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Hay trade slow


In Kansas, the hay trade is slow. Demand moderate for dairy and grinding alfalfa, stock cow hay, grass hay and alfalfa pellets, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Dec. 26. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Southwest: Dairy and grinding alfalfa steady. Movement slow to moderate. Alfalfa, horse, small squares, $400. Supreme dairy alfalfa, $260-$280, some up to $300; premium, $250-$270; heifer or bunk hay, $240-$250. Fair/good grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, $220-$240. Utility/fair, $210-$225. Ground and delivered locally to feedlots and dairies $250-$275. For the week ending Dec. 22, 9,090 tons of grinding alfalfa and 2,760 tons of dairy alfalfa were delivered. Straw, large bales, $60-$70. Corn stalks, $60-$70, or $70-$85 delivered, ground and delivered $95-$125. PM6, small squares, $250, large squares, $225. CRP, fair, large bales, $90-$100; good, $110-$130. Sudan/cane, good, $140-$150.

South central: Dairy/grinding alfalfa and alfalfa pellets steady. Movement slow to moderate. Supreme dairy alfalfa, $260-$280, a little up to $300; premium, $240-$260; heifer or bunk hay, $230-$260; fair/good grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, $200-$220, some $230-$250 delivered. Ground and delivered locally to feedlots, $240-$265. For the week ending Dec. 22, 3,495 tons of grinding alfalfa and 1000 tons of dairy alfalfa were delivered. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein, $290-$305; 17% protein, $295-$315; Dehydrated 17% $355. Straw, large bales, $55-$70. Hi-density bales, $65-$75. Corn stalks, $60-$70. Sudan, good, large bales, $145-$150. Milo hay, high nitrates, $100, low nitrates, $120-$150. Milo stalks, $70-$90. Soybean stalks, $80-$100. Good soybean hay, $200. Good grass hay, large bales, $150-$180; fair, large bales, $90-$120.

Southeast: Alfalfa, brome and prairie hay steady. Movement slow to moderate. Horse and goat alfalfa, $300. Supreme dairy alfalfa, $300, stock cow, $250-$280; Bluestem, good, small squares, $140-$160, medium and large squares, $125-$150, large rounds, $100-$135. Brome, good, small squares, $140-$150, medium and large squares, $130-$150, large rounds, $110-$150, some $90/bale. Grass mulch CWF, large rounds, $70. Straw, large bales, $50-$60. Soybean hay, good, large bales, $170-$200. CRP, fair, large bales, $100. Milo hay, good, $100-$130.

Northwest: Alfalfa steady, movement slow to moderate. Horse alfalfa, small squares, $300, medium squares, $250; Premium dairy, $230-$240, supreme, up to $300; Stock cow, $200-$220. Fair/good grinding alfalfa at the edge of the field, $210-$230. Ground and delivered to feedlots and dairies, $250-$270. Corn hay, large bales, $100-$125. Corn stalks, $55-$70. Milo hay, good, $150-$175. CRP hay, good, large bales, $125-$150; fair, $100. BMR Sudan, good, $160-$200, regular sudan, good, $145.

North central/northeast: Dairy and grinding alfalfa, prairie hay and brome steady. Movement slow to moderate. Horse alfalfa, $300, some $10-$12/small squares; supreme dairy, $240-$265, clippings up to, $300; premium, $230-$250; utility/fair grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, $200-$220, some $230 delivered, alfalfa ground on truck, $225, ground and delivered, $240-$270. Good bluestem grass hay, small squares, $6.50/bale, an instance $10/bale, $120-$160, medium squares, $130-$150, a little $165, large rounds, $50/bale, $110-$150. Brome, good, small squares, $7/bale, an instance $10/bale, $110-$150, an instance $180, medium squares, $120-$160, an instance, $180, large rounds, $50/bale, $110-$150. Grass mulch, large rounds, $60, CWF, large rounds, $100. Straw, small squares $3.50/bale or $4.50/bale delivered, large bales $60-$65 or $70-$80 delivered. Soybean hay, good, in large bales, $130-$170. Sudan, good, large bales, $150.

Source: Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, Kan.

Date: 1/7/2013



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