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Most hay classes selling steady

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, alfalfa hay, grass hay and ground alfalfa steady. Dehydrated pellets steady. Demand was moderate, according the USDA Market News Service, March 8. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $290-$300; premium, large rounds, $250; good, large rounds, $200-$230. Good grass hay, large rounds, $200-$225. Cornstalks, rounds, $80-$95. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $340-$350; alfalfa meal, $345-$350.

Platte Valley: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $300; premium, small squares, $350-$365; good, large rounds, $225-$230. Good grass hay, large rounds, $200-$230; fair, large rounds, $175-$190. Corn stalks, large rounds, $85-$90. Alfalfa ground and delivered, $250-$275; 50/50 blend by weight alfalfa/bean stubble or alfalfa/corn ground and delivered, $200-$230. Corn stalks, ground and delivered, $130-$140. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $325-$330; alfalfa meal, $336-$337.

East River area of South Dakota: Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $280; good, large rounds delivered, short haul, $285; fair, large rounds, $250. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 16% $305, 15% $295. Alfalfa meal, 17% $308. Good grass, large rounds, $200. Alfalfa-grass mix, large rounds, delivered, short haul, $275. Cornstalks, large rounds, $80, delivered short hay, $85, short haul, $110. Wheat straw, large squares, $120.

In Iowa, all reported forage sold steady. Demand was moderate to good.

South central/north central: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $285-$300; good, large squares, $225-$250. Alfalfa mix hay, large squares, $285; good, large rounds, $250. Good grass hay, large squares, $210, large rounds, $240 delivered. Corn stalks, large squares, $100. Straw, large squares, $155, small squares, $155.

Rock Valley: Supreme alfalfa, small squares, $280; premium, large squares, $245-$275, large rounds, $235-$270; good, large rounds, $215. Supreme gras, small squares, $300; premium, large rounds, $230; good, large squares, $190, large rounds, $175-$215; fair, large rounds, $150-$155. Utility, large rounds, $110. Premium mixed hay, large rounds, $230-$260; good, large rounds, $175-$255. Cornstalks, large rounds, $75-$90. Wheat straw, large squares, $80, large rounds, $140.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay sold steady.

Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $265-$290; good, large rounds, $220-$230, small squares, $155; fair, large rounds, $160. Premium grass, large rounds, $190-$230, small squares, $225-$235; good, large rounds, $170-$185; fair, large rounds, $140-$155. Utility, large rounds, $50. Premium mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds, $270-$285, small squares, $215. Wheat straw, small squares, $3.60-$3.55/bale. Oat straw, large rounds, $55/bale, small squares, $3.30/bale. Cornstalks, large rounds, $44-$47/bale.

In Montana, very little trade to report. Hay is extremely limited across the state. Demand good for all types and qualities of hay.

Alfalfa, no reported sales. Premium timothy grass, small squares, $240. Straw barley, large squares, $70. Wheat straw, large squares, $60.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, all classes are trading steady. Movement remains limited as supplies are light on all classes with the majority of the remaining supplies consisting of third and fourth cutting hay with many producers being sold out.

Eastern Wyoming: Premium/good alfalfa, large squares, $253-$266; fair, large squares, $250-$251. Good/fair alfalfa grass, large rounds, $260. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $345 delivered wholesale. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Central/western Wyoming: Good grass hay, large rounds, $150. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western Nebraska: Alfalfa, ground and delivered, $220. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western South Dakota: No trades were reported.

In Colorado, hay prices are steady. Hay movement remains slow as buyers are continuing to purchase hay on an as needed basis.

Northeast: Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$275, $280-$300 delivered; good/premium, large squares, $225-$250; fair, ground and delivered, $250. Premium grass, small squares, $350-$450. Cane hay, large rounds, $165-$190. Corn stalks, large rounds, $85-$100, $110-$125 delivered. 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. Further processed supreme, large squares, $300; good/premium, large squares, $275; 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. Oat alfalfa mix, large squares, $200. 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 was light, demand light to moderate and prices are steady.

Premium alfalfa, RFV 170-185 $225-$300; good, RFV 150-170, $195-$255; fair RFV 130-150, $125-$180. Good mixed grass hay, $100-$190; fair/good mixed grass hay, $100-$145; fair mixed grass hay, large rounds, $55-$75/bale. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$5/bale. Corn stalks stover $60-$100/ton, large rounds $25-$40.

In Oklahoma, alfalfa movement very light. Grass hay movement light to moderate. Alfalfa demand light and bids are lower. Grass hay demand has decreased from last week's brief spike.

Central: Alfalfa prices steady to weak. Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $245-$275; good, squares and rounds, $190-$225. Few loads fair/good, delivered, $250. Utility/fair, $160-$175. Grass hay prices steady. Fair/good mixed grass hay, round bales 4 x 5, $40-$70/bale; good, 5 x 6 bales, $60-$80/bale, horse quality, $70-$100/bale. Good mixed grass hay, $90-$110/ton. Good bermuda by the ton, $120-$140. Good wheat and wheat rye mix, large rounds, $50-$70/bale.

Eastern: Alfalfa prices large untested, latest sales steady. Fair alfalfa, $210-$220, small squares, horse quality, $12-$20/bale. Grass hay prices steady. Fair/good mixed grass hay 4 x 5 bales, $40-$60/bale; 5 x 6 bales, $50-$70. Bermuda grass, small squares, $7-$9/bale.

Western: Alfalfa hay prices steady. Premium alfalfa, delivered, $275; fair, including grassy alfalfa, $200-$225. Utility, $175-$200. Grass hay prices steady. Mixed grass, 4 x 5 bales, $40-$60/bale; fair/good Bermuda 5 x 6, $60-$80/bale. Fair/good prairie hay, 5 x 6 bales, $50-$70/bale. Good wheat hay 4 x 5 $50-$60/bale. Bermuda, small square horse quality $13-$18/bale.

In Texas, hay prices mostly steady to weak. Trade activity continues slow on light to moderate demand.

Panhandle/High Plains: Good/premium alfalfa, small squares, delivered, $9-$10/bale, large bales, FOB $250-$270, large bales, delivered, $250-$275; premium/supreme, large bales, FOB, $270-$290, large bales, delivered, $275-$315; fair/good, large bales delivered, $225-$250. Alfalfa-grass, large bales delivered, $200-$210. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $240-$260; south, $250-$270, calf hay, $270-$280. Coastal bermuda, large bales, delivered, $90-$105/bale. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, $165-$190. Sorghum/Sudan hay grazer, large bales delivered, $170. Sorghum stovers, large bales, $105-$115. Corn stovers, large bales, delivered, $95. Peanut hay, large bales, delivered, $160-$165. Cotton burrs, ground and delivered, $100-$115. Cotton seed hulls, delivered, $140-145.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos: Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $285-$390, large squares, FOB $230-$240, some large bales, $200. Premium/supreme, few new crop contracts FOB, $235.

North/central/east: Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares delivered, limited test, $8-$12/bale, large squares, delivered, $300-$330; good/premium, large squares, $275-$300. Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB, $60-$90/roll; fair/good, small squares, FOB $5-$7/bale; good, large rounds FOB, $50-$60/roll; fair, large rounds FOB, $45-$50.

South: Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB and delivered locally, $120-$160; fair/good, small squares, FOB $165-$230; good, large rounds FOB, $50-$60/roll.

Date: 3/18/2013



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