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
Feb. 1 Tons: 4050 Last Week: 1800 Last Year: 2250 Compared to Jan. 25: Domestic and Export Alfalfa steady in a light test. Trade slow. Demand excellent as remaining supplies are in firm hands. Exporters expect new crop Timothy to be steady to lower than in 2018 due to larger carryover supplies and Alfalfa to be stronger than 2018. Some dairies have chosen to go out of state to contract cheaper 1st cutting new crop Alfalfa. 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 Premium 250 210.00-210.00 210.00 Tarped Fair/Good 3000 165.00-165.00 165.00 Del New Crop Alfalfa Small Square Premium 250 240.00-240.00 240.00 Export Orchard Grass Small Square Premium 100 250.00-250.00 250.00 Retail/Stable Timothy Grass Mid Square Fair/Good 150 150.00-150.00 150.00 Export Timothy Grass Small Square Premium 300 290.00-290.00 290.00 Retail/Stable
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Feb. 1 Compared to Jan 25: Prices trended generally steady compared to last report prices. Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay. Contacts were difficult to get ahold of this week. Recent weather has boosted sales. All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay. Some growers are sold out for this crop year. Tons: 1784 Last Week: 668 Last Year: 419 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Orchard Grass Small Square Premium 30 240.00-240.00 240.00 Eastern Oregon: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Good/Premium 1 140.00-140.00 140.00 Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Small Square Premium 20 175.00-175.00 175.00 Retail/Stable Orchard Grass Small Square Premium 5 175.00-175.00 175.00 Retail/Stable Timothy Grass Small Square Premium 40 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable Klamath Basin: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Fair/Good 150 170.00-170.00 170.00 Rain Damage Mid Square Good 60 160.00-160.00 160.00 Fescue Grass Small Square Good/Premium 29 180.00-180.00 180.00 Retail/Stable Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 249 200.00-200.00 200.00 Premium/Supreme 1200 200.00-200.00 200.00 Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.
Idaho Weekly Hay Report Feb. 1 Tons: 150 Last Week: 265 Last Year: 1000 Compared to Jan. 25: No new sales of Alfalfa reported this week. Trade near standstill as most supplies have been already sold. Demand remains good especially for feeder and higher testing dairy hay. 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 Timothy Grass Mid Square Fair/Good 50 190.00-190.00 190.00 Tarped Wheat Straw Mid Square Fair/Good 100 60.00-60.00 60.00
California Hay Report Feb. 1 Compared to Jan. 25: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. Rain and snow has impacted areas of California and the southern part of the state has had issues with getting enough time between storms to accurately cure hay, or in some cases getting rain damage to hay that has been laid down. Multiple sources have had some weather that has impacted their hay crop, with more rain likely over the weekend. Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of report. Tons: 1700 Last Week: 1650 Last Year: 2660 Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Good/Premium 100 170.00-170.00 170.00 Grass Fair/Good 100 130.00-130.00 130.00 Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium/Supreme 25 280.00-280.00 280.00 Retail/Stable Fair 50 190.00-190.00 190.00 Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 50 210.00-210.00 210.00 25 220.00-220.00 220.00 Retail/Stable Good/Premium 200 188.00-188.00 188.00 Del Wheat Premium 200 165.00-165.00 165.00 Del Corn Stover/Stalks Good 100 110.00-110.00 110.00 Del Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed. Region 5: Southern California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 200 279.00-279.00 279.00 Retail/Stable Forage Mix-Three Way Premium 50 275.00-275.00 275.00 Retail/Stable Region 6: Southeast California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 50 255.00-260.00 257.50 Retail/Stable Good 500 160.00-170.00 165.00 Baleage 50 202.00-202.00 202.00 Frost Damage 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.