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Most hay prices steady to firm


In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, alfalfa and grass hay sold steady to firm. Ground/delivered alfalfa sold steady. Dehydrated pellets sold steady to $10 higher. Some potential buyers are starting to drag their feet on buying hay, according the USDA Market News Service, Aug. 24. 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-$160, few $180. 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-$240; fair/good in large rounds, $150. Good grass hay, in large rounds, mostly $150-$160; fair CRP, in big rounds, $170-$175 delivered. Cane, in large rounds, $130. Drought corn stalks baled in large rounds, $85-$100. Alfalfa ground and delivered to feedlots, local hauls, $230-$250. Corn stalks, ground and delivered, $150. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $330.

East River area of South Dakota: Premium alfalfa, in large square, $310 delivered out of state; good, in large squares, $250; fair, in large squares, $230-$240. Utility/fair, in large squares, $225. Utility, in large squares and rounds, $175-$190. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 17% $275, 15% $265. Alfalfa meal, 17% $278. Premium mixed alfalfa grass, in large rounds, $240; good, in large rounds, $200. Premium Grass, in large squares, $225; good, in large rounds, $170; fair, in large rounds, $140-$165. Utility, in large squares, CRP hay, $125-$135, in large rounds, $100. Straw, in large squares, $120.

In Iowa, alfalfa and grass hay sold mostly steady. Demand was very good with very light 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: Premium alfalfa, in large squares, 7 loads, $230-$250, in large rounds, 11 loads, $230-$255; good, in large, in large rounds, 6 loads, $150-$200; fair, in large rounds, 3 loads, $85-$107.00. Premium grass, in small squares, 3 loads, $180-$200; good, in large squares, 3 loads, $135-$150, in large rounds, 12 loads, $130-$165; fair, in large rounds, 21 loads, $100-$125; Utility, in large rounds, 9 loads, $85-$95. Premium mixed alfalfa-grass, in large squares, 2 loads, $230-$250, in large rounds, 4 loads $140-$175; good, in large squares, 2 loads, $160; fair, in large rounds, 2 loads, $112.50-$122.50. Wheat straw, in large rounds, 3 loads $45-$90. Cornstalks, in large rounds, $35-$80.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay sold steady.

Premium alfalfa, in large squares, 1 load, $155, in large rounds, 11 loads, $160-$195. Premium grass, in large rounds, 3 loads, $150-$160; good, in large squares, 2 loads, $120-$130, in large rounds, 17 loads, $100-$135, in small squares, 1 load, $3.30/bale; fair, in large rounds, 9 loads, $90-$95. Premium alfalfa-grass mix, in large squares, 1 load, $230, in large rounds, 1 load, $185; fair, in large rounds, 1 load, $85. Wheat straw, in large rounds, 3 loads, $38-$51/bale, in small squares, 1 load, $3/bale. Oat straw, in small squares, 2 loads, $3.30-$3.60/bale.

In Montana, hay prices traded steady to $50 higher. 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. Demand good on moderate trading activity.

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; good/premium, in large rounds, $200; fair, in large squares, $200; Utility/fair, in large squares, $170; ground and delivered, $170, instances of $190. 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 to firm. Movement remains slow as many growers are holding on to remaining quantities of hay for their own feeding needs.

Northeast: Supreme alfalfa, in large squares, $225-$250, instances, $260-$270; good/premium, in large squares, $200-$225; fair/good, $190-$200. Premium grass, in small squares, $300-$350. Straw, in large squares, $80-$100. Certified weed free, in large squares, $120. CRP hay, in large squares, $150. 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, $220-$240; good/premium, in large squares, $190-$220. Oat hay, in large squares, $160-$180. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest: Supreme alfalfa, in large squares, $230-$250 delivered; premium, in large squares, $200-$225; 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, the supply of hay within Missouri remains very light, with very good demand and steady prices.

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/ton, in large rounds, $35-$45. CRP hay $60-$80/ton. Soybean bales, $125-$170/ton.

In Oklahoma, alfalfa trade slow to moderate. Grass hay trade mostly moderate but turned fairly active late. Demand was moderate for alfalfa, good for grass hay.

Central: Alfalfa prices $10, instances $20 higher. 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 are firm $10 higher. Fair/good mixed grass hay, in round bales, 4 x 5, $50-$70/bale, mostly $50-$60; good, in 5 x 6 bales, $65-$80/bale. Good bermuda grass 4 x 5 bales, $50-$65/bale, instances $75; 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, instance $275. Horse hay, $275-$300; fair/good $200-$220. Grass hay, prices firm to $10 higher. 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 $10 higher in light to moderate trading. Premium alfalfa, $220-$250, mostly $230-$250. Horse hay, $300; fair/good including grassy alfalfa, $200-$220. Grass hay prices firm to $5 higher. 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, 5 x 6 bales, $65-$75/bale. Straw hay $60-$70/ton loaded on truck. Good oat hay $150-$165 /ton at edge of field.

In Texas, alfalfa traded steady to firm, with ground alfalfa $5 higher. Coastal and Wheat hay remained steady. Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand.

Panhandle: Premium/supreme alfalfa, in small squares, not established, in large bales, delivered, $265-$285, few sales up to $330; few sales good/premium, in small squares, $300-$330, $9-$10/bale; good/premium, in large bales, $240-$265; fair/good, in large bales, $225-$240. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $255-$265; south, $265-$270. Calf hay, $275. Wheat hay, in large bales, delivered, $165-$180. Good/premium coastal bermuda, in small squares delivered, limited sales, $330, $10/bale, in large rounds, delivered, $165. Prairie hay, in large bales, delivered, $190, few sales, $90/roll. Triticale hay, in large bales, delivered, $170. Oat hay, in large bales, delivered, $170. Sorghum hay, in large bales, delivered, $110-$115. Corn stovers, in large bales, delivered, $110-$115. CRP, in large squares, delivered, $90.

West: Premium/supreme alfalfa, in small squares, FOB, $275-$330, $8-$10/bale; Premium/supreme, in large squares, FOB $230-$250.

North/central/east: Premium/supreme alfalfa, mid-size bales delivered, limited test, $12-$15/bale, in large squares, delivered, $275-$280; good/premium, in large squares, $250-$275. Good/premium coastal bermuda, in small squares, FOB, $330, $10/bale; fair/good, in small squares, $6-$8; good/premium, in large rounds, FOB, $60-$90/roll, few sales, $120-$130/roll. Rye, in large rounds, FOB, $50-$60/roll. Klein hay, in large bales, FOB, $60-$65.

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

In New Mexico, alfalfa hay prices steady. Trade is slow, demand moderate, movement slow.

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. Premium/supreme, in small bales, $8-$9/bale. Beardless wheat, $180.

Southeast: Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, in large squares, no contracted to dairies, $210-$225; good, $175-$200 delivered to dairies. Premium, in small bales, $8-$9/bale out of barn.

South/southwest: Good/premium baled alfalfa, in large squares, not contracted to dairies, $210-$225; good, $175-$210. Premium, in small bales, $8-$9/bale out of barn.

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, $165.

Date: 9/3/2012



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