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In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, alfalfa and grass steady. Ground and delivered alfalfa sold mostly steady, instances $20 higher. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets sold steady, according the USDA Market News Service, Sept. 7. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast: Premium alfalfa, in large squares, $225-$260; good, in large rounds, $200-$230. Good grass hay, in large rounds, $150-$170, few $200. Utility/fair, in large rounds, $125. Wheat straw, $110-$115. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $325-$350. Organic alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $420.

Platte Valley: Premium alfalfa, in large squares, $275-$300, in small squares, $350; good, in large rounds, $200-$225; fair/good in large rounds, $150. Good grass hay, in large rounds, mostly $150-$160; Drought corn stalks baled in large rounds, $85-$100. Alfalfa ground and delivered to feedlots, local hauls, $250, few $260. Cane ground and delivered, $170. Corn stalks, ground and delivered, $135-$150. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $330.

East River area of South Dakota: Good alfalfa, in large squares, $265, delivered in large squares, $275. Utility, in large squares, $170. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 16% $290, 15% $280. Alfalfa meal, 17% $293. Fair mixed alfalfa grass, in large squares, $170. Utility grass, in large rounds, CRP, $110. Corn hay, 11-12% protein with 95% RFV $110. Straw, in large squares, $110.

In Iowa, alfalfa and grass hay sold mostly steady. Buyer inquiry was light with slow movement.

South central/north central: Premium alfalfa, in large squares, $270-$290; good, in large squares, $225-$250, in small squares, $240-$250. Mix grass hay, in large squares, $250. Grass hay, in large squares, $210.

Rock Valley: Good alfalfa, in large rounds, 11 loads, $230-$265, in large squares, 3 loads, $230-$250; fair, in large rounds, 5 loads, $1165-$215, in large squares, 3 loads, $190-$210. Good grass, in large rounds, 13 loads, $145-$175, in small squares, 1 load, $215; in large squares, 2 loads, $175-$180; fair, in large rounds, 12 loads, $110-$140, in large squares, 1 loads, $95, in small squares by the bale, 60 bales at $1.25/bale. Premium mixed alfalfa-grass, in large rounds, 1 load $220. Wheat straw, in large rounds, 1 load $75. Bean straw, in large rounds, 1 load, $65. Cornstalks, in large rounds, 6 loads, $85-$105.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay sold steady.

Premium alfalfa, in large squares, 1 load, $170, in large rounds, 1 load, $205. Premium grass, in large rounds, 1 load, $165; good/premium, in large rounds, 6 loads, $130-$165; good, in large rounds, 4 loads, $95-$100, in small squares, 1 load, $95; fair, in large rounds, 3 loads, $80-$85. Premium alfalfa-grass mix, in large rounds, 5 loads, $150-$170. Wheat straw, in large rounds, 3 loads, $31-$36/bale, in small squares, 1 load, $3.30/bale.

In Montana, hay prices trading steady to firm. Trade activity was light to moderate. Demand was very good for all classes. Good/premium alfalfa hay, in small squares, $200-$250, in large bales, $200-$265; good/fair, in large bales, $150-$180. Good/premium mixed alfalfa-grass hay, in large bales, $180-$200. Good/premium timothy hay, in small squares, $235-$250. Straw, in large bales, $70-$85.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, all classes of hay trading steady to firm.

Eastern Wyoming: Supreme alfalfa, in large squares, $255; premium, in large squares, $230-$240; good, in large squares, $200-$225; fair, in large squares, $190, rained on $175. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $285 delivered wholesale.

Central/western Wyoming: Good/premium alfalfa, in large squares, $200; fair/good, $180. Premium alfalfa-grass, in large squares, $225-$250, in small squares, $280; fair/good, in large squares, $195. Premium grass, in large squares, $150, in small squares, $175. Oat hay, in large squares, $135-$175.

Western Nebraska: Premium/supreme alfalfa, in large rounds, $250, in large squares, $250, instances, $300; good/premium, in large rounds, $200; fair, in large squares, $220; utility/fair, in large squares, $170, $195 delivered; ground and delivered, $220. Good alfalfa-grass mix, in large squares, $165 delivered. Premium alfalfa-grass mix, old crop in small squares, $175. Wheat hay, in large rounds/squares, $150 delivered.

Western South Dakota: Premium alfalfa, in large squares, $200-$225; good/premium, in large rounds, $175. Premium alfalfa-grass mix, in large squares, $125-$150; fair, in large rounds, $100-$105, $110 delivered. CRP hay, in large rounds, $140-$145.

In Colorado, hay prices are steady. Hay movement is slowing down again, with the majority of alfalfa large squares in the state trading at $250 FOB and $300 delivered.

Northeast: Supreme alfalfa, in large squares, $225-$250, instances, $260-$270, $300 delivered; good/premium, in large squares, $200-$225; fair/good, $190-$200. Premium grass, in small squares, $350-$450. Straw, in large squares, $80-$100. Certified weed free, in large squares, $120. CRP hay, in large squares, $140-$150. Cane hay, in large rounds, $175-$200. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southeast: Supreme alfalfa, in large squares, $225-$250; good/premium, in large squares, $220-$225; fair/good, in large squares, $200-$210; premium, in small squares, $275-$300. Certified weed free, in large squares, $110. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley: Supreme alfalfa, in large squares, $230-$250; good/premium, in large squares, $200-$225. Oat hay, in large squares, $160-$180. Oat alfalfa mix, in large squares, $200. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest: Supreme alfalfa, in large squares, $230-$250 delivered; premium, in large squares, $200-$225, in small squares, $300; fair/good, in large squares, $180-$200. Premium grass, in small squares, $300. No reported quotes from other classes of hay.

Mountains/northwest: Premium grass, in small squares, $275-$300. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

In Missouri, hay supplies remain very light as many producers have already feed what little hay they managed to produce this year.

Premium alfalfa, RFV 170-185 $175-$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, in large rounds, $55-$95/bale, out of state, in large rounds, $40-$85. Wheat straw, in small squares, $2-$6/bale, in large rounds, $25-$35. Cornstalks, $60-$100, in large rounds, $35-$45. CRP hay $60-$80. Soybean bales, $125-$170.

In Oklahoma, alfalfa and grass hay trade mostly slow. Demand for alfalfa light to moderate.

Central: Alfalfa prices steady but lightly tested. Premium alfalfa, in large squares, $230-$250. Horse hay, $250-$300. Good, in squares and rounds, $200-$220, in the field, edge of field or out of barn. Grass hay prices steady. Fair/good mixed grass hay, in round bales, 4 x 5, $50-$70/bale, mostly $55-$60; good, in 5 x 6 bales, $65-$80/bale. Good bermuda grass 4 x 5 bales, $50-$65/bale, instances $75; good bermuda by the ton, $125-$135; 5 x 6 bales horse $70-$80/bale. Good quality wheat hay, in large rounds, $50-$70/bale. Bermuda, in small squares, $7-$9/bale. Prairie hay, in small squares, $4-$7/bale, instances, $8.

Eastern: Alfalfa prices firm. Premium alfalfa, in large squares, delivered $240-$250. Horse hay, $275-$300; fair/good $200-$220. Grass hay steady. Fair/good mixed grass hay 4 x 5 bales, $50-$65/bale, mostly $50-$60; 5 x 5 and 5 x 6 bales, $55-$75, mostly $60-$70. Bermuda grass, in small squares, $6-$8/bale. Prairie hay and mixed grass, in small squares, $4-$7/bale.

Western: Alfalfa steady to firm. Premium alfalfa, $220-$250, mostly $230-$250. Horse hay, $300; fair/good including grassy alfalfa, $200-$220. Grass hay steady. Mixed grass, 4 x 5 bales, $50-$70/bale; fair/good Bermuda, 5 x 6 bales, $65-80/bale. Horse, $90-$100, instances, $120/bale. Fair/good prairie hay, 5 x 6, $65-$75/bale. Good wheat hay 4 x 5 and 5 x 5, $55-$65/bale, instances, $70. Good wheat hay, 5 x 6 bales, $65-$75/bale. Straw hay $60-$70 loaded on truck, several loads, $120 delivered. Good oat hay $150-$165 at edge of field.

In Texas, alfalfa hay traded steady to firm and all other classes of hay remained steady. Trade and demand was light to moderate on a short work week due to the holiday.

Panhandle: Premium/supreme alfalfa, in small squares, not established, few sales good/premium, 300-$330, $10-$11/bale; premium/supreme, in large bales, delivered, $275-$300, few sales up to $320; good/premium, in large bales, $250-$275; fair/good, in large bales, $225-$250. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $260-$265; south, $265-$275. Calf hay, $280-$285. Wheat hay, in large bales, delivered, $165-$195. Good/premium coastal bermuda, in small squares delivered, limited sales, $330, $10/bale, in large rounds, delivered, $165-$170, few sales $90/roll. Triticale hay, in large bales, delivered, $170. Wheat straw, in large bales, delivered, $120. Prairie hay, in large bales, delivered, $190. Cotton burrs, $100-$140.

West: Premium/supreme alfalfa, in small squares, FOB, $275-$395, $8-$12/bale; Premium/supreme, in large squares, FOB $230-$250, some sales $250/bale.

North/central/east: Premium/supreme alfalfa, mid-size bales delivered, limited test, $12-$15/bale, in large squares, delivered, $275-$300; good, in small squares, $8/bale; good/premium, in large squares, $250-$275, few sales, $150/bale. Good/premium coastal bermuda, in small squares, FOB, $265-$330, $8-$10/bale; good/premium, in large rounds, FOB, $70-$90/roll, few sales, $160-$220; good, $60/roll.

South: Good/premium coastal bermuda, in small squares, FOB, $230-$265, $7-$8/bale, in large rounds, FOB and delivered locally, $110-$140, $70-$80/roll; fair/good, in small squares, $165-$230, $5-$7/bale; good, $55-$60/roll.

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

Eastern: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, in large squares, $270-$285, delivered from out of state; good/premium, in large squares $225-$250 delivered; good, in large squares delivered, $200-$220. Feedlot hay ground and delivered, $260-$275. Premium/supreme, in small bales, $8-$9/bale. Beardless wheat, $180.

Southeast: Good/premium, in large squares, $210-$240 delivered to dairies; premium/supreme, in small bales, $250-$280.

South/southwest: Good/premium baled alfalfa, in large squares, not contracted to dairies, $210-$225; good, $175-$185. Premium, in small bales, $8-$9/bale out of barn. Corn silage, $55 at 70% back to farmer.

North central: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, in large squares, $250; good, $210-$230 delivered to dairies; premium, in small bales, $8-$9/bale out of barn. Sudan hay, $150-$160.

Date: 9/17/2012



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