The hay trade was moderate, with good demand for prairie hay, grinding and dairy alfalfa, and moderate demand for brome and alfalfa pellets, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture--USDA Market News Service, Dodge City, KS.
In southwest Kansas, dairy and grinding alfalfa was steady, with moderate to active movement. Horse alfalfa was $120 to $150 per ton; supreme dairy, RFV 180+, $125 to $130; premium, RFV 150 to 180, $110 to $125. Fair to good grinding alfalfa, at the edge of the field, spot, was $95 to $100 per ton, ground and delivered to feedlots, spot, $110 to $115. For the week ending Sept. 29, 14,608 tons of alfalfa was ground and delivered to feedlots.