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 
May 31
Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin) Weekly Hay Report 

***Note: Due to scheduling conflicts this report will not be issued again until 
June 21, 2019.***

Tons:  5425    Last Week:  2800    Last Year:  17,160       

   Compared to last Friday, Premium/Supreme non rained on new crop Alfalfa 
steady. Trade slow to moderate. Demand remains good. Dairies are aggressive for 
quality new crop. Rain showers over the trade area early in the week resulted in 
excessive rain damage to new crop. All reported sales this week is for new crop. 
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                                                        
      Supreme         1875   223.00-230.00   223.47      Tarped       
      Premium          400   225.00-225.00   225.00      Tarped       
      Utility/Fair    2000   160.00-170.00   165.00      Rain Damage  
                      1000   175.00-175.00   175.00  Del Rain Damage  

  Alfalfa                                                               
    Small Square                                                        
      Premium          150   230.00-230.00   230.00      Retail/Stable  
Oregon Weekly Hay Report   
May 31
Compared to May 24:  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.  All sales in this report 
are 2018 crop year hay.  Most growers are sold out for this crop year.

Tons:  341    Last Week:  310    Last Year:  93                                

Eastern Oregon:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  16  175.00-185.00  181.25     Retail/Stable     

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Meadow Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  25  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            300  215.00-215.00  215.00     Organic           

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: No New Sales Confirmed.           
Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.                                         
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
May 31
***Note: Due to scheduling conflicts this report will not be issued again until 
June 21, 2019.***

Tons:  200    Last Week:  1650    Last Year:  1020   

   Compared to last Friday, Domestic New crop Alfalfa steady in a light test. 
Trade slow. Demand remains good. Rain in the trade continues to delay harvest of 
new crop. Processors are running low on inventory due to rain delays on new crop. 
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       200   195.00-195.00   195.00     Tarped 
California Hay Report
May 31
Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. 
According to Crop Progress report May 26, 2019, In the Sacramento Valley, winter 
wheat progressed well. Corn and safflower continued to be progressing well in 
Kings County. Alfalfa harvest continued. In Tulare County, corn and cotton 
continued to be planted. Wheat, alfalfa, and oats continued to be harvested. 
Silage crops were being cut.  California rice planted was at 90% versus 91% for 
the same time in 2018 and Cotton planted was at 99% versus 100% for the same 
time in 2018.  Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  
Regions are defined at bottom of report.  

Tons:  5710    Last Week:  3605    Last Year:  13,000                          

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: No New Sales Confirmed.

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 100  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                  25  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                    100  150.00-150.00  150.00     Retail/Stable     
  Rice Straw                                                                   
      Good                    100   87.00-87.00    87.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 100  235.00-235.00  235.00                       
                               25  245.00-245.00  245.00 Del                   
      Fair/Good               200  100.00-100.00  100.00     Rain Damage       
                               75  150.00-150.00  150.00 Del Rain Damage       
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                    450  170.00-188.00  186.00 Del                   
  Wheat                                                                        
      Good                    400  130.00-130.00  130.00                       
                              500  155.00-170.00  164.00 Del                   

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley:                                          
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 125  280.00-280.00  280.00 Del                   
      Premium/Supreme          80  270.00-270.00  270.00 Del                   

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                1500  248.00-248.00  248.00                       

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 400  240.00-245.00  243.75     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium           1380  195.00-200.00  199.35                       
                              150  185.00-185.00  185.00     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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