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
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
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
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
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.