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: 975 Last Week: 4050 Last Year: 3510 Compared to last Friday, Domestic and Export Alfalfa steady in a light test. Trade slow. Demand excellent as remaining supplies are in firm hands. Retail/Feed store steady. 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 Good/Premium 200 210.00-210.00 210.00 Export Fair/Good 200 205.00-205.00 205.00 Export Alfalfa Small Square Premium 175 240.00-240.00 240.00 Export Orchard Grass Small Square Premium 125 250.00-250.00 250.00 Retail/Stable Timothy Grass Small Square Premium 275 290.00-290.00 290.00 Retail/Stable
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Compared to Feb 8: 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 has slowed sales. All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay. Many growers are sold out for this crop year. Tons: 1072 Last Week: 1784 Last Year: 944 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Orchard Grass Large Square Premium 700 165.00-185.00 173.57 Small Square Premium 12 230.00-230.00 230.00 Retail/Stable Eastern Oregon: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Small Square Premium 20 175.00-175.00 175.00 Retail/Stable Orchard Grass Small Square Premium 15 175.00-175.00 175.00 Retail/Stable Klamath Basin: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Fair/Good 150 170.00-170.00 170.00 Rain Damage Mid Square Good/Premium 75 180.00-180.00 180.00 Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Timothy Grass Large Square Fair/Good 100 180.00-180.00 180.00 Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
Tons: 800 Last Week: 150 Last Year: 900 Compared to last Friday, Fair/Good Alfalfa steady in a light test. Trade slow as most supplies have been already sold. Demand remains good especially for feeder and higher testing dairy hay. 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 800 165.00-165.00 165.00 Tarped
California Hay Report Feb. 8 Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. According to GATS, for the range of January 2018 to November 2018 the US has shipped a total of 2,326,165 metric tons of alfalfa hay with the top three buying countries of China, Japan and Saudi Arabia. Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of report. Tons: 2300 Last Week: 1700 Last Year: 5400 Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Fair/Good 100 170.00-170.00 170.00 Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 100 280.00-300.00 290.00 Retail/Stable Good/Premium 100 240.00-240.00 240.00 Del Fair/Good 600 210.00-215.00 212.50 Del Rice Straw Good 200 97.00-105.00 101.00 Del Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Oat Good 125 230.00-230.00 230.00 Del Retail/Stable Wheat Good 125 230.00-230.00 230.00 Del Retail/Stable Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed. Region 5: Southern California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 200 279.00-279.00 279.00 Retail/Stable Forage Mix-Three Way Good 50 275.00-275.00 275.00 Retail/Stable Region 6: Southeast California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 125 200.00-200.00 200.00 Clippings 125 265.00-265.00 265.00 Retail 250 230.00-235.00 232.50 Stable Bermuda Straw Good 200 90.00-90.00 90.00 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.