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In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all hay forages sold steady to weak on a very light test. Demand was light. Sales on dehydrated pellets slow, according to the USDA Market News Service, Aug. 23. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast—Good/premium, large squares, dairy, $240-$250; good, large rounds, $150; fair, large squares, $210. Good grass, large rounds, $150-$170, large squares, $180. Cornstalks, large rounds, $65-$75. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein pellets, $335-$340; meal, $340.

Platte Valley—Good alfalfa, large rounds, $150-$175. Good grass, large rounds, $150-$170; alfalfa, ground and delivered, $240. Corn stalks, ground and delivered, $120-$140. Corn stalk bales, $65-$80. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $330; alfalfa meal, $336-$337.

East River area of South Dakota—Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $280, large squares delivered to Wis., $300; good, large squares, delivered to northwest Iowa, $220; fair, large squares, $220. Utility/fair, large rounds, $140. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% $265, 17%, $275; Alfalfa meal, 17% $278. Premium grass, large rounds, $150; good, large rounds, $130. Straw, large squares, $110 new crop.

In Iowa, alfalfa sold steady on a light test. Buyer inquiry mostly light.

South central/north central—Good alfalfa, large squares, $240-$260. Good alfalfa grass mix, small squares, $250-$280. Good brome, large squares, $150. Straw, large squares, $135.

Rock Valley—Good alfalfa, large squares, $172.50-$185, large rounds, $165-$190; fair, large squares, $140-$150, large rounds, $127.50-$130. Good grass, large rounds, $175; fair, large squares, $122.50-$127.50, large rounds, $122.50-$157.50. Utility, large rounds, $105-$120. Fair mixed hay, large squares, $135, large rounds, $130-$140. Utility, large rounds, $107.50-$117.50. Fair oat hay, large rounds, $125. Straw, large squares, $122.50-$130, large rounds, $125. Cornstalks, large rounds, $90-$100, small squares, 100/bales $4/each.

In Minnesota, all classes steady.

Premium alfalfa, large squares, $230, small squares, $195-$225; good, large rounds, $155-$175. Good alfalfa grass mix, large rounds, $165; fair, large rounds, $110-$125. Good grass, large rounds, $155-$165; fair, large rounds, $105-$125, small squares, $115-$120; utility, large rounds, $75-$95. Oat hay, large squares, $105, large rounds, $100. Oat straw, large rounds, $38/bale, small squares, $3.35-$3,40.

In Montana, all classes of hay remain steady. More sales reported this week, interest very good but there still remains a lot of hay to sell.

Premium alfalfa, small squares, horse hay, $240; supreme, large squares, $180; good, large squares, $160, large rounds, $150; fair/good, large rounds, eastern, $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. Barley pea hay, large squares, 155 RFV, $140. Straw, no reported sales.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, a limited comparable hay sales this week, however a lower undertone was noted on all classes. Demand continues to be very light on slow trade.

Eastern Wyoming—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $215; good, $200-$210, rounds, $190; Premium wheat hay, large squares, $150. Wheat straw, large squares, $90-$100. No reported quote for other classes of hay.

Central/western Wyoming—Good/premium alfalfa, large squares, $175-$180; good, $150. Good/premium grass alfalfa mix, small squares, $195. Fair grass, large squares, $100. Premium oat hay, large squares, $150. Good wheat straw, large squares, $80. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western Nebraska—Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230-$235; good alfalfa, large squares, $200. Ground and delivered, $220. Good grass-alfalfa mix, large squares, $195. Premium wheat hay, large squares, $150. Wheat straw, large squares, $115-$120. Barley straw, large squares, $65. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western South Dakota—No established.

In Colorado, hay prices are weak, on very light buyer demand.

Northeast—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $230-$240; good, large squares, $215-$220, $225-$235 delivered; fair, large squares, $200-$210. Premium grass, small squares, $300-$350, large squares, $350. Premium grass alfalfa mix, small squares, $250-$275. Good oats, large squares, $150. Straw, large squares, $90-$100, $115-$125 delivered. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southeast—Premium alfalfa, small squares, $250. 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, $220; fair, $210. 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, $275-$300; fair/good, large squares, $200-$215. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

In Missouri, hay supplies is heavy, demand is light and prices steady.

Supreme alfalfa, RFV 185 $250-$300; premium, RFV 170-$180, $200-$275; good, 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. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$5/bale.

In Oklahoma, the hay trade is very slow. Demand mostly light to moderate.

Central—Premium alfalfa loaded on truck at edge of field, $200-$220; good/premium, at edge of field, $180-$200; fair/good alfalfa including grassy alfalfa, $150-$160/ton, some with substantial rain damage, $140-$160. Few loads horse hay, moving locally, $350-$400, in small squares. Bermuda grass hay, 4 x 5 bales, $40-$60/bale, 5 x 6 bales, $50-$60/bale. Prairie hay, $35-$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—Premium alfalfa edge of field, $200-$220. Fair/good grassy alfalfa, $170-$190. Rain damaged, $140-$160. Good rye and mixed grass hay offered, $35-$50/bale, instances, $30/bale in 4 x 5 bales; 5 x 6 bales $55-$65/bale, small squares mixed grass, $4-$7/bale.

Western—Premium Alfalfa, edge of field, $200-$225. Fair/good alfalfa, $160-$190. Good wheat hay, $45-$60/bale, Good oat hay, 60/bale in 5 x 6 bales. Good straw hay, $65-$75. few loads millet hay, $90/ton loaded on truck. Few corn stalks $60/ton short haul delivery.

In Texas, trade and demand on hay slow to moderate as summer continues.

Panhandle/High Plains—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small bales, delivered, $9.50-$12.50/bale, large bales, delivered, $260-$290, small bales, FOB, $8-$11/bale, large bales, FOB, $250-$260; good/premium alfalfa, large bales, delivered, $260-$290, large bales, FOB, $250-$260; good, small bales delivered, $8-$10/bale; fair/good, large bales, delivered, $220-$250, rained on, $190-$220. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $230-$250; south, $230-$250, calf hay, $260-$270. Alfalfa/wheat/grass blends, $220. Prairie hay, large bales, delivered, $230. Coastal bermuda hay, delivered, $10.50/bale, large bales, delivered, $100/bale. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, $175-$185. Wheat hay ground and delivered, $175.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $270-$395, large squares, FOB, $250-$280.

North/central/east—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small bales, delivered, $13-$14/bale, large squares, delivered, $275-$310; good/premium, large squares, delivered, $250-$275; good, small squares, FOB delivered $7/bale. Good/premium coastal bermuda, FOB small squares, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB, $60-$85; fair/good, small squares, FOB, $5-$6/bale; good, large rounds, $40-$60/roll.

South—Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB and delivered locally, $100-$160; fair/good, small squares, FOB $165-$230.

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

East—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $265-$275 delivered from out of region. Feedlot hay ground and delivered, $260-$265/ton. Premium/supreme, small bales, $10/bale. Wheat hay, large squares, $165/ton.

Southeast—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $225-$230, small bales, $275-$285; good/fair, $180-$210 delivered to dairy.

South/southwest—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $210-$230, small bales, $280-$300; good/fair, $160-180; Utility, $120-$140. Sudan, large squares, $150 delivered to dairies.

North central—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large square bales, $220-$230, small bales, $8-$10/bale; $270-$285/ton; good/fair, large squares, $180-$200. Most hay being stacked for later sale.

Date: 9/02/2013



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