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 Dec. 21
Note: Due to the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays this report will not be issued again until Jan. 11. Tons: 900 Last Week: 725 Last Year: 1700 Compared to Dec. 14: All grades of Alfalfa for export and domestic steady in a light test. Trade slow in pre-holiday trading. Demand remains good. Remaining supplies are in firm hands. Retail/Feed store not tested this week. All prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated. Tons Price Wt. Avg Comments Alfalfa Mid Square Fair/Good 200 175.00-175.00 175.00 Tarped Fair 500 190.00-190.00 190.00 Del Export Wheat Straw Mid Square Fair/Good 200 47.00-47.00 47.00
Oregon Weekly Hay Report  
Dec. 21   
Note: Due to the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays this report will 
not be issued again until Jan. 11.
 Compared to Dec 14:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
week prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.  
Contacts were difficult to get ahold of this week.  Upcoming holidays 
have slowed sales.  All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay.  
Some growers are sold out for this crop year.                                       

Tons:  1886    Last Week:  3036    Last Year:  2780 

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  15  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable     

  Mixed Grass Five-Way                                                         
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  10  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     

Eastern Oregon:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Timothy Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  30  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium/Supreme          50  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
      Premium                  65  175.00-175.00  175.00                       
                               30  185.00-185.00  185.00     Retail/Stable     

  Orchard/Meadow Grass 
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                 200  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable     

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                 136  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
      Premium                1200  185.00-185.00  185.00                       
      Good/Premium             30  170.00-170.00  170.00                       

  Triticale                                                                    
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            120  135.00-135.00  135.00                       

Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.                                         
                                       
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
Dec. 21
Note: Due to the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays this report will 
not be issued again until Jan. 11, 2019.

Tons:  300    Last Week:  3700    Last Year:  3600  

Compared last  Dec. 14: All grades of Alfalfa not tested this week. Trade near 
standstill in pre-holiday trading. Demand remains good especially for feeder hay 
which is in short supply. Testing hay is relatively available. Prices are dollars 
per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated.  

                       Tons      Price           Wt. Avg    
  Oat                                                  
    Mid Square    
        Good            300   70.00-70.00        70.00  
California Hay Report
Dec. 21
Note: Due to the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays this report will 
not be issued again until Jan. 11, 2019.
  Compared to Dec. 14: All classes traded steady with moderate demand.  Region 
6 should be able to get one more cutting before the end of the year hits.  Hay 
is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  Regions are defined 
at bottom of report.  Have a Happy Holiday and Happy New Year.

Tons:  5785    Last Week:  3275    Last Year:  6480                            

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 935  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
                             1000  220.00-220.00  220.00     Very High Testing 

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 500  300.00-300.00  300.00 Del                   
      Premium                  25  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium            400  280.00-280.00  280.00 Del                   
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                  25  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                     25  120.00-120.00  120.00     Retail/Stable     
  Rice Straw                                                                   
      Good                    125   87.50-87.50    87.50     Erosion Control   
  Wheat Straw                                                                  
      Good                    200  135.00-135.00  135.00 Del                   

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 200  260.00-260.00  260.00                       
      Fair/Good               100  195.00-195.00  195.00 Del                   
  Sudan                                                                        
      Good                    500  145.00-145.00  145.00 Del                   
  Corn Stover/Stalks                                                           
      Good                    500   45.00-50.00    47.50                       

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley:                                          
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 500  285.00-285.00  285.00 Del                   

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 150  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     25  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 100  215.00-215.00  215.00     Export            
                              400  245.00-255.00  248.75     Retail     
                               50  235.00-235.00  235.00     Stable         
      Fair/Good                25  135.00-135.00  135.00     Rain 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.              

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