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 
April 5
Tons:  6775    Last Week:  1550    Last Year:  1400
Note: Due to scheduling conflicts this report will not be issued again until 
April 19. 
Compared to March 29: All grades of Alfalfa and Timothy steady in a light test. Trade slow to moderate. Demand excellent as remaining supplies are in firm hands. Export sources report that the Japan Hay market is dropping on all products. Most exporters are lowering Timothy by 25.00-40.00/ton to stimulate demand because exporter owned inventory is too high. Grass straw and Alfalfa are better but still show a softer trend. 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 1600 235.00-240.00 238.44 Tarped Premium 1100 255.00-255.00 255.00 Del Tarped Good 4050 185.00-215.00 185.37 Tarped Timothy Grass Small Square Fair/Good 25 220.00-220.00 220.00 Retail/Stable
Oregon Weekly Hay Report   
April 12
Compared to April 5:  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.  Recent rains in growing
and shipping areas have slowed sales this week.  All sales in this report 
are 2018 crop year hay.  Many growers are sold out for this crop year.

Tons:  1284    Last Week:  821    Last Year:  360                              

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  33  175.00-175.00  175.00                       

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Good                      2  145.00-145.00  145.00     Retail/Stable     

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                1130  205.00-215.00  206.77                       
    Small Square                                                               
      Supreme                  28  250.00-250.00  250.00     Organic           

  Oat                                                                          
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             91  130.00-130.00  130.00                       

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: No New Sales Confirmed.           
Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed.                                        
Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.                   
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
April 5
Tons:  1000   Last Week:  15000    Last Year:  1100
Note: Due to scheduling conflicts this report will not be issued again until 
April 19.

   Compared to last Friday, Domestic Alfalfa steady in a light test. Trade near 
standstill. 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    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Mid Square                                                                 
      Good            1000  160.00-160.00        160.00    Tarped  
California Hay Report
April 12
Compared to April 5: All classes traded steady with moderate demand.  
According to NASS Crop Progress report April 8, temperatures for the week 
were above average for the most part across California. The Sierras experienced 
scattered showers and maintained above-average snow depth, while temperatures 
reached as high as 96 in the desert.  Temperature lows ranged from the 30s to 
upper 40s in the Sierras, 30s to high 60s in the desert, low 40s to high 50s 
along the coast, and mid-40s to high 50s in the valley. Temperature highs ranged 
from upper 30s to high 70s in the Sierras, high 50s to low 80s in along the 
coast, low 60s to the 80s in the valley, and low 60s to high 90s in the desert.
In Tulare County, wheat and alfalfa continued to mature. Silage crops were being 
cut. Spring silage continued to be planted.  Hay is reported FOB the stack or 
barn unless otherwise noted.  Regions are defined at bottom of report.  

Tons:  3975    Last Week:  3125    Last Year:  8905                            

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 100  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                  75  290.00-290.00  290.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
      Premium                  50  280.00-280.00  280.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 325  265.00-270.00  268.85 Del 
      Fair/Good                50  190.00-190.00  190.00 Del                  
  Wheat                                                                        
      Good                    100  210.00-210.00  210.00 Del Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                    200  155.00-155.00  155.00   
  Corn Silage
      Good                    1    80.00-80.00    80.00  Del                    

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley:                                          
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium/Supreme        1000  270.00-270.00  270.00 Del                   

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 150  319.00-319.00  319.00     Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     50  310.00-310.00  310.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                1875  215.00-220.00  219.13                       
      Premium/Supreme          50  205.00-205.00  205.00  
                     
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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