In Kansas, the hay trade was moderate, while demand was reported at moderate for ground alfalfa and dairy alfalfa, brome, prairie hay and alfalfa pellets, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Feb. 3. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Southwest:

Dairy/grinding alfalfa steady. Movement was moderate. Fair/supreme horse alfalfa: $100-$160; supreme dairy, RFV 185-240: $100-$110; premium, RFV 170-185: $80-$105; good, RFV 150-170: $80-$90; fair, RFV 140-150: $70-$85. Utility/fair grinding alfalfa, in the field: $55-$65, ground and delivered: $75-$82. For the week ended Jan. 24, 13,325 tons of alfalfa was ground and delivered to feedlots. Cane and Sudan, in large bales: $50; Fair BMR: $50-$55; good: $60-$65.

South central:

Dairy/grinding alfalfa and alfalfa pellets steady. Movement was moderate to active. Horse alfalfa: $105-$130; supreme dairy: $100-$115; premium: $90-$105; good: $75-$100. Utility/fair grinding alfalfa, in the field: $45-$60, ground and delivered: $70-$75. For the week ended Jan. 24, 5,157 tons of grinding alfalfa and 1,545 tons of dairy alfalfa were delivered. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein: $95-$106, 17% protein: $102-$105; Dehydrated 17% protein: $115.

Southeast:

Alfalfa, brome and prairie hay steady. Movement was moderate to active. Horse alfalfa: $90-$120; supreme dairy: $100-$110; premium: $95-$100; good: $85-$95. Fair bluestem, in small squares: $50-$65; good, in small squares: $65-$75, in medium and large squares: $55-$70, in large rounds: $30-$45. Good brome, in small squares: $70-$75, in medium and large squares: $60-$70, in large rounds: $30-$50.

Northwest:

Dairy/grinding alfalfa steady. Movement was moderate to active. Horse alfalfa: $120-$130; supreme dairy: $95-$110; premium: $80-$110; good: $75-$85. Utility/fair grinding alfalfa, in the field: $50-$65, ground and delivered: $70-$85. Milo, in large bales: $30-$45.

North central/northeast:

Dairy/grinding alfalfa, prairie hay and brome steady. Movement was moderate. Horse alfalfa: $110-$120; supreme dairy: $100-$120; premium: $95-$100; good: $80-$90; fair: $70. Utility/fair grinding alfalfa, in the field: $35-$55, ground on truck: $50-$65. Good bluestem grass, in small squares: $70-$75, in large rounds: $40-$50; fair: $30-$40. Premium brome, in small squares: $80-$90; fair/good brome, in small squares: $65-$75, in medium and large squares: $60-$70, in large rounds: $35-$50. Straw, in small squares: $1.75-$2/bale, in medium squares: $40-$45.

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

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