Hay prices are dollars per ton or dollars per bale when sold to retail outlets. Basis is current delivery FOB barn or stack, or delivered customer as indicated.

WASHINGTON-OREGON HAY

(Columbia Basin)

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

Dec. 2

This week FOB Last week Last year

2,120 Holiday 15,000

Compared to last week, no trends due to market not reported last week. Trade slow. Demand remains good for continued light supplies.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 280 $245

Good/Prem. 280 $245

Fair 500 $210

Timothy Grass Large Square Good 560 $190-200

500 $180

OREGON AREA HAY

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

Dec. 2

This week FOB Two weeks ago Last year

3,702 2,120 1,475

Compared to the week of November 18: All classes generally steady to firm. Several producers are sold out for the season or are planning to hold on to remaining inventory until after the first of the year.

Tons Price

CROOK, DESCHUTES, JEFFERSON, WASCO COUNTIES

Alfalfa Small Square Prem./Sup. 5 $250

Good/Prem. 10 $200

Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Small Square Premium 8 $240-250

Good 10 $200

Orchard Grass Small Square Premium 4 $250

Good/Prem. 62 $240

Good 13 $225-235

Fair/Good 10 $200

Meadow Grass Small Square Good 50 $210

EASTERN OREGON

Alfalfa Large Square Fair/Good 40 $225

90 $235

Fair 20 $200

Alfalfa Small Square Premium 75 $240

Good 150 $200

Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Small Square Fair 50 $170

Alfalfa/Grass Mix Small Square Good 20 $200

HARNEY COUNTY

Alfalfa Large Square Premium 150 $230

Orchard Grass Large Square Fair/Good 160 $150

KLAMATH BASIN

Alfalfa Small Square Supreme 10 $300

Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Small Square Premium 10 $300

LAKE COUNTY

Alfalfa Large Square Prem./Sup. 147 $255-260

Premium 238 $240-250

Good/Prem. 300 $220

Good 1057 $200-210

Fair 32 $190

Oat Large Square Good 600 $160

Fair 31 $120

Triticale Large Square Fair 350 $135

IDAHO HAY

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

Dec. 2

This week FOB Last week Last year

1,700 Holiday 4,000

Compared to last week, no trends due to market not reported last week. Trade slow with good demand for light offerings as many interests have sold out for the year. Retail/feed store/horse not tested this week. Buyer demand good with light to moderate supplies.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Large Square Premium 150 $250

Good/Prem. 150 $220

Fair 400 $180

1000 $220

CALIFORNIA HAY

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

Dec. 2

This week FOB Last week Last year

12,040 12,251 12,995

Compared to two weeks ago: All classes of hay traded steady on a light test resulting from limited offerings. Buyer's demand was good for all classes on light trading activity. Producers are finishing up for the year and trade in regions 1 through 5 are from a few inventory sales. Some producers in Region 6 are trying to finish baling their last cutting with colder weather moving into the area.

REGION 1

North Intermountain: Includes the counties of Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen and Plumas.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Supreme 50 $290

Prem./Sup. 50 $265

Premium 50 $250

700 $260

100 $255

Good 425 $230-240

200 $220

Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Premium 100 $260

Orchard Grass Premium 125 $255-265

Good/Prem. 75 $240

Timothy Grass Premium 25 $300

25 $290

Meadow Grass Premium 150 $120

Mixed Grass Premium 125 $240

Beardless Wheat Good 50 $140

REGION 2

Includes the counties of Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Sierra, Nevada, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Solano, Sacramento, Amador and Alpine.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Good 150 $235

25 $240

Alfalfa Supreme 100 $270

Premium 150 $260

Orchard Grass Premium 50 $250

Oat Premium 25 $180

25 $185

Rice Straw Good 300 $65

Wheat Straw Premium 200 $107

Good 125 $93

REGION 3

Includes the counties of San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mono, Merced and Mariposa.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Supreme 75 $280

200 $320

Premium 50 $270

Good 25 $240

Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Premium 50 $240

Oat Premium 50 $180

REGION 4

Includes the counties of Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Inyo.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Supreme 25 $325

Premium 2000 $300

Sudan Premium 50 $250

REGION 5

Includes the counties of Kern, Northeast Los Angeles and Western San Bernardino.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Supreme 50 $320-330

Premium 275 $270-276

Forage Mix-Three Way Premium 75 $276-280

Good/Prem. 25 $260

REGION 6

Includes the counties of Eastern San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Supreme 200 $270

725 $280

225 $330

Premium 1500 $280

225 $270-275

150 $295

500 $310

Good 1120 $245-255

120 $242

200 $230

100 $262

Fair 300 $235

Bermuda Grass Premium 75 $280

Fair 100 $225

NEVADA HAY

(USDA Market News)

Moses Lake, Wash.

Dec. 2

This week FOB Two weeks ago Last year

100 1,300 200

Compared to two weeks ago: All classes steady to firm. Demand good. Trade activity moderate. All prices reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.

Tons Price

CENTRAL/EAST CENTRAL

Orchard Grass Premium 25 $255

Timothy Grass Premium 50 $320

Good/Prem. 25 $300

NORTHERN: No new sales confirmed.

WESTERN: No new sales confirmed.

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