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. Grade guidelines used in this report have the following relationship to Relative Feed Value (RFV), Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF), TDN (Total Digestible Nutrients), or Crude Protein (CP) test numbers

Washington-Oregon

(Columbia Basin)

Weekly Hay Report

Dec. 21

Note: Because of the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays this report will not be issued again until Jan. 11.

Tons Last Week Last Year

900 725 1700

Compared to Dec. 14 All grades of Alfalfa for export and domestic steady in a light test. Trade slow in pre-holiday trading. Demand remains good. Remaining supplies are in firm hands. Retail/Feed store not tested this week. All prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Mid Square

Fair/Good 200 175.00

Fair 500 190.00

Wheat Straw Mid Square

Fair/Good 200 47.00

Oregon Weekly Hay Report

Dec. 21

Note: Because of the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays this report will not be issued again until Jan. 11.

Compared to Dec 14:Prices trended generally steady compared to last week prices. Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay. Contacts were difficult to get ahold of this week. Upcoming holidays have slowed sales. All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay. Some growers are sold out for this crop year.

Tons Last Week Last Year 1886 3036 2780

Tons Price

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties

Orchard Grass Small Square

Premium 15 230.00

Mixed Grass Five-Way Small Square

Premium 10 275.00

Eastern Oregon

Timothy Grass Small Square

Premium 30 200.00

Klamath Basin

Alfalfa Small Square

Premium/Supreme 50 200.00

Premium 65 175.00

30 185.00

Orchard/Meadow Grass Small Square

Premium 200 220.00

Lake County

Alfalfa Large Square

Supreme 136 200.00

Premium 1200 185.00

Good/Premium 30 170.00

Triticale Large Square

Good/Premium 120 135.00

Harney County:

No New Sales Confirmed.

Idaho Weekly Hay Report

Dec. 21

Note: Because of the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays this report will not be issued again until Jan. 11.

Tons Last Week Last Year 300 3700 3600

Compared last Dec. 14: All grades of Alfalfa not tested this week. Trade near standstill in pre-holiday trading. Demand remains good especially for feeder hay which is in short supply. Testing hay is relatively available. Prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated.

Tons Price

Oat Mid Square

Good 300 70.00

California Hay Report

Dec. 21

Note: Because of the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays this report will not be issued again until Jan. 11.

Compared to Dec. 14: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. Region 6 should be able to get one more cutting before the end of the year hits. Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of report. Have a Happy Holiday and Happy New Year.

Tons Last Week Last Year

5785 3275 6480

Region 1:

North Inter-Mountain

Comment Tons Price

Alfalfa Supreme 935 200.00

1000 220.00

Region 2:

Sacramento Valley

Alfalfa Supreme 500 300.00

Premium 25 240.00

Good/Premium 400 280.00

Orchard Grass Premium 25 240.00

Oat Good 25 120.00

Rice Straw Good 125 87.50

Wheat Straw Good 200 135.00

Region 3:

Northern San Joaquin Valley

Alfalfa Supreme 200 260.00

Fair/Good 100 195.00

Sudan Good 500 145.00l

Corn Stover/Stalks Good 500 47.50

Region 4:

Central San Joaquin Valley

Alfalfa Supreme 500 285.00

Region 5:

Southern California

Alfalfa Premium 150 275.00

Forage Mix-Three Way Good 25 275.00

Region 6:

Southeast California

Alfalfa Premium 100 215.00

400 248.75

50 235.00

Fair/Good 25 135.00

The following are the counties included in each region

Region 1:

Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen, and Plumas.

Region 2:

Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Sierra, Nevada, Placer,

Yolo, El Dorado, Solano, Sacramento, Amador, and Alpine.

Region 3:

San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mono, Merced, Mariposa.

Region 4:

Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Inyo.

Region 5:

Kern, Northeast Los Angeles, and Western San Bernardino.

Region 6:

Eastern San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial.

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