In Nebraska compared to last week, all reporting forages sold steady on thin test, according to the USDA Market News Service, June 14. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Eastern/central—Good grass hay, large rounds, $95-$100; premium, small squares, $160-$170. Good brome, small squares, $6.50-$7/bale. Cornstalks, large rounds, baled this spring, $60. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $320; organic dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 16% protein, $375; sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein, $300.

Platte Valley—Good alfalfa, large rounds, $110 delivered. Standing hay price, $70-$75 instances $80. Ground and delivered alfalfa, $140-$155. Ground and delivered alfalfa-stubble mix, $130-$145. Ground and delivered cornstalks, $95-$110. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein 245.

Western—Alfalfa, ground and delivered, $153-$158. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein, $255.

In South Dakota, compared to last week, hay prices were steady with very moderate sales reported. Very good demand for all types of hay in this active market.

East River—Supreme alfalfa, new crop, large squares, $225-$250; premium, old crop, large squares, $220; good, large squares, $180-$190; fair, large squares, $150-$160, large rounds, $140-$170; utility, large rounds, $115-$128. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein, $240; 17% protein, $250. Alfalfa meal, 17% protein, $255. Good grass, large rounds, $140-$150. Good alfalfa/grass mix, large rounds, $150-$175. Straw, large rounds, $110, large squares, $135-$150. Corn stalks, no reported sales.

West River—Alfalfa, no reported sales. Grass, no reported sales. Alfalfa/grass mix, no reported sales.

In Iowa, new crop hay began to make its way onto the market. This hay supply was welcome by livestock producers who began buying for both current and distant needs. Supreme alfalfa, small squares, new crop, $280-$320. Premium alfalfa/grass, large squares, new crop, $170; small squares, new crop, $200-$240; good, large squares, new crop, $100-$145; fair, large rounds, new crop, $120-$145. Fair grass, small squares, new crop, $ 40-$ 90; utility, large rounds, $80-$100; Corn stalks, large rounds $ 30-$45/bale. Wheat straw, small squares $200-$235

In Wyoming, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady on a thin test. Demand was light to moderate.

Eastern—Good alfalfa, large rounds, $150-$160 delivered. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein, $255.

Central/western—Certified weed seed free alfalfa cubes, bulk, $230-$240, 50 lb bags, $270-$280.

In Colorado, compared to last week, trade light on good demand.

Northeast—Good CRP grass hay, large squares, $100. Good wheat hay, large squares, $100. Good rye hay, large squares, $100. No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southeast—Good alfalfa, small squares, $240-$335 ($7.80-$10/bale), retail/stable. No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

San Luis Valley—No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southwest—No reported quotes from all other classes of hay.

Mountains/northwest—No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

In Missouri, hay supplies are light to moderate, demand is light to moderate and prices are steady although sales of new crop hay are still very limited.

Supreme alfalfa (RFV <185), $185-$225, small squares, $7-$9/bale; premium alfalfa (RFV 170-180), $170-$200; good alfalfa (RFV 150-170), $120-$160, small squares, $5-$7/bale; fair alfalfa (RFV 130-150), $100-$125. Good mixed grass hay, $100-$125, small squares, $5-$8/bale (some alfalfa/grass mix)

Fair/good mixed grass hay, $75-$100, small squares, $4-$6/bale. Fair mixed grass, large rounds, $40-$70/bale. Good brome, $120-$150; fair/good brome, $60-$100. Wheat hay, large rounds, $40-$60/bale. Wheat straw, small squares, $3-$6/bale.

In Oklahoma, hay trade slow to moderate across the state. Demand for dairy and horse hay is moderate.

Central—No alfalfa trades reported. No grass hay sales confirmed.

Eastern—No alfalfa trades reported. No grass hay sales confirmed.

Western—Premium alfalfa, new crop, large squares, $200, $100/bale, small squares, horse hay, $12/bale. Wheat hay, new crop, $95. Bermuda grass 4 x 5 bales, $65/bale, small squares, $8/bale. Grinding hay, $100.

In Texas, hay traded steady to marginally lower on light to moderate movement. Rain across the state has continued to make hay movement difficult and effected quality in some regions.

Panhandle/High Plains—Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, delivered, $250-$260, small bales, $290-$330, $8.75-$10/bale; good/premium, $210-$250. Ground alfalfa, delivered to feedlots, average, $210-$220. Calf, $220-$225.

Good/premium coastal bermuda, large bales, delivered, $170-$210, small bales, $360, $11/bale. Wheat, large bales, delivered, $145-$170. Rained on $95-$120. CRP, large bales, delivered, $85-$90. Cotton burrs, delivered, contracted, $90-$100.

Far west/Trans Pecos—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, delivered local or FOB, $290, $8-$9/bale; large squares, FOB, $250-$290.

North/central/east—Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, delivered, $260. Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $297-$330, $9-$10/bale, large rounds, FOB, $120-$130, $60-$65/bale; fair/good, $90-$120, $45-$60/bale.

South—Good/premium coastal bermuda, small squares, FOB, $264-$297, $8-$9/bale, large rounds, FOB, $100-$120, $50-$60/bale; fair/good, $165-$264, $5-$8/bale.

In New Mexico, compared to last week, alfalfa hay large bales prices steady. Trade active, demand good.

East—Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $225-$245, good, $200-$220 delivered to dairies. Baled wheat hay, $150-$180, small bales, $12/bale. Oat hay, small squares, $8/bale.

Southeast—Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $230; good, $215-$220 delivered to dairies, small squares, bundle (21 bales) two tie, $320-$340 loaded on truck. Wheat hay, large bales, $170-$190.

South/southwest—Premium/supreme alfalfa, large squares, $200-$220, good, $150-$200 delivered to dairies, small bales, bundle (21 bales), three tie, $200-$230, two tie, $9-$11/bale FOB. Wheat hay, large squares, $150-$200, round bales, $110, small bales, two tie, $4.50-$8/bale. Oat hay, $160-$180.

North central—Premium/supreme alfalfa, small squares, three tie, $19, two tie, $8-$10/bale. Alfalfa grass mix, small squares, two tie, $9/bale.

In Minnesota, prices were steady.

Premium alfalfa, large rounds, $170; good, large rounds, $135-$165; fair, large rounds,$120; utility, large rounds, $90.

Premium grass, large rounds, $190-$195; good, large rounds, $170-$175; fair, large rounds, $140-$150; utility, large rounds, $95-$110.

Premium alfalfa/grass mix, large rounds, $180; good, large rounds, $160-$170; fair, large rounds, $120-$150. Straw, scarce. Corn stalks, large rounds, $21/bale.

In Montana, hay sales are light. Due to the light trade, this report will only be released bi-monthly until early August, when heavier receipts can be confirmed. Prices from May 31.

Supreme alfalfa, small squares, $200-$250; premium, small squares, $200; good, large rounds, $90-$100; fair/good, large rounds, $75-$100, small squares, $125-$140; utility, large rounds, $70-$80. Fair grass/alfalfa, large rounds, $75-$90. Good grass, large rounds, $110; fair, large rounds, $75-$85; utility, large rounds, $65-$70. Premium Timothy, small squares, $225-$240; good, small squares, $160-$180.

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