.90-$4.80/bale.

In Montana, prices remain steady with very little reported trade as hay supplies very tight in Montana. Demand remains high for all classes of hay.

Premium alfalfa, large squares $200; fair, large squares $195. Good/premium grass, small squares, $140. Straw, barley, large squares and rounds, $65; Wheat straw large squares, $45.

In Missouri, The bulk of hay has a light supply with moderate demand. Prices are steady for all types.

Premium alfalfa, RFV 170-185 $200-$275; Fair/good alfalfa, RFV greater than 130-170, $160-$225. Good mixed grass hay, $100-$190; fair/good mixed grass hay, $100-$145; fair mixed grass hay, large rounds, $55-$95/bale. Fair/good bromegrass, $120-$135; fair bromegrass, $80-$120. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$6/bale.

In Texas, Hay prices fully steady. Trade and movement very slow on light buyer demand this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Panhandle/High Plains: Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, delivered, $10-$11/bale, large bales, FOB $270-$290, large bales, delivered, $300-$350; good/premium, small squares, $9-$9.50/bale, large bales, FOB $250-$270, large bales delivered, $275-$300; fair/good, large bales delivered, $230-$275. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $260-$280; south, $260-$285. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, $170-$180. Coastal bermuda hay, large bales, delivered $210. Peanut hay, large bales, delivered $150-$165. Prairie hay, large bales, delivered $175-$245. Sorghum hay, large bales, FOB, $125. CRP Grass hay, large bales delivered $90. Triticale hay, large bales, delivered, $160.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos: Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $285-$395, large squares, FOB $240-$250.

North/central/east: Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares delivered, limited test, $8-$12/bale, large squares, delivered, $300-$325; good/premium, large squares, $275-$300, small squares, FOB, good/premium, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB, $60-$90/roll; good, small squares, FOB $7-$8/bale, large rounds, $40-$60/roll; fair/good, small squares, FOB $5-$7/bale.

South: Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB and delivered locally, $110-$140; fair/good, small squares, $165-$230; good, large rounds, $50-$60/roll.

Date: 12/03/2012


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