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In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, compared to last week, dairies paid $10 to $15 more for good large squares bales of alfalfa in the northeast part of the state. All other products sold steady, according to the USDA Market News Service, July 11. Prices given on per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $220-$230; good, large squares, $180-$200. Premium grass, large squares, $160; good, large rounds, $100. Dehydrated alfalfa, 17% protein pellets, $300-$325; meal, $305-$325.

Platte Valley—Ground and delivered alfalfa, $145, blended alfalfa product $120-$135. Ground and delivered corn stalks, $90-$115, few at loads $120.

East River area of South Dakota—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $225; fair, large rounds, $120, $130 delivered; utility, large squares and rounds, $80 delivered. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% $240, 17%, $245; alfalfa meal, 17% $250. Fair grass, large rounds, $110; utility, large rounds, $85. Oat hay, large rounds, $100, $110 delivered. Cornstalks, large rounds, $50 delivered short haul.

In Iowa, very limited hay movement this week. Most hay sold had been rained on.

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 squares, $170, large rounds, $175; good, large rounds, $125-$150; fair, large squares, $85-$90, large rounds, $80-$115; utility, large squares, $50-$65, large rounds, $50-$67.50. Good grass, large rounds, $120-$135; fair, large rounds, $85-$100, small squares, $100-$115; utility, large rounds, $60-$80, small squares, $65-$80. Good mixed hay, large rounds, $115; fair, large rounds, $87.50-$97.50; utility, large rounds, $65-$80. Cornstalks, large rounds, $25-$45.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay steady.

Good alfalfa, small squares, $155; fair, large rounds, $100-$110; utility, large rounds, $85-$90, small squares, $1.50/bale. Good grass, large rounds, $95-$120, small squares, $115-$125; fair, large rounds, $80-$85, small squares, $95-$100. Fair mixed alfalfa grass, large rounds, $95-$110, small squares, $90; utility, large rounds, $75-$85. Cornstalks, large rounds $16/bale.

In Montana, lower quality alfalfa, rained on/weedy, hay steady, higher quality alfalfa no comparison available as this is the first reported trade as first cutting was very delayed this year.

Good alfalfa, small squares, $100, large squares and rounds, $150-$160; fair, large squares, weedy $125-$135, $100 in northeastern Montana. 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, new crop, $180; fair, $140. Fair wheat, large squares and rounds, $15-$20. Grass, small squares, $150. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Central/western Wyoming—Good alfalfa, large squares, $150. Standing, $100. Premium alfalfa grass, large squares, $250; utility grass, large squares, $125. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western Nebraska—Alfalfa, ground and delivered, $150, in windrow, $130. Good grass, large rounds $100. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western South Dakota—Good alfalfa, large rounds, $125, small squares, $160; fair, $100. Good alfalfa grass, large rounds, $90. Good grass, large rounds, $75; fair, large rounds, $165. 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, $100-$115, standing, $120-$155. 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, $190; fair, large squares, $150, small bales, $180. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $240. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $235; fair/good, large rounds, $150. Premium alfalfa grass, small bales, $280. 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 to moderate, 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 moderate in most areas, improved over recent weeks. Demand was good for dairy hay, moderate for other offerings. Supplies of dairy hay mostly light.

Central—Premium alfalfa, out of field, $220-$240, few sales supreme dairy hay, $240-$250 at the farm. Premium, delivered, $270-$290; good, $150-$180 in the field, $170-$200 from the barn. Grinding hay, $130-$150 in the field. Premium/supreme small squares, $10-$13/bale; good/premium, small squares, $8-$9/bale. Prairie grass hay, 4 x 5 bales, $30-$45/bale. Premium bermuda, small squares, $8-$10/bale. Good mixed grass, small squares, $5-$6/bale.

Eastern—Premium alfalfa, in the field, $220-$240; good, $150-$180/ton. Grinding hay, $130-$140/ton. Premium, small squares, $10-$12/bale. Good new crop mixed grass hay 4 x 5 bales $35-$40/bale; 5 x 6 bales, $50-$70/bale. Bermuda, small squares, $6-$8/bale; small squares prairie hay, $3-$5.

Western—Premium alfalfa, new crop, $220-$240 in the field, small squares, $9-$12/bale; good, $150-$180; fair, $130-$140. Fair/good Bermuda grass, $900-$110/ton, small squares, in the field, $5-$6/bale.

In Texas, alfalfa prices were $5 to $15 lower as many dairies have backed off the market and changing their feed rations. Other classes of hay were steady to weak. Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand.

Panhandle/High Plains—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small bales, delivered, $330-$360, $10-$11/bale, large bales, delivered, $265-$295, small bales, FOB, $8-$11/bale, large bales, FOB, $265-$285; good/premium alfalfa, large bales, delivered, $240-$265. Brown, $185. Ground and delivered to feedlots, $200-$220. Coastal bermuda, small bales, delivered, $202. Wheat hay, large bales, delivered, beardless, $185, bearded, $155-$160, with rain damage, $120-$130. Haygrazer, large bales, delivered, $135-$150.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $280-$360, $8.50-$11/bale, large bales, $245-$280.

North/central/east—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB $230. Grass alfalfa, $5/bale. Good/premium coastal bermuda, FOB small squares, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB, $60-$75/roll; good, FOB, $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 active, demand good.

Eastern/south/southwest—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large square bales, $275-$300; good, $260-$275; fair, $225-$240, delivered. Wheat hay, large squares or rounds, $175-$200. Ground hay, delivered to feedlots, $235-$245.

Southeast—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, $285-$300/ton, $9.50-$10/bale FOB. Baled beardless wheat/alfalfa mixed, small bales, $240/bale.

North central—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares $250 delivered, small bales $9-$10/bale.

Date: 7/21/2014



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