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  RFV ADF TDNCP 
Supreme185+   
Premium170-18527-2954.5-55.920-22
Good150-17029-3252.5-54.5 18-20 
Fair130-150 32-3550.5-52.516-18
Friday, Nov. 30
USDA Market News Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin) Weekly Hay Report Tons: 5610 Last Week: 6950 Last Year: 4635 28,600 tons Holiday 1020
Compared to Nov 16: All grades of Alfalfa for export and domestic steady to firm. Trade active with good demand as more interest was shown by exporters and feeder hay buyers. Exporters are buying fully wrapped hay. Feeder hay is scarce. Retail/Feed store not tested this week. 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
Premium/Supreme 1000 200.00-210.00 205.00 Tarped
Premium 100 201.00-201.00 201.00 Del Export
Good 25,500 180.00-180.00 180.00 Export
1000 150.00-160.00 155.00 Tarped
1000 191.00-191.00 191.00 Del Export

Friday, Nov. 30
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
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:  11,135    Last Week:  No report    Last Year:  1453 

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  30  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable     

  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             30  185.00-185.00  185.00                       
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                 117  230.00-240.00  233.85     Retail/Stable     
                                8  250.00-250.00  250.00 Del Retail/Stable     

  Meadow Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  50  215.00-215.00  215.00     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          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                   1200  130.00-130.00  130.00                       

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             60  155.00-155.00  155.00                       

  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  10  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable     

  Timothy Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  75  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     

Harney County:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                1250  200.00-200.00  200.00                       

  Meadow Grass                                                                
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            150  120.00-120.00  120.00                       

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                     75  175.00-175.00  175.00     Rain Damage       
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium/Supreme         100  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
      Good                     65  175.00-175.00  175.00                       
      Utility                  20   60.00-60.00    60.00     Extremely Weedy             

  Barley                                                                       
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                    200  145.00-145.00  145.00     Organic           

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                5200  210.00-210.00  210.00     Export            
      Premium                1900  180.00-190.00  185.26                       
      Good                    200  170.00-170.00  170.00     Rain Damage       

  Rye Grass                                                                    
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                     25  100.00-100.00  100.00                       
    Small Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             25  180.00-180.00  180.00     Organic           

  Oat                                                                          
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                     25  100.00-100.00  100.00                       

  Triticale                                                                    
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             30  140.00-140.00  140.00                       

  Forage Mix-Two Way                                                           
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             30  150.00-150.00  150.00                       

  Alfalfa/Triticale Mx                                                         
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            250  150.00-150.00  150.00


Friday, Nov. 30
USDA Market News
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
Tons:  4700    Last Week:  Holiday    Last Year:  3100 

   Compared 2 weeks ago Friday, all grades of Alfalfa firm in a light test. Trade 
slow with good demand especially for Feeder and Organic Alfalfa as demand exceeds 
supply at this time of the year. Prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or 
ranch unless otherwise stated.  

                     Tons      Price        Wt. Avg    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                      
    Mid Square                                                 
      Premium        1000   170.00-170.00   170.00     Export  
      Good            400   195.00-195.00   195.00     Organic 
                      800   155.00-155.00   155.00     Tarped  
      Fair           1500   160.00-160.00   160.00     Organic 
  Timothy Grass                                             
    Mid Square                                                 
      Premium        1000   240.00-240.00   240.00  

Friday, Nov. 30
California Hay Report
Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand.  
According to the Crop Progress report 11/25/18, dry, hazy, and stagnant 
conditions prevailed for most of early part of the week. By midweek, a series of 
upper level troughs brought cooler and wetter conditions to most of the state. 
The higher elevations saw a mixture of rain and snow, making for difficult 
holiday travel conditions. Some areas reported 6 to 15 inches of snowfall along 
the Sierras. By the weekend, a quieter weather pattern in which dry conditions 
with some scattered showers over the higher elevations became established.  
Temperature highs ranged from upper 50s to mid 60s in the Sierras, low 60s to 
low 70s in the mountains, mid 60s to mid 70s in the Central Valley, upper 60s to 
upper 70s along the coast, and upper 60s to low 80s in the desert.  Temperature 
lows ranged from upper single digits to low 30s in the Sierras, low 30s to low 
50s along the coast, upper 20s to low 40s in the Central Valley, low 20s to mid 
40s in the desert, and mid 20s to upper 30s in the mountains.  Beans continued 
to be harvested in Sutter County. In Tulare cotton harvest concluded, alfalfa 
was cut and baled, and barley was planted. Corn and sorghum were harvested for 
silage in Fresno County.  Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise 
noted.  Regions are defined at bottom of report. 

Tons:  1805    Last Week:  0    Last Year:  3125                               

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 170  225.00-225.00  225.00                       
      Premium/Supreme         110  180.00-180.00  180.00                       
      Premium                 500  170.00-170.00  170.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed.                             

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed.                            

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                  50  230.00-230.00  230.00                       
      Premium                  25  280.00-280.00  280.00     Retail/Stable     
  Alfalfa/Rye Mix                                                              
      Good                     15  200.00-200.00  200.00     Organic           
  Rye Grass                                                                    
      Good                     85  180.00-180.00  180.00     Organic           

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 175  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     25  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 500  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium            150  240.00-240.00  240.00     Export  


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