Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin)

Weekly Hay Report Aug. 30 This Week Last Week Last Year

5200 20,850 2100

Compared to last Friday, all grades of Alfalfa and Timothy for domestic and export steady. Trade slow to moderate this week as export and domestic buyers remain cautious. Demand remains moderate to good on Alfalfa, very light on Timothy as producers are having a hard time getting any firm offers. Many producers are cutting 4th. Feed store/retail hay 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 350 225.00-225.00 225.00

Good 1000 190.00-190.00 190.00 Export

Alfalfa

Small Square

Premium 200 230.00-230.00 230.00 Retail/Stable

50 238.00-238.00 238.00 Del Export

Alfalfa/Orchard Mix

Small Square

Premium 100 245.00-245.00 245.00 Retail/Stable

Timothy Grass

Mid Square

Premium 650 232.00-234.00 232.62 Del Export

Good 1150 194.00-201.00 198.57 Del Export

Fair 1550 161.00-163.00 161.97 Del Export

Bluegrass

Mid Square

Good 150 96.00-96.00 96.00 Del Export

Oregon Weekly Hay Report

Aug. 30

Compared to August 23: Prices trended generally steady compared to last report’s prices. Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.

Some hay acreage has been changed over to grow hemp this year. All sales in this report are 2019 crop year hay.

Tons: 10,326 Last Week: 3341 Last Year: 9446

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Orchard Grass

Small Square

Premium 10 230.00-230.00 230.00 Retail/Stable

Orchard/Brome/Bluegrass Mix

Small Square

Premium 75 245.00-245.00 245.00 Retail/Stable

Meadow Grass

Small Square

Premium 50 220.00-220.00 220.00 Retail/Stable

Mixed Grass

Small Square

Premium 10 235.00-235.00 235.00 Retail/Stable

Orchard/Bluegrass Mix

Small Square

Premium 60 240.00-240.00 240.00

Oat

Small Square

Good/Premium 12 180.00-180.00 180.00 Retail/Stable

Beardless Wheat

Large Square

Good 75 140.00-140.00 140.00

Bluegrass Straw

Large Square

Utility 300 100.00-100.00 100.00

Eastern Oregon:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Alfalfa

Large Square

Good/Premium 350 175.00-175.00 175.00

Good 900 150.00-150.00 150.00

Timothy Grass

Large Square

Premium 2000 230.00-245.00 234.50 Del

Good/Premium 200 210.00-210.00 210.00 Del

Harney County:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Orchard/Fescue Mix

Small Square

Premium 30 260.00-260.00 260.00 Del Retail/Stable

Klamath Basin:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Alfalfa

Large Square

Premium 500 240.00-240.00 240.00 Ret/Stable, Organic

Small Square

Premium 325 200.00-200.00 200.00

Fair 25 160.00-160.00 160.00 Weedy

Lake County:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Alfalfa

Large Square

Supreme 1320 210.00-210.00 210.00

2900 210.00-225.00 216.52 Export

Good 500 160.00-160.00 160.00

150 175.00-175.00 175.00 Rain Damage

Small Square

Premium 60 200.00-200.00 200.00

300 200.00-200.00 200.00 Export

45 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable

Alfalfa/Oat Mix

Small Square

Good/Premium 29 180.00-180.00 180.00

Triticale

Large Square

Good/Premium 100 155.00-155.00 155.00

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Aug. 30

Tons: 12,800 Last Week: 8050 Last Year: 35,450

Compared to last Friday, all grades of Alfalfa steady to firm. Alfalfa testing

over 185 RFV is hard to find due to weather conditions. Producers are asking a

1.00/RFV point for Supreme quality. Demand remains good especially for high testing

Alfalfa. Retail/Feed store steady. Best demand is for light retail hay. Prices are

dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated.

Tons Price Wt. Avg Comments

Alfalfa

Mid Square

Premium/Supreme 700 193.00-200.00 196.50

Good/Premium 350 200.00-200.00 200.00

Fair 3500 150.00-165.00 157.29 Export

250 140.00-140.00 140.00 Weedy

Utility 1200 125.00-135.00 128.33

Alfalfa

Small Square

Premium 100 230.00-230.00 230.00 Retail/Stable

Wheat Straw

Mid Square

Good 5000 45.00-45.00 45.00

Fair 1500 40.00-40.00 40.00

Barley Straw

Mid Square

Fair 200 45.00-45.00 45.00

California Hay Report

Aug. 30

Compared to last week: Trade activity light to moderate on moderate demand.

According to the FSA Acres Report August 12, 2019, California has 390,299 acres

of Alfalfa and Oats was at 52,476 acres and Teff was at 2,050 acres and

Triticale was at 79,997 acres and Wheat was at 302,828 acres. Hay is reported

FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of

report.

Tons: 6440 Last Week: 8170 Last Year: 6885

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Alfalfa

Supreme 250 195.00-195.00 195.00

300 150.00-150.00 150.00 Rain Damage

Premium 410 165.00-185.00 178.41

300 190.00-190.00 190.00 Contracted

500 180.00-200.00 190.00 Retail/Stable

Good/Premium 400 190.00-200.00 195.00 Export

Good 300 175.00-185.00 180.00 Export

Fair/Good 500 140.00-140.00 140.00 Rain Damage

Wheat Straw

Good 725 50.00-50.00 50.00

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Alfalfa/Orchard Mix

Premium 150 260.00-260.00 260.00 Retail/Stable

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Alfalfa

Supreme 50 285.00-285.00 285.00 Del

Premium 200 230.00-230.00 230.00

Fair/Good 375 170.00-170.00 170.00

50 100.00-100.00 100.00 Weedy

300 215.00-215.00 215.00 Del

Alfalfa/Grass Mix

Premium 400 150.00-150.00 150.00

Forage Mix-Two Way

Good 50 160.00-160.00 160.00 Del

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed.

Region 5: Southern California:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Alfalfa

Premium 100 180.00-180.00 180.00

230 220.00-270.00 252.61 Retail/Stable

Forage Mix-Three Way

Good 50 260.00-260.00 260.00 Retail/Stable

Region 6: Southeast California:

Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments

Alfalfa

Premium 300 195.00-225.00 205.00 Retail/Stable

Fair/Good 500 150.00-150.00 150.00 Export

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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