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:

Grade ADF NDF RFV TDN-100% TDN-90% CP-100% 
 Supreme under 27 under 34 over 185 over 62  over 55.9  over 22
 Premium 27-29  34-36 170-185 60.5-62 54.5-55.9 20-22
 Good 29-32 36-40 150-170 58-60 52.5-54.5 18-20
 Fair 32-35  40-44 130-150 56-58 50.5-52.5 16-18
 Utility over 35 over 44 under 130 under 56 under 50.5 under 16
Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin)  
Weekly Hay Report 
May 24
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   
May 24
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
May 24
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.                     


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