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 
Feb. 22
Tons:  1800    Last Week:  275    Last Year:  1740 
   Compared to last Friday, Domestic Alfalfa firm in a light test. Trade slow. 
Demand excellent as remaining supplies are in firm hands. 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           300  220.00-225.00  223.33     Tarped            
  Alfalfa                                                                
    Small Square                                                         
      Premium           150  250.00-250.00  250.00     Retail/Stable     
      Fair/Good          50  200.00-200.00  200.00     Excessive Moisture
  Timothy Grass                                                          
    Small Square                                                         
      Fair/Good        1000  210.00-230.00  220.00     Export            
  Wheat Straw                                                            
    Mid Square                                                           
      Fair/Good         300   70.00-70.00    70.00          
Oregon Weekly Hay Report   
Feb. 22
Compared to Feb 15:  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
slowed sales.  All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay.  Many
growers are sold out for this crop year. 
Tons:  647    Last Week:  1442    Last Year:  661                              
Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                   8  230.00-230.00  230.00                       
  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  29  240.00-250.00  243.45     Retail/Stable     
  Mixed Grass Five-Way
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  15  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     
Eastern Oregon:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                     50  140.00-140.00  140.00                       
Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            175  170.00-170.00  170.00     Rain Damage       
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  53  170.00-170.00  170.00     Retail/Stable     
Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                 102  210.00-210.00  210.00                       
      Premium/Supreme          35  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium/Supreme          30  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
  Oat/Barley Mix
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                     60  135.00-135.00  135.00                       
  Triticale                                                                    
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                     90  135.00-135.00  135.00                       
Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.                   
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
Feb. 22
Tons:  7700    Last Week:  435    Last Year:  3030 
   Compared to last Friday, Domestic Alfalfa steady in a light test. Trade 
moderate 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
  Alfalfa                                                        
    Mid Square                                                   
      Good/Premium      6000  175.00-175.00  175.00     Tarped   
      Fair/Good         1600  150.00-150.00  150.00              
  Oat                                                            
    Mid Square                                                   
      Fair/Good          100  110.00-110.00  110.00     Tarped   
California Hay Report
Feb. 22
Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand.  
According to report contacts, weather (rain) has been effecting early cuttings.
Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  Regions are 
defined at bottom of report.  
Tons:  1801    Last Week:  2225    Last Year:  1345                                                        
Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: No New Sales Confirmed.
Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 250  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                  25  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                    150  110.00-110.00  110.00     Retail/Stable     
  Rice Straw                                                                   
      Good                    250   87.50-87.50    87.50     Retail/Stable     
Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 450  255.00-275.00  263.89 Del                   
      Good/Premium            200  250.00-255.00  252.50 Del                   
  Bermuda Straw                                                                
      Good                     50  165.00-165.00  165.00 Del                   
  Rice Straw                                                                   
      Good                     50  130.00-130.00  130.00 Del                   
Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed.
Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 175  280.00-280.00  280.00     Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     50  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     
Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 150  260.00-260.00  260.00     Retail/Stable 
  Alfalfa Green Chop
      Premium/Supreme           1  180.00-180.00  180.00     Standing         
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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