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In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, alfalfa, grass hay, ground delivered hay and dehydrated pellets steady, according to the USDA Market News Service, May 31. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $290; premium, small squares, $400, large rounds, $250-275; good, large rounds, $200-$240. Good grass, large rounds, $200-$235. Cornstalks, large rounds, $85-$100. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein pellets and meal, $340-$360; meal, $345-$360.

Platte Valley—Premium alfalfa, small squares, $350-$365, large rounds, $265; good, large rounds, $220-$230. Corn stalks, large rounds, $90-$100. Alfalfa ground and delivered, $250-$260. Corn stalks, ground and delivered, $130-$140. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $330; alfalfa meal, $336-$337.

East River area of South Dakota—Premium alfalfa, delivered short haul $285; fair, large rounds, $225-$235. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 16% $305, 15% $295. Alfalfa meal, 17% $308. Grass, no sales. Cornstalks, large rounds, $80 delivered. Wheat straw, large rounds, delivered short haul $115, small squares, delivered, short haul, $4.90/bale.

In Iowa, no test on the market this week due to contacts are out of hay.

South central/north central—Alfalfa, none reported.

Rock Valley—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $285, large rounds, $275-$340; premium, large squares, $235-$240; good, large rounds, $220. Supreme grass, small squares, $365, large squares, $270-$300; premium, large rounds, $230-$260; good, large rounds, $170-$210; fair, large rounds, $155. Utility, large squares, $90, large rounds, $135. Premium mixed hay, large rounds, $270, large rounds, $250-$265. Cornstalks, large rounds, $75-$112.50. Straw, large squares, $80, large rounds, $110.

In Minnesota, all classes are trading steady.

Premium alfalfa, large squares, $280, large rounds, $240-$270; fair, large rounds, $220-$235. Premium grass, large rounds, $265-$270; good, large rounds, $225-$250; fair, large rounds, $200-$205. Premium mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds, $250-$275.

In Montana, no trade to report, available supplies of old crop hay are non-existent.

No reported sales of alfalfa, grass or straw.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, all classes are trading steady. Supply remains very light on all classes with many producers being sold out.

Eastern Wyoming—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $251-$255; premium, large squares, $244-$251, small squares, $283; good, large squares, $235-$246. Native grass, large rounds, $210 delivered. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $345 delivered wholesale. No reported quote for other classes of hay.

Central/western Wyoming—Fair/good alfalfa, large squares, $180-$200. Good grass hay, large rounds, $150. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western Nebraska—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $255; good, large squares, $220. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western South Dakota—Fair CRP grass hay, large rounds, $150.

In Colorado, hay prices are steady on very limited movement.

Northeast—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$275, $280-$300 delivered; good/premium, large squares, $225-$250; premium, ground and delivered, $275-$285; fair, ground and delivered, $250. Premium grass, small squares, $350-$450. Corn stalks, large rounds, $85-$100, $110-$125 delivered. CRP hay, large squares, $120-$140. Straw, large squares, $100. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southeast—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $225-$250; good/premium, large squares, $220-$225; fair/good, large squares, $200-$210. Premium, small squares, $275-$300. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230-$240, small squares, $250-$270; good/premium, large squares, $200-$225. Oat hay, large squares, $180-$190. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230-$245; premium, large squares, $200-$225, small squares, $275-$300. Premium grass, small squares, $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, the hay supply is light, demand is moderate, and prices are steady.

Supreme alfalfa, RFV 185 $250-$350; premium alfalfa, RFV 170-$180, $200-$275; good alfalfa, RFV 150-170 $160-$225; fair, RFV 130-150, $125-$170. Good mixed grass hay, $100-$140; fair/good mixed grass hay, $75-$125; fair mixed grass hay, large rounds, $40-$60/bale. Wheat hay, $80-$100. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$5/bale.

In Oklahoma, hay movement remained very light in most areas due to wet weather delaying haying activities. Most movement confirmed in western counties that received little if any rainfall. Demand remains light to moderate.

Central—Alfalfa, few loads untested hay moving to dairies, $200-$215/ton. Few loads premium sold locally, $230-$235; fair/good quality alfalfa with light to moderate rain damage, $150-$180. Grass hay, few sales new crop good quality wheat hay $45-$60/bale in 4 x 5 or 5 x 5 bales. Same hay $90-$105/ton. New crop rye hay 4 x 5 bales $45-$60/bale.

Eastern Oklahoma—Alfalfa, last reported sales, fair/good grassy alfalfa, $150-$180; small squares new crop horse hay, $9-$10/bale. Grass hay, good rye and winter mix hay offered, $45-$60/bale in 4 x 5 and 5 x 5 bales, $55-$70/bale, small square, mostly $5-$7/bale.

Western Oklahoma—New crop alfalfa, $200-$210; fair quality, $150-$170. Good hay, good wheat hay, $45-$65/bale,. Good wheat hay mostly

$90-$100/ton. Corn stalks delivered in panhandle area $60-$70/ton.

In Texas, hay prices very little changed this week under moderate trade and demand.

Panhandle/High Plains—Good/premium alfalfa, small squares, delivered, $9-$11/bale, large bales delivered, new crop, $265-$280; premium/supreme, new crop, large bales, delivered, $280-$300, small bales, FOB, $10-$11/bale, large bales, FOB, $270-$280; fair/good, new crop, large bales delivered, $220-$260. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $255-$265; south, $250-$265, calf hay, $270-$285; fair, $230-$250. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, $135-$175; FOB; $120-$145. Coastal bermuda hay, large bales, delivered, $200, good/premium, small bales, delivered $10.50/bale.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB new crop, $280-$330, large squares, FOB new crop, $240-$245, medium squares, $270; good, $200.

North/central/east—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares delivered, limited test, $10-$12.50/bale, large squares, delivered, $270-$300; good/premium, new crop, large squares, delivered, $250-$270; fair, $225. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered $140-$165. FOB $100-$110. Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB, $60-$80; good, large rounds, FOB $50-$60/roll; fair/good, small square, FOB, $5-$7/bale; fair, large rounds, FOB $40/roll.

South—Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB and delivered locally, $120-$180; fair/good, small squares, FOB $165-$230; good, large rounds, FOB, $50-$60/roll.

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

East—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $275-$285 delivered from out of state. Feedlot hay ground and delivered, $265-$275/ton. Premium/supreme, small bales, $10/bale. Wheat hay, large squares, $145-$175/ton.

Southeast—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $245-$250 delivered to dairy, small bales, $275-$300/ton.

South/southwest—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $230-$250/ton delivered to dairies, small bales, $280-$300/ton.

North central—Baled alfalfa, large square bales, no quote. Premium/supreme, small bales, $10/bale.

Date: 6/10/2013



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