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In Nebraska, and the East River area of South Dakota, alfalfa hay, grass hay, ground/delivered hay and dehydrated pellets sold steady on a light test, according to the USDA Market News Service, April 26. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast—Premium alfalfa, in large rounds, $250-$275; good, large squares, $225-$230. Good grass hay, large rounds, $210-$235. Cornstalks, rounds, $90-$100. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $360.

Platte Valley—Premium alfalfa, small squares, $350-$365; good, large rounds, $225-$230. Corn stalks, large rounds, $90-$100. Alfalfa ground and delivered, $250-$260; blended alfalfa 50/50 blend by weight, $200-$230. 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, large rounds, $290 delivered 100 miles, large squares, $300, small squares, $10/bale; good, large rounds, $280; fair, large rounds, $250. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 16% $305, 15% $295. Alfalfa meal, 17% $308. Fair grass, large rounds, $220. Utility, large rounds, $190. Good alfalfa grass mix fair/good grass, large rounds, $275 delivered short haul. Cattails, large rounds, $135. Cornstalks, no reported sales. Wheat straw, large rounds, $120; small squares, $4/bale.

In Iowa, no test on the market this week due to contacts are out of hay. However, some hay is still moving through area hay auctions. Probably won’t be any more prices until the first cutting of new crop hay.

South central north central—Alfalfa, none reported.

Rock Valley—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $275-$355, large rounds, $270-$310, good, large squares, $220. Supreme grass, small squares, $270-$300, large rounds, $270-$340; premium, large rounds, $230-$260; good, large rounds, $200-$220; fair, large rounds, $135. Utility, large rounds, $80. Supreme mixed hay, large rounds, $280-$300; premium, large rounds, $225-$240; good, large rounds, $220; fair, large rounds, $135. Cornstalks, large rounds, $85-$100, large rounds, $50/each. Wheat straw, large squares, $170, large rounds, $50, small squares, $3.75/each.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay sold steady.

Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $275-$325, large squares, $290-$335; good, large squares, $230. Premium grass, large rounds, $295-$355, small squares, $300; good, large rounds, $255-$270; fair, large rounds, $185-$225. Utility, large rounds, $105. Premium mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds, $275-$330. Wheat straw, large rounds, $51-$70/bale, large squares, $41/bale. Oat straw, large rounds, $76-$79/bale. Cornstalks, large rounds, $51-$66/bale.

In Montana, No reported trade again this week. Supplies of available hay for sales basically exhausted. Hay continues to come across the border from Canada where supply is more plentiful.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, all classes are trading steady. Supply remains light on all classes with the majority of the remaining inventory consisting of third and fourth cutting hay with most producers being sold out.

Eastern Wyoming—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $251-$255; premium, large squares, $244-$251; good, $235-$246. Good/fair alfalfa grass, large rounds, $260. 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 rounds, $210. Ground and delivered, $220. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western South Dakota—CRP fair 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, $285; 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. 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 is light, demand is light 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.

In Oklahoma, all hay movement light to moderate. Demand is light to moderate.

Central—Alfalfa market lightly tested, too few sales to trend. Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $225-$245, small squares horse hay, $9-$12/bale; good, squares and rounds, $190-$225. Utility/fair, $160-$175. Grass hay prices steady. Fair/good mixed grass hay, round bales 4 x 5, $40-$70/bale.

Eastern—Supreme alfalfa hay, few loads delivered, $250. 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, $8-$9/bale.

Western—Alfalfa hay last reported prices. Fair alfalfa, including grassy alfalfa, $190-$200. Utility, $175-$190. Grass hay prices steady. Fair/good prairie hay, 5 x 6 bales, $50-$70/bale. Corn stalks, delivered in panhandle area, $60-$70.

In Texas, hay prices generally steady. Trade continues fairly slow with limited buyer demand as most trade activity centers around negotiating new-crop price levels.

Panhandle High Plains—Good/premium alfalfa, small squares, delivered, $9-$10/bale, large bales, FOB $250-$270, large bales, delivered, $260-$280; premium/supreme, small bales, FOB, $8-$12/bale, large bales FOB, limited test, $270-$290; fair/good, large bales delivered, $225-$260. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $250-$260; south, $250-$265, calf hay, $278. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, $175-$185, small bales, FOB, $7.50-$8/bale. Wheat straw, large bales, delivered, $103. Coastal bermuda hay, large bales, delivered, $210. Prairie hay, large bales, delivered, $200-$225. Triticale hay, large bales, delivered, $175. Oat hay, large rounds, FOB, $170. Cotton hay, large bales, delivered, $105. Cottonseed hulls, delivered, $145. Cotton burrs, delivered, $90-$100.99. CRP hay, large rounds, delivered, $180. Hay grazer, large bales, delivered, $160-$170.

Far west Texas Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $280-$390, large squares, FOB $240-$245, medium squares, $170. Premium/supreme, few new crop contracts FOB, $240-$245, large squares, delivered, new crop, $265-$275.

North, central, east—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares delivered, limited test, $8-$12/bale, large squares, delivered, $280-$300; good/premium, large squares, delivered, $260-$280. Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB, $50-$90; fair/good, small squares, FOB, $5-$6/bale; good, large rounds, $40-$50/roll; fair, $40/roll. Good/premium, large rounds, FOB, $50-$90; good $40-$50/roll; fair, $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.

Date: 5/6/2013



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