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In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, Alfalfa and grass hay steady on a very light test. Dehydrated pellets in Eastern Nebraska steady, Platte Valley steady to $5 higher. Ground and delivered alfalfa steady. Demand was light, according to the USDA Market News Service, Sept. 20. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast—Good grass, large rounds, $125-$140, small squares prairie hay, $200. Wheat/oat mix, large rounds, $95. Cornstalks, large rounds, $65-$80. Straw, large rounds, $60. Ground and delivered alfalfa, $180. Cornstalks, ground and delivered, $110-$120. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein pellets, $325-$340; meal, $330-$340.

Platte Valley—Good alfalfa, large rounds, $130-$150. Ground and delivered alfalfa, $180. Fair grass, large rounds, $110. Corn stalk bales, $65-$80. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $330-$340; alfalfa meal, $337-$341.

East River area of South Dakota—Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $280, large squares delivered to WI, $300; good, large rounds, $220-$250; fair/good, large rounds delivered short haul, $205; utility/fair, large rounds, $130; utility, large squares, rain damaged, $100. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% $265, 17%, $275; Alfalfa meal, 17% $278. Good grass, large squares, $180; fair/good, large rounds, $130; utility, large rounds, $115. Cattails, large rounds, 70. Straw, large rounds, $110, delivered to NW IA, small squares, $4/bale.

In Iowa, the bulk of the FOB alfalfa in large squares sold $20-$40/ton lower. Small squares sold steady on a light. Large area of the state in bone-dry but demand still remains light for most hay products.

South central/north central—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $325 delivered; good, large squares, $225-$240; fair, large squares, $150. Good alfalfa grass mix, small squares, $250-$280. Straw, large squares, $135 delivered, small squares, $155 delivered.

Rock Valley—Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $210; good large squares, $160-$162.50, large rounds, $160-$180; fair, large squares, $125; utility, large squares, $87.50. Good grass, large squares, $130-$135, large rounds, $120-$140; fair, large squares, $110, large rounds, $105-$117.50; utility, large rounds, $90-$95. Good grass alfalfa mix, large squares, $125-$140. Straw, large squares, $77.50-$102.50, large rounds, $72.50-$95. Cornstalks, large rounds, $75-$87.50.

In Minnesota, all classes steady.

Good alfalfa, large rounds, $195, large squares, $185, small squares, $180; fair, large rounds, $165-$175; utility, large rounds, $125-$155. Premium alfalfa grass mix, small squares, $205; good, large rounds, $150-$165. Premium grass, small squares, $175, large rounds, $160; good, large rounds, $145; fair, large rounds, $110-$130, large squares, $125, small squares, $140.; utility, large rounds, $80-$105. Straw, small squares, $3.05-$3.20/bale, large rounds, $55/bale.

In Montana, all classes of hay remain steady. Demand was very good for high RFV testing dairy quality hay, more moderate for lower qualities.

Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $190, small squares horse hay, $240-$250; good, large squares, $150-$160, small squares, $180; fair/good, 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 straw, large squares, $60. Wheat straw, large squares, $45.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, all classes traded steady. Demand is beginning to increase throughout the region.

Eastern Wyoming—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $180; good, $195-$200 delivered. Good wheat straw, large squares, $80-$90. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Central/western Wyoming—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $200; good, $165. Fair grass alfalfa mix, small squares, $165 delivered; premium, small squares, $195. Fair grass, large squares, $150. Premium oat hay, large squares, $152. Wheat straw, large squares, $70. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western Nebraska—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $220; fair, large rounds, $180. Ground and delivered, $220. Wheat straw, large squares, $100-$125. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western South Dakota—Good alfalfa, large squares, $140, large rounds, $140-$150; fair, large rounds, $120-$130. Wheat hay, large rounds, $85. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

In Colorado, hay prices are weak. The rain and flooding has slowed the hay trade, as many producers cannot access their fields or haystacks due to standing water, mud, and road closures

Northeast—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $230-$240, small squares, $250-$275; good, large squares, $215-$220, $225-$235 delivered; fair, large squares, $175-$185, $200-$210 delivered. Premium grass, small squares, $300-$350, large squares, $300-$350. Premium grass alfalfa mix, small squares, $250-$265. Good oats, large squares, $150. Good corn stalks, large rounds, $95-$100. Good millet hay, large squares, $175. 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 oat hay, large squares, $180-$200. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $250-$260; premium, small squares, $250-$300. Good oat hay, large squares, $190. 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 supply is heavy, demand is light and prices are steady.

Supreme alfalfa, RFV 185 $225-$300; premium, RFV 170-$180, $200-$275; good, RFV 150-170 $160-$225; fair, RFV 130-150, $100-$170. Good mixed grass hay, $90-$160; fair/good mixed grass hay, $70-$100; fair mixed grass hay, large rounds, $30-$45/bale. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$5/bale.

In Oklahoma, trade very slow for all offerings. Movement light to very light with most movement small lots moving locally. A few out of state sales of both grass and alfalfa reported early but at a standstill late. Demand was light.

Central—Premium alfalfa loaded on truck at edge of field, $200-$230; few loads supreme, loaded on truck, $240-$250; good/premium, at edge of field, $160-$180; fair/good alfalfa including grassy alfalfa, $140-$165/ton. Bermuda grass hay, 4 x 5 bales, $35-$50/bale, 5 x 6 bales, $45-$60/bale. Prairie hay, $25-$45/bale 4 x 5 bales. Good mixed grass, small squares, $3-$5/bale in the field.

Eastern—Fair/good grassy alfalfa, $150-$180. Supreme horse hay, small squares, $350-$400/ton. Good mixed grass hay 4 x 5 bales $25-$45; 5 x 6 bales $40-$50/bale, small squares mixed grass, $3-$6/bale.

Western—Premium alfalfa, edge of field, $200-$230; fair/good alfalfa, $140-$165. Good wheat hay, $40-$45/bale, Good oat hay, $60/bale in 5 x 6 bales. Good straw hay, $60-$70. few loads good millet hay, $90/ton loaded on truck.

In Texas, hay prices remain mostly steady on light to moderate trade activity and demand.

Panhandle/High Plains—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small bales, delivered, $9.50-$12/bale, large bales, delivered, $260-$285, small bales, FOB, $7.50-$11/bale, large bales, FOB, $250-$255; good/premium alfalfa, large bales, delivered, $260-$285; good, small bales delivered, $8-$10/bale; fair/good, large bales, delivered, $220-$250. Ground and delivered to feedlots, north, $230-$240; south, $230-$245, calf hay, $260-$275. Alfalfa grass brown blends, $220. Coastal bermuda hay, large bales, delivered, $180-$200/bale, small bales delivered, $10.50/bale. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, beardless, $165-$170, bearded, $135-$165. Sorghum hay, large rounds, FOB, $100-$120. Prairie hay, delivered, $180-$195.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $270-$395, large squares, FOB, $240-$280.

North/central/east—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small bales, delivered, $13-$14/bale; FOB, $10-$11, large squares, delivered, $275-$300; 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, $50-$80; fair/good, small squares, FOB, $5-$6/bale; good, large rounds, FOB $40-$50/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, dairy quality alfalfa hay prices firm to $20/ton higher. Rained on hay steady. Trade and demand was moderate.

East—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $275-$285 delivered from out of region. Feedlot hay ground and delivered, $260-$265/ton. Premium/supreme, small bales, $10/bale. Wheat hay, large squares, $160/ton.

Southeast—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $240-$250, small bales, $275-$300; good/fair, $180-$210 delivered to dairy.

South/southwest—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $230-$250, small bales, $280-$300; good/fair, large squares, $150-180; Utility, $120-$140. Sudan, large squares, $150 delivered to dairies. Silage, $54/ton @ 67% moisture.

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: 9/30/2013



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