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Hay trade mixed

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, trading is light with prices steady to firm on a few sales reported. Dehydrated pellets are selling steady with last week, according to the USDA Market News Service, July 26. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast—Good/premium new crop alfalfa, large squares, dairy, $250; good, large rounds, $170-$190. Good brome grass, large rounds, $140-$170, $200 delivered. Cornstalks, large rounds, $70-$90. Soybean bales, $70. Straw, large rounds, $130-$140 delivered. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein pellets, $335-$340; meal, $340.

Platte Valley—Good new crop alfalfa, large rounds, $170-$190; good, large rounds, $150; ground and delivered, $250; blended alfalfa ground and delivered, $230. Corn stalks, ground and delivered, $120-$140. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $330; alfalfa meal, $336-$337.

East River area of South Dakota—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $280; good, large squares, $250. Utility/fair, large rounds, $140-$150. Utility/fair, large rounds, $140-$170. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% $270, 17%, $280; Alfalfa meal, 17% $283. Good alfalfa grass mix, large rounds, $150. Premium grass, large squares, $180; good, large squares, $180 delivered out of state, large rounds, $140. Utility/fair, large rounds, $110. Straw, large rounds, large squares, $120 new crop, large rounds, $110 old crop, weathered 1 and 2 years old, $85.

In Iowa, alfalfa sold steady on a light test. Quite a lot of low quality alfalfa on first cutting due to excess rain in most areas of the state. Second cutting is looking good.

South central/north central—Good alfalfa, large squares, $210-$230, second cutting $250; fair, large squares, $150. Good alfalfa-grass mix, small squares, $280. Good brome grass, large squares, $150. Straw, large squares, $110-$115. Rye, large rounds $60/bale.

Rock Valley—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $235-$245; good, large squares, $167.50-$200, large rounds, $160-$190; fair, large squares, $130-$135, large rounds, $130-$150. Good grass, small squares, $180; fair, small squares, $145, large squares, $115-$145, large rounds, $115-$135. Utility, large rounds, $100-$110. Good mixed hay, large squares, $190, large rounds, $190; fair, large rounds, $115-$140. Fair grass-wheat mix, large rounds, $115. Utility alfalfa-oat mix, large rounds, $97.50. Fair oat hay, large rounds, $115-$117.50. Cornstalks, large rounds, $75-$80. Straw, large squares, $90-$125, large rounds, $130.

In Minnesota, all classes steady.

Utility alfalfa, large rounds,$125. Premium grass,small squares, $195; fair, small squares, $105-$120, large rounds, $100-$135, large squares, $105. Utility, large rounds, $75. Good mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds, $135, Oat hay, large rounds, $65.

In Montana, all classes of hay steady. Good demand for high quality hay suitable for dairies, moderate for cow feeder hay.

Good/premium alfalfa, large squares, $170; good, in large squares, $160, large rounds, $150; fair/good, large rounds Eastern Montana, $100; fair, large squares, $130. Good/premium mixed alfalfa-grass, small squares, $200; good, large rounds, $125. Premium grass, large squares, small lots horse hay, $180; good, large squares, $160.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, all classes traded steady. Trading activity was slow to inactive on light demand.

Eastern Wyoming—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $215; good, $205-$210; fair, $200-$210. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $310 delivered wholesale. Premium grass-alfalfa mix, small squares, $300. Premium grass, small squares, $285. Wheat straw, large squares, $100. No reported quote for other classes of hay.

Central/western Wyoming—Premium grass-alfalfa mix, small squares, $250, large squares, $265; fair/good, large squares, $150-$175. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western Nebraska—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $215-$220; good alfalfa, large squares, $200. Ground and delivered, $220. Premium wheat hay, large squares, $150. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western South Dakota—Premium/good alfalfa, large squares, $200; good/fair, $175. Good grass hay, large rounds, $100. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

In Colorado, prices are mostly steady to weak, on light demand.

Northeast—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $240-$250; good, large squares, $215-$220, $225-$235 delivered; fair, large squares, $200-$210; good, ground and delivered, $250-$255; premium, standing in the field, $170; good, $150. Premium grass, small squares, $300-$350, large squares, $350. Premium grass alfalfa mix, small squares, $250-$275. Corn stalks, large rounds, $85-$100, $110-$125 delivered. Straw, large squares, $85-$95. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southeast—Premium alfalfa, small squares, $250-$275. Premium alfalfa hay grazer mix, large squares, $255. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $230-$240. Good winter rye, large squares, $170. Good oats, large squares, $180-$200. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$260; premium, small squares, $250-$300. No reported quotes from other classes of hay.

Mountains/northwest—Premium grass, large squares, $250-$300, small squares, $300-$350; fair/good, large squares, $200-$215. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

In Missouri, hay supply is heavy, demand is light to moderate and prices are steady to firm.

Supreme alfalfa, RFV 185 $250-$300; premium alfalfa, RFV 170-$180, $200-$275; good alfalfa, RFV 150-170 $160-$225; fair, RFV 130-150, $100-$170. Good mixed grass hay, $100-$160; fair/good mixed grass hay, $90-$125; fair mixed grass hay, large rounds, $30-$45/bale. Good bromegrass, $120-$160; fair bromegrass, $100-$125. Haylage, $85-$150. Wheat hay, $80-$100. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$5/bale.

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

Central—Alfalfa steady to weak. Premium alfalfa loaded on truck at edge of field, $200-$215; good/premium, at edge of field, $180-$200; fair/good alfalfa including grass alfalfa, $150-$160/ton. Few loads horse hay, moving locally, $350-$400, in small squares. Grass hay steady to $5 lower. Good wheat hay, $40-$50/bale. Bermuda grass, 4 x 5 bales, $45-$60/bale, 5 x 6 bales, $60-$65/bale. Prairie hay, $40-$50/bale 4 x 5 bales. Good mixed grass, small squares, $4-$7/bale in the field. Several loads horse quality Bermuda, $9-$13/bale.

Eastern—Alfalfa, not well tested. Fair/good grassy alfalfa, $170-$190. Grass hay steady. Good rye and mixed grass hay offered, $40-$50/bale, instances, $35/bale in 4 x 5 bales; 5 x 6 bales $55-$65/bale, small squares mixed grass, mostly $5-$7/bale.

Western—Alfalfa, mostly steady. Premium alfalfa, edge of field, $200-$215. Fair/good alfalfa, $150-$190. Grass hay steady, good wheat hay, $45-$60/bale, In panhandle counties, $140-$150/ton loaded on truck edge of field. Good oat hay, $60/bale in 5 x 6 bales. Good straw hay, $65-$75.

In Texas, trade on hay slow to moderate under light to moderate demand. Demand has been fairly good especially on wheat hay but trade has slowed as prices rise and it has become hard to find.

Panhandle/High Plains—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small bales, delivered, new crop, $11-$12/bale, large bales, delivered, $275-$300, small bales, FOB, $10-$11/bale, large bales, FOB, $250-$260; good/premium alfalfa, large bales, delivered, $275-$300, large bales, FOB, $230-$250; good, small bales, $8-$11/bale; fair/good, large bales, delivered, $200-$250. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $230-$255; south, $230-$265, calf hay, $265-$270. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, bearded, $160-$175; beardless to $175-$200, small bales delivered, $8/bale. Coastal Bermuda, large bales, delivered, $190-$200, small bales, $10-$10.50. Rye hay, large bales, delivered, $211. Sorghum stover, large bales, delivered, $100. Corn stover, large bales, delivered, $100-$105.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $280-$395, large squares, FOB, $240-$250, medium squares, $270; fair/good, $200-$230.

North/central/east—Alfalfa, small bales, delivered, $13-$14/bale. Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, delivered, $280-$300; good/premium, large squares, delivered, $250-$275. Good/premium coastal bermuda, FOB small squares, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB, $50-$80; good, large rounds, $40-$50/roll; fair/good, FOB small squares, $5-$6/bale.

South-Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB and delivered locally, $100-$140; fair/good, small squares, FOB $165-$230.

In New Mexico, alfalfa hay prices steady, trade and demand moderate, movement slow.

East—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $275-$285 delivered from out of region. Feedlot hay ground and delivered, $265-$275/ton. Premium/supreme, small bales, $10/bale. Wheat hay, large squares, $165-$175/ton.

Southeast—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $245-$260 delivered to dairy, small bales, $275-$300/ton.

South/southwest—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $210-$230, $250 Hatch valley area per ton delivered, small bales, $280-$300/ton. Sudan, large squares, $150-$170 delivered to dairies.

North central—Baled alfalfa, large square bales, premium/supreme, $230-$250, small bales, $8-$10/bale; $280-$300/ton. Most hay being stacked for later sale.

Date: 8/05/2013



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