0903_KShaymarketMR_ko.cfm Hay trade slow to moderate
Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal



Farm Survey


AgriMartin
Journal Getaways
Reader Comment:
by ohio bo

"An excellent essay on fairs that brought back many memories for me. In my part"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.




Hay trade slow to moderate

Advertisement

In Kansas, the hay trade is slow to moderate. Demand light to moderate for dairy and grinding alfalfa, for stock cow hay, grass hay and alfalfa pellets, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Sept. 3. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Southwest: Dairy alfalfa steady, grinding alfalfa steady to $10 lower. Movement slow. Alfalfa, horse, small squares, $350. Supreme dairy alfalfa, $265-$280, a little $250-$255 shipped in; premium, $240-$265, some large rounds, $235-$250 shipped in; good, $220-$235, some large rounds, $220-$230 shipped in; heifer or bunk hay, $230-$240. Fair/good grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, delivered in, $170-$210, mostly $190, less for damaged or weedy alfalfa. Ground and delivered locally to feedlots and dairies, $235-$255 a little contracted $215-$220. For the week ending Aug. 31, 6,123 tons of grinding alfalfa and 1,550 tons of dairy alfalfa were delivered. Oat hay, good, $150. Wheat hay, good, $115. Straw, good, large bales, $60-$70, $85-$105 delivered. Corn stalks, $53-$65, or $70-$85 delivered, ground and delivered $85-$100.

South central: Dairy/grinding alfalfa steady, alfalfa pellets steady to $5 lower Movement slow. Premium/supreme dairy alfalfa, $240-$260; fair/good grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, $170-$200, mostly $180-$190. Utility/fair, $160-$175, Utility, $150-$160. Ground and delivered locally to feedlots, $205-$235. For the week ending Aug. 31, 3,601 tons of grinding alfalfa and 1,615 tons of dairy alfalfa were delivered. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein, $255-$260; 17% protein, $275-$280; Dehydrated 17% $350. Good straw, large bales, $55-$70. Hi-density bales, $65-$75. Corn stalks, $55-$70. Grass hay, good, $120. Good oat hay, $150.

Southeast: Alfalfa, brome and prairie hay steady, to soft. Movement moderate. Horse or goat alfalfa, medium squares, $250-$300. Supreme dairy, $300. Bluestem, good, small squares, $135-$170, medium and large squares, $130-$150, mostly $135, large rounds, $75-$100. Brome, good, small squares, $140-$165, medium and large squares, $130-$150, large rounds, $90-$115. Grass mulch CWF, large rounds, $60-$70. Oat hay, good, $115. Triticale hay, good, $100. Straw, large bales, $55-$60.

Northwest: Alfalfa steady, movement slow. Horse alfalfa, small squares, $300, medium squares, $250; premium dairy, $250. Fair/good grinding alfalfa at the edge of the field, $190-$240. Ground and delivered to feedlots and dairies, $250-$270. Corn stalks, $55-$70.

North central/northeast: Dairy alfalfa steady, grinding alfalfa, prairie hay and brome steady. Movement slow to moderate. Horse alfalfa, $300, some $9/small square bale; dairy, some 1.48-$156/point RFV, supreme $265-$270; premium, $240-$260; Utility/fair grinding alfalfa, edge of the field, $160-$200, Utility, $150-$170; ground and delivered, $230-$250. Good bluestem grass hay, small squares, $6.50-$7/bale, $130-$160, medium squares, $130-$150, large rounds, $50/bale, $75-$100/ton. Brome, good, small squares, $6-$8/bale, $130-$160/ton, medium squares, $130-$150, large rounds, $50/bale, $90-$115, after seed $90-$95; Grass mulch, large rounds, $60. Straw, good small squares $3.50 or $4.25/bale delivered, large bales $55-$65/ton or $70-$85 delivered.

Source: Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, Kan.

Date: 9/09/2013



Google
 
Web hpj.com

Copyright 1995-2014.  High Plains Publishers, Inc.  All rights reserved.  Any republishing of these pages, including electronic reproduction of the editorial archives or classified advertising, is strictly prohibited. If you have questions or comments you can reach us at
High Plains Journal 1500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., P.O. Box 760, Dodge City, KS 67801 or call 1-800-452-7171. Email: webmaster@hpj.com

 

Archives Search



Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives