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Most hay classes selling steady to firm

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, alfalfa, grass hay, ground/delivered alfalfa sold steady to firm, dehydrated alfalfa pellets sold steady to $10 higher. Demand was light to moderate, according the USDA Market News Service, Nov. 2. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$300; premium, large squares, $225-$250; good, large rounds, $200-$230. Good grass hay, large rounds, $180-$200. Cornstalks, rounds, $70-$85. Fall planted oat hay, in large rounds, $150. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $335-$350. Alfalfa meal, $340-$350.

Platte Valley: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $275-$300; premium, small squares, $350; good, large squares, $200, large rounds, $200-$230. Good grass hay, large rounds, $180-$200. Corn stalks or bean stubble, large rounds, $90-$100. Alfalfa ground and delivered, local hauls, $250-$260. Corn stalks, ground and delivered, $130. Few loads of cane ground and delivered, $170. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $340. Alfalfa meal, $347.

East River area of South Dakota: Supreme alfalfa, large squares delivered out of state, $320; premium/supreme, large rounds, $280-$290; premium, large squares, $265, large rounds, $200; good, large squares, $250-$265; fair/good, large squares and rounds, delivered, $200-$250. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 16% $335, 15% $320. Alfalfa meal, 17% $333. Premium mixed alfalfa-grass, large squares, $240-$280, large rounds, delivered $250. Good/premium grass, large rounds, delivered $200; fair/good, large rounds, $150, large rounds, delivered, $170; Utility, large rounds, $150; CRP large rounds, $145. Cattails slough, large rounds, $85-$100. Wheat straw, large squares and rounds, $110-$130. Cornstalks, large rounds, $65-$75. Bean stubble, large squares, $65.

In Iowa, alfalfa and grass hay sold steady.

South central/north central: Premium alfalfa, large squares, $270-$300, small squares, $280; good, large squares, $225-$250, small squares, $240-$250. Mix grass hay, large squares, $250. Grass hay, large squares, $210. Corn stalks, large squares, $100.

Rock Valley: Supreme alfalfa, small squares, $285, large squares, $270-$310; premium, large rounds, $270-$310; good, large rounds, $230-$265; fair, large rounds, $210. Premium grass, small squares, $230-$270; good, large squares, $150-$160, large rounds, $145-$200; fair, large rounds, $115-$140. Utility, large rounds, $70-$110. Premium mixed alfalfa-grass, large squares, $290; large rounds, $250-$275; good, small squares, $235, large rounds, $185-$220; Wheat straw, large squares, $90-$110. Cornstalks, large rounds, $75.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay sold steady.

Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $200; fair, large rounds, $155. Premium grass, large rounds, $170-$190; good, large rounds, $125-$160; fair, large rounds, $90-$115. Utility, large rounds, $70. Premium mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds, $210; fair, large rounds, $100. Cornstalks, large rounds, $27-$31/bale. Wheat straw, large rounds, $41-bale.

In Montana, demand for both dairy hay and cow/feeder hay good to very good, with the best demand for cow feeder hay from in state customers.

Premium alfalfa, large squares, $200; fair, large squares, $195. Grass, no reported sales. Barley straw, large squares and rounds, $65, few loads eastern Montana, $55. Wheat straw, large squares, $45.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, all classes trading steady to firm with continued resistance from buyers noted at the upper end of the price range due to a very light supply. Light to moderate demand with slow trading activity.

Eastern Wyoming: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230-$265; premium/fair, large squares, $230-$250, small squares, $260-$310. Grass hay, large squares, $240-$245, large rounds, $220-$231. CRP hay, large rounds, $200-$215 delivered. Oat hay, large squares, $150. Wheat straw, large squares, $125. Corn stalks, large squares, $100-$110. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $345 delivered wholesale.

Central/western Wyoming: Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $200-$250; fair/premium, large squares, $200-$220. Premium alfalfa-grass, large squares, $190-$225, small squares, $250-$280. Premium/good grass hay, $150. Oat hay, large squares, $150. Wheat straw, large squares, $70.

Western Nebraska: Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$280, large rounds, $250-$300; good/premium, large rounds, $200, ground and delivered, $220. Corn stalks, large squares, $80-$90. Wheat straw, large squares, $80-$100.

Western South Dakota: Premium alfalfa, large squares, $260-$275; ground and delivered, $220. Grass hay, large rounds, $180-$225. Alfalfa-grass, large rounds, $150. CRP hay, large rounds, FOB $140-$150. Oat hay, large rounds, $170. Wheat straw, large rounds, $110-$120.

In Colorado, hay prices are steady to firm. Demand remains very good with buyers both in and out of state competing for remaining tonnage.

Northeast: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230-$260; good/premium, large squares, $200-$225. Premium grass, small squares, $350-$450. CRP hay, large squares, $140-$150. Cane Hay, large rounds, $175-$200. Corn stalks, large rounds, $100-$110. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southeast: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $225-$250; good/premium, large squares, $220-$225; fair/good, large squares, $200-$210; premium, small squares, $275-$300. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230-$250; good/premium, large squares, $200-$225. Oat hay, large squares, $180-$190. Oat alfalfa mix, large squares, $200. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230-$250; premium, large squares, $225, small squares, $300. Premium grass, small squares, $300. No reported quotes from other classes of hay.

Mountains/northwest: Premium grass, large squares, $250-$300, small squares, $300-$350. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

In Missouri, the hay market remains fairly quiet. The supply is light, demand is moderate and prices are steady.

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. Good sudan grass, $155-$165. Fair/good prairie grass, $110-$135. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$6/bale, large rounds, $25-$35. Corn stalks/stover, $60-$100, large rounds, $35-$45.

In Oklahoma, all hay movement was mostly light to moderate. Demand from beef producers made up the largest portion of interest this week. Some grass and fair quality alfalfa movement to dairies was confirmed.

Central: Alfalfa prices steady in a very limited test. Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $240-$250. Horse hay, $300. Good, squares and rounds, $220-$240, in the field, edge of field or out of barn; fair, $200-$210. Grass hay prices steady. Fair/good mixed grass hay, 4 x 5, $40-$65/bale; good, 5 x 6 bales, $60-$75/bale. Good bermuda grass, 4 x 5, $50-$65; good bermuda by the ton, $125-$135; 5 x 6 bales horse, $70-$80. Good quality wheat hay, large rounds, $50-$70/bale.

Eastern: Alfalfa prices steady. Good alfalfa, delivered $240-$250; fair delivered, $210-$220. Grass hay prices steady. Fair/good mixed grass hay 4 x 5 bales, $40-$60/bale; 5 x 5 and 5 x 6 bales, $50-$70. Bermuda grass, small squares, $6-$8/bale. Prairie hay and mixed grass, small squares, $4-$7/bale. Corn stalks, $60-$65 in round bales.

Western: Alfalfa hay prices steady. Premium alfalfa, $250-$275; fair, including grassy alfalfa, $200-$220. Grass hay prices steady. Mixed grass, 4 x 5 bales, $40-$60/bale; fair/good Bermuda 5 x 6, $60-70/bale. Fair/good prairie hay, 5 x 6 bales, $50-$70/bale. Coastal bermuda, delivered to panhandle, $80/bale. Good wheat hay 4 x 5 and 5x5, $50-$65. Good wheat hay 5 x 6, $65-$75/bale. Straw hay $60-$70 loaded on truck. Good oat hay $150-$165 at edge of field.

In Texas, hay prices generally steady. Trade and demand continues light to moderate movement rather slow. Panhandle/High Plains: Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, $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, $270-$280; south, $270-$285. Chopped corn stalks, delivered, $125. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, $170-$180. Coastal bermuda hay, large bales, delivered $180-$195. Barley, hay, large bales, delivered, $175-$180. Red top cane, large bales, delivered, $155-$175. Peanut hay, large bales, delivered, $150-$165; prairie hay, large bales, delivered, $185-$215. CRP grass hay, large bales, delivered, $90.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos: Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $285-$395, large squares, FOB $240-$250; good/premium, $200-$220.

North/central/east: Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares delivered, limited test, $8-$12/bale, large squares, delivered, $300-$320; good/premium, large squares, $275-$300. Coastal bermuda, large bales, delivered $150-$175, small squares, FOB, good/premium, $265-$330, large rounds, FOB, $60-$100/roll; good, small squares, $5-$8/bale, large rounds, $40-$60/roll.

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, $55-$60/roll.

In New Mexico, alfalfa hay prices steady. Trade and demand moderate.

Eastern: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $275-$285, delivered from out of state; good/premium, $245-$265 delivered; good, large squares delivered, $225-$245. Feedlot hay ground and delivered, $270-$285. Premium/supreme, small bales, $8-$9/bale.

Southeast: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $250-$275. Good/premium, large squares, $225-$250 delivered to dairies. Premium/supreme, small bales, $275-$300.

South/southwest: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $250-$270. Good/premium, large squares, $225-$250; good, $200-$210. Premium, small bales, $8-$9/bale out of barn. Sudan hay, $160-$165.

North central: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $270-$285; good, $220-$250, delivered to dairies. Premium, in small bales, $8-$9/bale out of barn.

Date: 11/12/2012



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