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:
|Supreme||under 27||under 34||over 185||over 62||over 55.9||over 22|
|Utility||over 35||over 44||under 130||under 56||under 50.5||under 16|
Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin)
Weekly Hay Report
Tons: 2800 Last Week: 4675 Last Year: 6200 Compared to last Friday, Supreme non rained on new crop Alfalfa 5.00-10.00 higher. Trade slow to moderate. Demand remains good. Dairies are aggressive for quality new crop. Rain showers are in the forecast for the next few days making new alfalfa more mature than normal resulting in lower RFV tests. All reported sales this week is for new crop. Retail/Feed store steady. All prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated. Tons Price Wt. Avg Comments Alfalfa Mid Square Supreme 1400 225.00-230.00 228.57 New Crop Premium 1350 230.00-230.00 230.00 Export Alfalfa Small Square Premium 50 240.00-240.00 240.00 Retail/Stable
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Compared to May 17: Prices trended generally steady compared to last report's prices. Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay. Almost all feeder hay qualities are sold out, so customers needing feeder hay have been forced to purchase higher qualities. All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay. Most growers are sold out for this crop year. Tons: 310 Last Week: 284 Last Year: 357 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Mixed Grass Five-Way Small Square Premium 10 275.00-275.00 275.00 Retail/Stable Klamath Basin: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Small Square Premium/Supreme 130 175.00-175.00 175.00 Contracted Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 170 200.00-200.00 200.00 Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed. Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.
Idaho Weekly Hay Report May 24
Tons: 1650 Last Week: 300 Last Year: 4100 Compared to last Friday, Domestic old crop Alfalfa firm in a light test. New crop sales reported this week. Trade slow. Demand remains good. Rain in the trade area has slowed movement with little new crop reported on the ground. More Rain showers are in the forecast. Retail/Feed store steady. Prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated. Tons Price Wt. Avg Comments Alfalfa Mid Square Premium/Supreme 500 200.00-200.00 200.00 New Crop Premium 100 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable 550 185.00-190.00 189.55 Tarped Fair/Good 500 150.00-150.00 150.00
California Hay Report
Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. According to Crop Progress report May 19, 2019, sunflowers were planted and wheat harvest will begin soon in Imperial County. In the Sacramento Valley, winter wheat progressed well. Corn continued to be planted in Kings County. Alfalfa harvest continued. Blackeye peas were planted. In Tulare County, wheat, alfalfa, and oats were harvested. Silage crops were being cut. Corn and cotton continued to be planted. Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of report. Tons: 3605 Last Week: 7685 Last Year: 13,420 Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: No New Sales Confirmed. Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 200 230.00-230.00 230.00 Good/Premium 100 200.00-200.00 200.00 Oat Good 50 140.00-140.00 140.00 Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 100 265.00-265.00 265.00 Del Weedy Good 200 200.00-200.00 200.00 50 200.00-200.00 200.00 Del Fair/Good 50 85.00-85.00 85.00 Del Weedy Wheat Good 450 150.00-150.00 150.00 Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 200 270.00-270.00 270.00 Del Fair/Good 60 240.00-240.00 240.00 Del Region 5: Southern California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 1085 240.00-250.00 242.63 Forage Mix-Three Way Good 400 180.00-180.00 180.00 Region 6: Southeast California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 600 195.00-200.00 199.17 Good/Premium 60 195.00-195.00 195.00 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.