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In Nebraska and the East River area of South Dakota, all reported forage products sold steady. Some cow-calf operators buying hay as they are waiting for summer turnout, according to the USDA Market News Service, May 30. Prices given on per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Northeast—Supreme alfalfa, large squares, $260; premium, large squares, $220; good, large squares, $145, large rounds, $120-$130; fair, large squares, $120. Grass, small squares, $170; good, large rounds, $90-$120. Cornstalk bales, $40-$50/ton. Dehydrated alfalfa, 17% protein pellets, $300-$325; meal, $305-$325.

Platte Valley—Good alfalfa, large rounds, $120 delivered. Ground and delivered alfalfa, $160, blended alfalfa product $130-$140. Ground and delivered corn stalks, $90-$110. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $305; alfalfa meal, $312.

East River area of South Dakota—Supreme alfalfa, large rounds, $230 delivered, large rounds, $250; premium, large squares, $260 delivered to WI; good, large squares, $210, large rounds, $175 delivered; fair, large squares, $175, large rounds, $160, delivered; utility/fair, large rounds, $100. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% $245, 17%, $250; Alfalfa meal, 17% $255. Fair/good grass, large rounds, $120; fair, large rounds, $100. Alfalfa grass mix, $160 delivered short haul. Wheat straw, large squares, $100-$112.50. Cornstalks, large rounds, $47.50 delivered NW Iowa.

In Iowa, very limited hay movement this week with a load of new crop hay on the market. Buyer was short bought and needed something to feed.

South central/north central—Good new crop alfalfa, large squares, $175.

Rock Valley—Supreme, small squares, $240; premium, large squares, $180; good, large rounds, $130-$155; fair, large rounds, $120-$122.50. Premium grass, small squares, $200; good, large rounds, $110-$140; fair, large squares, $80, large rounds, $95-$105. Good oat hay, large rounds, $75. Premium mixed hay, large squares, $125, rounds, $120-$150; good, large squares, $110, large rounds, $115. Cornstalks, large rounds, $45-$50. Beanstalks, large rounds, $40.

In Minnesota, all classes of hay steady.

Good alfalfa, large squares, $150-$175, large rounds, $165-$175; fair large rounds, $130-$140. Premium grass, large rounds, $140-$155; good, large rounds, $120-$135, small squares, $125; fair, large rounds, $85-$105. Premium mixed alfalfa grass, large squares, $195. Straw, small squares, $3.60/bale. Cornstalks, large rounds, $22/bale.

In Montana, very few trades reported this week. Alfalfa is steady, Timothy is $20 lower. Demand is light to moderate for old crop hay as turn-out time has come.

Fair/good alfalfa, large rounds, $140; fair, large squares, $120; New crop contract, large squares, $130. Mixed alfalfa grass, no reported sales. Good/Premium timothy grass, small squares, $180. Straw, no reported sales.

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

Eastern Wyoming—Good alfalfa, large rounds, $150, new crop, $180. Utility/fair grass, large rounds, $120-$130; premium grass, large squares, $180; utility/fair, large rounds, $135. Utility wheat hay, large squares, $20. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Central/western Wyoming—Good alfalfa, large squares, $150; premium, small squares, $187. Good alfalfa grass, small squares, $175. Utility grass, large squares, $125. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Western Nebraska—Alfalfa, ground and delivered, $150; good, large rounds, $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, $65. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

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

Northeast—Utility/fair alfalfa, large squares, $150; ground and delivered, $155. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southeast­—Fair alfalfa, large squares, $180-190. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley—Premium alfalfa, large squares, $180-$200; fair, large squares, $160-$170. No reported quotes for other classes of hay.

Southwest—Good alfalfa, large squares, $235-$245; fair/good, large rounds, $150. Premium alfalfa grass, small bales, $300. 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, new crop alfalfa trade moderate this week. Supplies light to moderate and demand very good. Inquiry continues to increase.

Central—Supreme alfalfa, new crop out of field, $250-$260; premium, new crop in the field $235-$250. Old crop Bermuda grass hay, 4 x 5 bales, $30-$45/bale. Prairie hay, $25-$40/bale 4 x 5 bales, mostly $30. Good mixed grass, small squares, $5-$6/bale. Good New crop wheat hay, $100-$120/ton. Fair new crop, $80-$90/ton.

Eastern—Premium alfalfa new crop in the field, $240-$250, small squares, $10-$12/bale. Good new crop mixed grass hay 4 x 5 bales $35-$40/bale. Good old crop mixed grass hay 4 x 5 bales, $25-$35/bale, most $30; 5 x 6 bales, $30-$50/bale.

Western—Premium alfalfa new crop, $235-$250, large rounds, $225-$230. Good old crop Bermuda grass, $80-$100/ton. New crop wheat hay, $110-$125/bale; fair, $100-$110.

In Texas, hay prices were steady on all classes of hay as new crop prices are still being established. Trade activity was moderate to good and demand was good.

Panhandle/High Plains—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small bales, delivered, $315-$360, $9.50-$11/bale, large bales, delivered, $290-$325, small bales, FOB, $11/bale, large bales, FOB, $250-$270; good/premium alfalfa, large bales, delivered, $255-$275; fair/good, large bales, delivered, $210-$245. Ground and delivered to feedlots, $215-$250. Calf hay, $255-$275. Brown, $200-$215. Wheat hay, large squares, delivered, $185-$200, large bales, FOB, $120. Prairie hay, large bales, delivered, $150-$160. Hay grazer, large bales, delivered, $140-$150. Corn stovers, delivered, $95-$100. Cotton burrs, delivered, $75-$115.

Far west Texas/Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, FOB, $270-$300, $8-$9/bale.

North/central/east—Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, delivered, $285. Good/premium coastal bermuda, FOB small squares, $200-$230, large rounds, FOB, $60-$80/roll; good, FOB, $50/roll, $100/ton.

South—Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $230-$265, large rounds, FOB and delivered locally, $100-$130, $50-$65/roll; fair/good, small squares, FOB $165-$200, $5-6/bale.

In New Mexico, hay trade was moderate to active, demand good.

Eastern/south/southwest—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large square bales, $290-$300; good, $270-$290; fair, $250, delivered. Wheat hay, large squares or rounds, $200, delivered. Ground hay, delivered to feedlots, $250-$265.

Southeast—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $240-$250 delivered, small bales, $300/ton, $10/bale. Wheat hay, large bales, $210/ton.

Southern/southwest—Premium/supreme baled alfalfa, large squares, $250 delivered, small bales, $275-$300/ton, $9/bale. Baled triticale, large squares, $165-$175 delivered to dairies.

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

Date: 6/9/2014



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