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 26
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   
April 26
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
April 26
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.                     

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