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 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
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
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
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.