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: 275 Last Week: 600 Last Year: 2350 Compared to last Friday, All grades of Alfalfa for export steady in a light test. Trade remains near standstill. Demand excellent as remaining supplies are in firm hands. Retail/Feed store not tested this week. No confirmed sales on any new crop contracts. 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 130 240.00-240.00 240.00 Export Fair/Good 145 230.00-230.00 230.00 Export
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Compared to Apr 19: 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: 424 Last Week: 1606 Last Year: 1178 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Mixed Grass Five-Way Small Square Premium 5 275.00-275.00 275.00 Retail/Stable Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 265 200.00-200.00 200.00 Good/Premium 64 175.00-175.00 175.00 Small Square Supreme 30 250.00-250.00 250.00 Organic Premium 60 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed. Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed. Klamath Basin: No New Sales Confirmed.
Idaho Weekly Hay Report April 26
Tons: 630 Last Week: 66,150 Last Year: 130 Compared to last Friday, Domestic and export old crop Alfalfa steady in a light test. Trade slow as most interests are awaiting new crop. 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 Supreme 30 185.00-185.00 185.00 Tarped Good/Premium 600 175.00-180.00 177.50 Export
California Hay Report
Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. According to NASS Crop Progress report April 21, 2019, Temperature highs ranged from mid 50s to low 80s in the mountain region, low 60s to high 80s along the coast, mid 60s to low 90s in the valley, and low 70s to high 90s in the desert. Temperature lows ranged from mid-20s to mid-40s in the mountain region, mid 30s to low 50s along the coast, low 40s to mid-50s in the valley, and mid-30s to mid-60s in the desert. Dry farmed grain was being cut in San Luis Obispo County. 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: 6120 Last Week: 6220 Last Year: 4355 Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Premium 100 160.00-160.00 160.00 Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 75 240.00-240.00 240.00 Retail/Stable Orchard Grass Premium 50 240.00-240.00 240.00 New Crop Rice Straw Good 100 87.50-87.50 87.50 Retail/Stable Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 75 250.00-250.00 250.00 600 250.00-250.00 250.00 New Crop 750 265.00-275.00 265.33 Del Premium 150 175.00-175.00 175.00 New Crop Dirty Good/Premium 100 230.00-230.00 230.00 New Crop 100 230.00-240.00 232.50 Del Good 50 220.00-220.00 220.00 New Crop Fair/Good 75 200.00-200.00 200.00 Del Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 150 260.00-260.00 260.00 New Crop Region 5: Southern California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 120 250.00-250.00 250.00 New Crop Premium 25 310.00-310.00 310.00 Retail Region 6: Southeast California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 2900 215.00-225.00 219.79 250 170.00-170.00 170.00 Rain Damage 50 260.00-260.00 260.00 Retail Bermuda Grass Premium 250 155.00-155.00 155.00 Stable Oat Good 150 120.00-120.00 120.00 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.