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Hay trade mostly steady

In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, dairy quality alfalfa in large square bales sold mostly steady to $10 higher. All other alfalfa and grass hay sold steady on a very light test. Dehydrated pellets sold steady to $10 lower in the eastern part of the state and steady in the Platte Valley, according to the USDA Market News Service, July 25. Prices given on per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $220-$245; good, large squares, $180-$200. Premium grass, large squares, $160; good, largr squares, $110-$135, small squares, $170, large rounds, $100. Dehydrated alfalfa, 17 percent protein pellets, $300-$315; meal, $305-$315.

Platte Valley—Fair/good alfalfa, large rounds, $100. Ground and delivered alfalfa, $145, blended alfalfa product $120-$135. Ground and delivered corn stalks, $90-$115. Dehydrated alfalfa, 17 percent protein pellets, $285; meal $292.

East River area of South Dakota—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $190-$225, $190-$221 delivered; good, large rounds, $150; fair, large squares, $140, delivered short haul. Utility, large rounds, $55-$85. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15 percent $240, 17 percent, $245; Alfalfa meal, 17 percent $250. Premium grass, large squares, $150. Good/premium, large rounds, $120. Utility/fair, large rounds, in NE SD $70-$75. Oat hay, large rounds, $100, $110 delivered. Wheat straw, large squares, $100. Cornstalks, large rounds, $47.50 delivered, some damage.

In Iowa, very limited hay movement this week.

Northeast/central—Good alfalfa, small squares $200-$240 delivered; Good large squares $200; utility to fair large squares $115 delivered.

Rock Valley-Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $125-$140; good, rounds, $100-$115; fair, large rounds, $75-$95. Utility, large rounds, $62.50-$72.50, large squares, $70. Premium grass, large rounds, $125, small squares, $140; good, large squares, $95, large rounds, $90-$100; fair, large squares, $80-$85, large rounds, $72.50-$87.50. Utility, large rounds, $60-$70. Premium mixed hay, large rounds, $130; good, large rounds, $105; fair, large rounds, $70. Good oat hay, large rounds, $85-$95. Cornstalks, large rounds, $20-$37.50. Wheat straw, large squares, $95. Oat straw, large rounds, $85.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay steady.

Good alfalfa, large rounds, $135, small squares, $155; fair, large rounds, $100-$115. Utility, large rounds, $85-$90. Good grass, large rounds, $115-$125, small squares, $115; fair, large rounds, $85-$105, small squares, $95. Utility, large rounds, $60-$80. Utility mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds, $90, small squares, $20. Oat straw, large rounds, $100.

In Montana, lower quality alfalfa, rained on weedy, hay steady, higher quality alfalfa steady. Demand is moderate with most end users having adequate pasture still.

Good alfalfa, small squares, $200, large squares and rounds, $150-$160, $170 for export; fair, large squares, weedy $125-$135, $100 in Northeastern Montana. Utility/fair, large squares, $100 rained on. Mix alfalfa grass, no reported sales. Timothy grass, small squares, old crop, $180. Straw, no reported sales.

In Wyoming, western Nebraska and western South Dakota, all classes traded steady on very light demand.

Eastern Wyoming—Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $225-$230 delivered; good, large rounds, $130-$140; fair, $140. Good alfalfa grass, large squares, $115. Good wheat hay, large squares and rounds, $105 delivered. Grass, small squares, $150. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Central/western Wyoming—Good alfalfa, large squares, $150. Premium alfalfa grass, large squares, $250, small squares, $285; good, small squares, $175. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western Nebraska—Alfalfa, ground and delivered, $150. Good grass, large rounds $100. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western South Dakota—Good alfalfa, large rounds, $150, large squares, $140; fair, $125 (rained on). Good grass, large rounds, $130, large squares, $130. Good grass alfalfa, large squares, $120 delivered, large rounds, $85. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

In Colorado, hay movement is slow this week with steady prices, with moderate buyer demand.

Northeast-Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $200-$240; premium, $170; good/premium, $150-$160; good, $130-$140, $150 delivered; fair, $115-$130, $140 delivered. Utility, delivered, $100-$115. Ground and delivered, $155; premium, small squares, $230-$260. Premium grass, small bales, $250-$275. Good wheat straw, large squares, $60, $70-$90 delivered. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southeast—Supreme/premium alfalfa, large squares, $240-$250; premium, $230; good/fair, $210; good, small bales, $200; fair, large squares, $150. Good wheat straw, large squares, $65. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $230-$250. Premium grass, large squares, $200. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $235; fair/good, large rounds, $150. Premium alfalfa grass, small bales, $270. Good oat hay, large squares, $200. No reported quotes from other classes of hay.

Mountains/Northwest—Premium alfalfa, small squares, $250. Fair/good grass, large squares, $200-$215; fair, $170-$180; Utility, $150. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

In Missouri, the hay supply is moderate, demand is light, and prices are steady.

Premium, RFV 170-180, $150-$190; good, RFV 150-170 $120-$160; fair, RFV 130-150, $100-$120. Good mixed grass hay, $75-$95; fair/good mixed grass hay, $40-$65; fair mixed grass hay, large rounds, $20-$35/bale. Fair/good bromegrass, $50-$70. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$5/bale.

In Oklahoma, alfalfa trade mostly moderate early but turned slow by the end of the week. Demand was fairly good for dairy quality, light for all other offerings.

Central-Premium alfalfa, in the field, $200-$220; supreme dairy, $230-$240; good, $130-$150 in the field. Grinding hay, $110-$130 in the field early, no sales confirmed late. Premium/supreme small squares, $10-$13/bale; good/premium, small squares, $8-$9/bale. Prairie grass hay, 4x5 bales, $30-$45/bale, mostly per bale, mostly $35-$40. Premium bermuda, small squares, delivered, $8-$10/bale, in the field $6-$7. Good mixed grass, small squares, $5-$6/bale in the field.

Eastern Oklahoma—Premium alfalfa, in the field, $220-$230; good, $130-$150/ton. Premium, small squares, $10-$12/bale. Good new crop mixed grass hay 4X5 bales $35-$40/bale; 5X6 bales, $50-$70/bale. Bermuda, small squares, $6-$8/bale; small squares prairie hay, $3-$5.

Western Oklahoma—Premium alfalfa, new crop, $200-$220 in the field, small squares, $9-$12/bale; good, $130-$160. Grinding hay, $100-$120. Fair/good Bermuda grass, 5X6 bales, $50-$60/bale, best quality Bermuda $70-$75/bale; good Bermuda, $80-$110/ton, small squares, in the field, $5-$6/bale. Sorghum sudan grass, $100-$120/ton.

In Texas, all hay prices were mostly steady. Trade activity was slow on light to moderate demand.

Panhandle/High Plains—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small bales, delivered, $330, $10/bale; grass mix, $7/bale; large bales, delivered, $265-$295; good/premium alfalfa, large bales, delivered, $240-$265. Ground and delivered to feedlots, $195-$210. Calf hay, $230-$245. Brown, $165. Coastal bermuda, large bales, delivered, $185-$205, $95-$100/bale. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, $170-$180. Prairie hay, large bales, delivered, $280, small bales, delivered, $207. Bluestem grass hay, large bales, delivered, $125-$135.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $265, $8/bale, large bales, FOB, $270-$285; good/premium, $245-$265.

North/central/east—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB $230, $7/bale. Grass alfalfa, $5/bale. Good/premium coastal bermuda, FOB small squares, $230. $7/bale; large rounds, FOB, $60-$75/roll; fair/good, FOB, $45-$50/roll, $90-$100/ton. Rye hay, large rounds, FOB $40/bale.

South—Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB and delivered locally, $120-$170, $60-$65/roll; fair/good, small squares, FOB $165-$200, $5-6/bale, large rounds, $100, $50/roll.

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

Eastern—South/southwest-Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large square bales, $275-$295; good, $260-$275; fair, $225-$240, delivered. Wheat hay, large squares or rounds, $175-$185 delivered. Ground hay, delivered to feedlots, $235-$245.

Southeast regions—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $255-$260 delivered, small bales, $300-$310/ton, $10/bale.

Southern/southwest—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $250 delivered, small bales, $290-$300/ton, $9.50-$10/bale FOB; good baled alfalfa, large squares delivered, $220; fair, large squares, delivered, $180-$200. Baled Sudan, $170. Corn silage, $54/ton net back @ 68 percent moisture.

North central—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large square bales, $250/delivered, small bales, $9-$10/bale. Baled oat hay, small bales, $6/bale.

Date: 8/4/2014



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