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 
Aug. 2
Tons:  17,300    Last Week:  12,650    Last Year:  6400 

   Compared to last Friday, all grades of Alfalfa and Timothy for domestic and 
export steady. Trade moderate to active this week as export and domestic buyers 
remain active. Demand remains good. Many producers are cutting 3rd and 4th. While 
demand has turned light on even premium quality horse and dairy timothy, demand for 
lesser quality timothy for export is very light. The large carryover of old crop 
timothy from last year and lower prices have created an atmosphere of caution with 
overseas buyers. Some timothy growers in Washington have recently plowed out 
timothy fields and will not harvest a second cutting due to the lower market. 
Retail/Feed store not tested this week.  All prices are dollars per ton and 
FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated. Delivered prices include freight, 
commissions and other expenses.

                       Tons       Price       Wt. Avg    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                                
    Mid Square                                                           
      Supreme           500   210.00-210.00   210.00                       
                        600   230.00-230.00   230.00  Del Contracted Tarped 
      Premium          2500   180.00-180.00   180.00      Export            
                       2000   205.00-205.00   205.00      Tarped            
                       2000   220.00-220.00   220.00  Del Contracted Tarped 
                        700   227.00-227.00   227.00  Del Export            
      Good             2200   175.00-205.00   191.36      Export            
                        300   185.00-185.00   185.00  Del                   
                       2000   205.00-205.00   205.00  Del Contracted Tarped 
      Fair              300   175.00-175.00   175.00      Weedy             
                       1200   200.00-200.00   200.00  Del                   

  Timothy Grass                                                   
    Small Square                                                  
      Premium           500   292.00-292.00   292.00  Del Export  

  Forage Mix-Two Way                                              
    Mid Square                                                    
      Fair/Good        1000   165.00-165.00   165.00  Del         

  Bluegrass Straw                                                 
    Mid Square                                                    
      Utility           500    35.00-35.00     35.00              

  Fescue Straw                                                    
    Mid Square                                                    
      Utility           500    35.00-35.00     35.00              

  Wheat Straw                                                     
    Mid Square                                                    
      Fair/Good         500    85.00-85.00     85.00  Del         
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Aug. 2  
Compared to July 26:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
report's prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.
Some hay acreage has been changed over to grow hemp this year.  All sales 
in this report are New Crop 2019 crop year hay, unless otherwise denoted 
by OC or Old Crop.

Tons:  12,920    Last Week:  15,890    Last Year:  7765                    

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                 125  230.00-235.00  232.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  55  230.00-250.00  248.18     Retail/Stable 

  Meadow Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                 100  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable 

  Mixed Grass                                                              
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  24  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable 

  Mixed Grass Five-Way
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  10  285.00-285.00  285.00     Retail/Stable 

Eastern Oregon:                                                            
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Large Square                                                           
      Supreme                 700  200.00-200.00  200.00                   

Harney County:                                                             
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Oat                                                                      
    Large Square                                                           
      Good                    200  130.00-130.00  130.00                   

Klamath Basin:                                                             
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Large Square                                                           
      Supreme                 400  250.00-250.00  250.00     Organic       
      Fair/Good               250  165.00-165.00  165.00                   
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium/Supreme        1225  200.00-210.00  208.16                   

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                   1  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable 

  Oat                                                                      
    Large Square                                                           
      Good                    125  115.00-115.00  115.00                   

Lake County:                                                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Large Square                                                           
      Supreme                 995  200.00-220.00  212.41                   
                             5850  215.00-225.00  224.32     Export        
      Premium                1200  190.00-190.00  190.00                   
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  60  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable 

  Timothy Grass                                                            
    Large Square                                                           
      Premium                1000  200.00-200.00  200.00     Export        
                              600  190.00-190.00  190.00     Export, Weedy 

Idaho Weekly Hay Report

Aug. 2
Tons:  9900    Last Week:  11,900    Last Year:  50,500    

   Compared to last Friday, all grades of Alfalfa steady. Alfalfa testing over 
185 RFV is hard to find due to weather conditions. Demand remains good especially 
for high testing Alfalfa and Orchard Grass and Alfalfa mix. Demand light for 
feeder hay. Fires on BLM land this summer where ranchers winter their cattle will 
use up most of the unsold feeder hay this winter. Timothy for export has been 
committed to but no price has been determined yet. While demand has turned light 
on even premium quality horse and dairy Timothy, demand for lesser quality Timothy 
for export is very light. The large carryover of old crop Timothy from last year 
and lower prices have created an atmosphere of caution with overseas buyers. 
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                                                        
      Supreme           400   205.00-205.00   205.00     Tarped       
      Premium           400   140.00-140.00   140.00                  
      Fair/Good        8800   180.00-180.00   180.00     Organic      

  Orchard Grass                                                       
    Mid Square                                                        
      Premium           300   150.00-160.00   153.33     Retail/Stable
California Hay Report
Aug. 2
 Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate to good demand.  
According to the Crop Progress Report July 29, 2019, in Tulare County, corn for 
silage continued to mature. Black-eyed beans are sizing up, and pods are 
beginning to dry. Cotton continued to be irrigated and cultivated. Alfalfa hay 
was cut and baled. In San Mateo County, hay continued to be cut and baled.  
Fresno County corn was to be harvested for silage. Alfalfa yields are good, with 
lower quality decreasing prices.   Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless 
otherwise noted.  Regions are defined at bottom of report.  

Tons:  21,100    Last Week:  9984    Last Year:  9985                          

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 650  195.00-195.00  195.00                       
      Premium                 350  180.00-180.00  180.00                       
                             3100  190.00-190.00  190.00     Contracted        
                              150  195.00-195.00  195.00     Retail             
                              500  190.00-220.00  196.00     Retail/Stable     
  Wheat                                                                        
      Good                    100  150.00-150.00  150.00     Retail/Stable     
  Grass                                                                        
      Good                    125  170.00-170.00  170.00                       

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Fair/Good               200  160.00-165.00  162.50                       
  Grass                                                                        
      Good                    200  200.00-210.00  205.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                  25  245.00-245.00  245.00                       
      Premium/Supreme          50  230.00-230.00  230.00                       
      Good                    250  210.00-210.00  210.00                       
                              500  190.00-190.00  190.00     Retail/Stable     
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                 100  210.00-210.00  210.00     Retail/Stable     
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                    300   45.00-45.00    45.00                       

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley:                                          
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          

  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                  0  210.00-210.00  210.00     Contracted        

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 150  280.00-280.00  280.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium            200  212.00-212.00  212.00                       
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     25  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 600  175.00-175.00  175.00     Stable                  
                              100  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail     
      Good                   1400  160.00-165.00  161.43                       
  Bermuda Straw                                                                
      Good                 12,000   80.00-80.00    80.00                

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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