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: 1225 Last Week: 1210 Last Year: 18,350 Compared to March 1: Domestic Premium Alfalfa firm in a light test. Trade slow. Demand excellent as remaining supplies are in firm hands. Most interests are waiting for new crop. Retail/Feed store steady in a light test. 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 Premium 700 225.00-235.00 230.71 Tarped Utility/Fair 350 200.00-210.00 205.71 Tarped Alfalfa Small Square Premium 175 265.00-265.00 265.00 Retail/Stable
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Compared to March 1: Prices trended generally steady compared to last report prices. Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay. Contacts were difficult to get ahold of this week. Recent weather and snow in the growing areas has slowed shipping. All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay. Many growers are sold out for this crop year. Tons: 922 Last Week: 1991 Last Year: 1106 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Orchard Grass Small Square Premium 15 240.00-250.00 246.67 Retail/Stable Klamath Basin: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Mid Square Fair/Good 20 153.00-153.00 153.00 Rain Damage Small Square Premium 65 170.00-170.00 170.00 75 175.00-190.00 185.00 Retail/Stable Fescue Grass Small Square Premium 27 195.00-195.00 195.00 Retail/Stable Meadow Grass Large Square Premium 100 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 170 215.00-215.00 215.00 Premium/Supreme 300 190.00-190.00 190.00 Rain Damage Small Square Supreme 28 250.00-250.00 250.00 Organic Premium 30 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable Good/Premium 30 175.00-175.00 175.00 Oat/Barley Mix Large Square Good 62 130.00-130.00 130.00 Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed. Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.
Idaho Weekly Hay Report March 8
Tons: 525 Last Week: 300 Last Year: 760 Compared to March 1: Domestic Alfalfa firm in a light test. Trade near standstill as most supplies have been already sold. Demand remains good especially for feeder and higher testing dairy hay. Some out of state reported coming into the trade area. Retail/Feed store not tested this week. Prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated. Tons Price Wt. Avg Comments Alfalfa Mid Square Fair/Good 525 165.00-180.00 173.10 Tarped
California Hay Report
Compared to March 1: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. According to report contacts, weather (rain) has been effecting early cuttings. Chance of rain this coming Monday has a lot of growers trying to get hay up in a bale. Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of report. Tons: 2075 Last Week: 1680 Last Year: 5701 Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: No New Sales Confirmed. Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 275 220.00-280.00 240.91 Retail/Stable Good 50 215.00-215.00 215.00 Del 50 195.00-195.00 195.00 Del Weedy Fair/Good 200 220.00-220.00 220.00 Del Fair 200 180.00-185.00 182.50 Del Orchard Grass Premium 25 240.00-240.00 240.00 Retail/Stable Oat Good 25 150.00-150.00 150.00 Retail/Stable Rice Straw Good 150 87.50-87.50 87.50 Retail/Stable 100 105.00-105.00 105.00 Del Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed. Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 25 265.00-265.00 265.00 Del Region 5: Southern California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 150 279.00-279.00 279.00 Retail/Stable Forage Mix-Three Way Good 25 275.00-275.00 275.00 Retail/Stable Region 6: Southeast California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium/Supreme 500 215.00-215.00 215.00 New Crop Premium 100 205.00-205.00 205.00 New Crop Good 200 190.00-190.00 190.00 New Crop 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.