Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal



Farm Survey


AgriMartin
Journal Getaways
Reader Comment:
by ohio bo

"An excellent essay on fairs that brought back many memories for me. In my part"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.




Most classes of hay selling steady, some light

Advertisement

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, alfalfa, grass, ground and delivered alfalfa and dehydrated alfalfa pellets sold steady. Very few loads of hay sold this week. Demand was light to moderate, according the USDA Market News Service, Nov. 9. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $275-$300; premium, large squares, $250-$260; good, large rounds, $200-$230. Good grass hay, large rounds, $200-$225; fair, $185 delivered. Fall planted oat hay, large rounds, $150. Cornstalks, rounds, $70-$85. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $335-$350. Organic alfalfa meal, 17% protein, $430. 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, $200. Corn stalks or bean stubble, large rounds, $90-$100. Alfalfa ground and delivered, local hauls, $250-$260. Corn stalks, ground and delivered, $140-$150. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $330. Alfalfa meal, $337.

East River area of South Dakota: Supreme alfalfa, large squares delivered out of state, $350; premium/supreme, large rounds, $280-$290; premium, large squares, $265, large rounds, $200; good, large squares, $250-$265; fair/good, large rounds, $200. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 16% $325, 15% $315. Alfalfa meal, 17% $328. Premium mixed alfalfa-grass, large squares, $240-$280, large rounds, delivered $250. Premium grass, large squares, horse hay, $250; good/premium, large rounds, delivered, $200; fair/good, large rounds, $150, large rounds, delivered, $170; Cattails slough, large rounds, $100. Wheat straw, large squares, $120. Cornstalks, large rounds, $70. Bean stubble, large squares, delivered $70.

In Iowa, alfalfa and grass hay sold steady. Buyer inquiry was light to moderate.

South central/north central: Premium alfalfa, large squares, $270-$300, small squares, $280; good, large squares, $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, large squares, $290-$330, large rounds, $290-$305; premium, large squares, $270-$285, large rounds, $260-285; good, large squares, $210; large rounds, $180-$235. Premium grass, small squares, $235, large rounds, $190-$215; good, large rounds, $160-$185, large rounds, $130-$155; fair, large rounds, $60-$110. Good mixed alfalfa-grass, large rounds, $250-$285; fair, large rounds, $210. Wheat straw, large squares, $65; large rounds, $110-$115. Cornstalks, large squares, $65, large rounds, $60-$70.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay sold steady.

Supreme alfalfa, large rounds, $225-$240. Premium grass, large rounds, $170-$190, small squares, $210; good, large rounds, $125-$165; fair, large rounds, $85. Good mixed grass triticale, large rounds, $140. Cornstalks, large rounds, $21-$33/bale. Wheat straw, large rounds, $40-$43/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. Good/premium grass, small squares, $140. 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 light and diminishing supply. Light to moderate demand with slow trading activity.

Eastern Wyoming: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$265; premium/fair, large squares, $250-$260, 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, $90-$100. Sorghum, high nitrates, large squares, $150 local delivery. 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, $280. Premium/good grass hay, $150. Oat hay, large squares, $150. Wheat straw, large squares, $70.

Western Nebraska: Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$275, large rounds, $250-$275; good/premium, large rounds, $200, ground and delivered, $220. Corn stalks, large squares, $80-$100. Wheat straw, large squares, $80-$100.

Western South Dakota: Premium alfalfa, large squares, $260; ground and delivered, $220. Grass hay, large rounds, $150-$180. Alfalfa-grass, large rounds, $150. CRP hay, large rounds, FOB $140-$150. Oat hay, large rounds, $170. Wheat straw, large rounds, $110-$120. Corn stalks, large rounds, $100.

In Colorado, hay prices are generally steady. Demand remains very good.

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.

Southeast: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $225-$250; good/premium, large squares, $220-$225; fair/good, large squares, $200-$210; premium, small squares, $275-$300.

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.

Southwest: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230-$250; premium, large squares, $200-$225, small squares, $300. Premium grass, small squares, $300.

Mountains/northwest: Premium grass, large squares, $250-$300, small squares, $300-$350.

In Missouri, the hay sales were limited this week. The hay supply remains light, demand is good 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, alfalfa movement light on light to moderate demand. Grass hay movement moderate.

Central: Alfalfa prices steady in light test. Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$275. Horse hay, $300. Good, squares and rounds, $200-$240. Utility/fair, $150-$175. 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. Fair alfalfa, delivered, $210-$220. Horse, $300-$350. 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. Utility, $150-$185. 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 5 x 5, $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 steady to weak. Trade and movement slow under fairly light buyer demand this week.

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, $270-$280; south, $270-$285. Haygrazer hay, large bales, delivered, $90-$92/roll. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, $180-$190. Coastal bermuda hay, large bales, delivered $175-$180. Barley, hay, large bales, delivered, $175-$180. Brown midrib sorghum hay, large bales, delivered, $155-$175. Peanut hay, large bales, delivered, $150-$160; prairie hay, large bales, delivered, $185-$215. Sorghum-sudan grass, large bales, delivered, $140. 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.

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, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB, $60-$100/roll; good, small squares, $7-$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 firm. Trade and demand moderate. This will be the last report of the season. Report will resume in May.

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: 11/19/2012



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



Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives