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 RFV ADF TDN CP Supreme 185+ Premium 170-185 27-29 54.5-55.9 20-22 Good 150-170 29-32 52.5-54.5 18-20 Fair 130-150 32-35 50.5-52.5 16-18

Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin) Weekly Hay Report 
 Nov. 14
Tons:  725    Last Week:  11,350    Last Year:  3550    

   Compared to Dec. 7: All grades of Alfalfa for export firm in a light 
test. No domestic hay was reported this week. Trade slow with good demand from 
exporters and feeder hay buyers. Remaining supplies are in firm hands. Retail/Feed 
store steady in a light test.  All prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or 
ranch unless otherwise stated.  
                         Tons      Price     Wt. Avg    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Mid Square                                                             
      Good/Premium        600  195.00-195.00  195.00     Export            

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                      
    Small Square                                                           
            Premium       125  260.00-260.00  260.00     Retail/Stable 

Oregon Weekly Hay Report  
Dec. 14 Compared to Dec 7: Prices trended generally steady compared to last week prices. Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay. Contacts were difficult to get ahold of this week. Upcoming holidays have slowed sales. All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay. Some growers are sold out for this crop year. Tons: 3036 Last Week: 4485 Last Year: 2935 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Premium 100 175.00-175.00 175.00 Small Square Premium 4 230.00-230.00 230.00 Retail/Stable Orchard Grass Large Square Premium 30 185.00-185.00 185.00 Small Square Premium 3 250.00-250.00 250.00 53 230.00-250.00 240.94 Retail/Stable Meadow Grass Small Square Premium 25 215.00-215.00 215.00 Retail/Stable Triticale/Orchard Mix Large Square Good/Premium 25 180.00-180.00 180.00 Eastern Oregon: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Small Square Premium 42 175.00-185.00 181.43 Retail/Stable Timothy Grass Small Square Premium 50 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable Barley Large Square Good 50 100.00-100.00 100.00 Harney County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Premium 300 192.00-192.00 192.00 Klamath Basin: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 450 280.00-280.00 280.00 Organic Good/Premium 450 240.00-240.00 240.00 Organic Barley/Wheat Mix Large Square Good 500 160.00-160.00 160.00 Organic Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 34 200.00-200.00 200.00 Good/Premium 800 160.00-160.00 160.00 Small Square Premium 60 200.00-200.00 200.00 30 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable Fair/Good 30 150.00-150.00 150.00

Idaho Weekly Hay Report
Dec. 14
Tons:  3700    Last Week:  2885    Last Year:  3900 

   Compared to Dec. 7: All grades of Alfalfa steady in a light test. Trade 
slow with good demand especially for export, press, and Feeder Alfalfa as demand 
exceeds supply at this time of the year. Prices are dollars per ton and FOB the 
farm or ranch unless otherwise stated.  
 
                       Tons      Price        Wt. Avg    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                             
    Mid Square                                                        
      Good/Premium      600  195.00-195.00    195.00     Export       

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                 
    Small Square                                                      
      Premium           125  260.00-260.00    260.00     Retail/Stable

California Hay Report
Dec. 14 Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. Region 6 should be able to get one more cutting before the end of the year hits. Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of report. Tons: 3275 Last Week: 7950 Last Year: 5850 Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 1000 220.00-225.00 222.50 Premium 25 210.00-210.00 210.00 Fair/Good 100 160.00-160.00 160.00 Wheat Good 75 60.00-60.00 60.00 Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 75 240.00-240.00 240.00 Retail/Stable Orchard Grass Premium 25 240.00-240.00 240.00 Retail/Stable Oat Good 50 108.00-108.00 108.00 Retail/Stable Rice Straw Good 250 87.50-87.50 87.50 Erosion Control Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 25 275.00-275.00 275.00 Del Premium 25 280.00-280.00 280.00 Del Retail/Stable Fair 100 190.00-190.00 190.00 Del Wheat Good 200 150.00-155.00 152.50 Del Corn Stover/Stalks Good 100 98.00-98.00 98.00 Del Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed. Region 5: Southern California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 175 275.00-275.00 275.00 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 725 250.00-265.00 259.14 Retail/Stable Teff Premium 300 220.00-220.00 220.00 Retail/Stable 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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