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

Feb. 8
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
Feb. 8
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
Feb. 8
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.                     

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