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 17
Tons:  4675    Last Week:  6050    Last Year:  360     

   Compared to last Friday, all grades of new crop Alfalfa 20.00-30.00 higher. 
Trade slow to moderate. Demand remains good. More new crop is being reported this 
week. All reported sales this week are for 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. Demand good. 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                                                          
      Supreme             525  205.00-220.00  205.71                    
      Good/Premium       3500  185.00-185.00  185.00     Export         

  Alfalfa                                                               
    Small Square                                                        
      Supreme             400  240.00-240.00  240.00     Export         
      Premium              25  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable  

  Alfalfa                                                               
    In Windrow                                                          
      Supreme             200  125.00-125.00  125.00     Export         

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                   
    Small Square                                                        
      Premium              25  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable  
Oregon Weekly Hay Report   
May 17
Compared to May 10:  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:  284    Last Week:  373    Last Year:  508                           

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  50  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  68  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable 

Eastern Oregon:                                                            
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                      
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  10  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  21  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable 

Klamath Basin:                                                             
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  25  180.00-180.00  180.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  50  260.00-260.00  260.00     Retail/Stable 

Lake County:                                                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  30  200.00-200.00  200.00                   
                               30  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable 
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
May 17
Tons:  300    Last Week:  110,650    Last Year:  2400  

   Compared to last Friday, Domestic old crop Alfalfa steady in a light test. No 
new crop sales reported this week. Trade slow. Demand remains good. 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 
  Alfalfa                                            
    Mid Square                                       
      Premium           300  170.00-170.00  170.00   
California Hay Report
May 17
Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand.  
According to report contacts in region 2, one to one and a half inches of rain 
fell this week with hay in the row.  According to Crop Progress report May 13, 
2019, in the Sacramento Valley, winter wheat progressed well. Small grains were 
cut, alfalfa was cut and baled, corn was planted, and safflower progressed well 
in Kings County. In Tulare County, wheat and alfalfa continued to mature. Silage 
crops were being cut. Corn and cotton continued to be planted. Sunflowers were 
planted and wheat harvest will begin soon in Imperial County.  Hay is reported 
FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  Regions are defined at bottom of 
report.  

Tons:  7685    Last Week:  6335    Last Year:  10,045                          

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: No New Sales Confirmed.                             

Region 2: Sacramento Valley: No New Sales Confirmed.                             

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 600  250.00-250.00  250.00                       
      Premium/Supreme         125  240.00-240.00  240.00                       
      Premium                 625  220.00-240.00  235.20                       
                               50  225.00-225.00  225.00     Old Crop          
      Good/Premium            400  230.00-230.00  230.00                       
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                 300  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable     
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                    150  115.00-115.00  115.00                       
                              300  150.00-150.00  150.00     Retail/Stable     
  Grain                                                                        
      Good                    250  130.00-130.00  130.00                       
  Wheat                                                                        
      Good                    450  140.00-140.00  140.00                       
      Fair/Good               350  120.00-120.00  120.00                       

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley:                                          
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Wheat                                                                        
      Good                    200  145.00-145.00  145.00                       

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 175  295.00-295.00  295.00     Old Crop Retail          
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     50  280.00-280.00  280.00     Old Crop Retail         

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                2500  220.00-222.00  221.76                       
      Premium/Supreme         100  215.00-215.00  215.00                       
                              250  195.00-195.00  195.00     Rain Damage       
      Premium                 210  240.00-245.00  241.19     Retail            
  Bermuda Grass                                                                
      Premium                 100  170.00-170.00  170.00     Export            
  Klein Grass                                                                  
      Premium                 200  180.00-180.00  180.00     Export            
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                    300  115.00-115.00  115.00                       

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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