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: 6775 Last Week: 1550 Last Year: 1400
Note: Due to scheduling conflicts this report will not be issued again until April, 19.
Compared to March 29: All grades of Alfalfa and Timothy steady in a light test. Trade slow to moderate. Demand excellent as remaining supplies are in firm hands. Export sources report that the Japan Hay market is dropping on all products. Most exporters are lowering Timothy by 25.00-40.00/ton to stimulate demand because exporter owned inventory is too high. Grass straw and Alfalfa are better but still show a softer trend. 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 1600 235.00-240.00 238.44 Tarped Premium 1100 255.00-255.00 255.00 Del Tarped Good 4050 185.00-215.00 185.37 Tarped Timothy Grass Small Square Fair/Good 25 220.00-220.00 220.00 Retail/Stable
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Compared to March 29: 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. Many growers are sold out for this crop year. Tons: 821 Last Week: 405 Last Year: 1154 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Small Square Premium 8 240.00-240.00 240.00 Retail/Stable Orchard Grass Small Square Premium 8 235.00-235.00 235.00 Retail/Stable Klamath Basin: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Good 100 180.00-180.00 180.00 Rain Damage Small Square Premium 75 175.00-185.00 181.67 Retail/Stable Good/Premium 200 150.00-150.00 150.00 Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 250 215.00-215.00 215.00 Small Square Supreme 30 250.00-250.00 250.00 Organic Premium 30 200.00-200.00 200.00 60 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable Oat Large Square Good/Premium 60 130.00-130.00 130.00 Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed. Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.
Idaho Weekly Hay Report April 5
Tons: 1000 Last Week: 15000 Last Year: 1100
Note: Due to scheduling conflicts this report will not be issued again until April 19. Compared to last Friday, Domestic Alfalfa steady in a light test. Trade near standstill. Demand remains good. 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 1000 160.00-160.00 160.00 Tarped
California Hay Report
Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. According to NASS Crop Progress report April 1 low pressure moved across the northern part of the state bringing rain as well as some light snow at the higher elevations of the Sierras. Temperature lows ranged from the 20s to upper 40s in the Sierras and the desert, low 30s to low 60s along the coast, and upper 30s to mid-50s in the Central Valley. Temperature highs ranged from upper 30s to high 60s in the Sierras, low 50s to low 80s in the valley, low 50s to the 80s along the coast, and low 60s to high 80s in the desert. In Tulare County, wheat and alfalfa continued to mature. Silage crops were being cut. Spring silage began planting in fields. Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of report. Tons: 3125 Last Week: 4970 Last Year: 3575 Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: No New Sales Confirmed. Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 75 240.00-240.00 240.00 Retail/Stable Alfalfa/Orchard Mix Premium 50 280.00-280.00 280.00 Retail/Stable Rice Straw Good 100 87.50-87.50 87.50 Erosion Control 50 87.50-87.50 87.50 Retail/Stable Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 200 240.00-255.00 250.00 125 265.00-265.00 265.00 Del Premium/Supreme 200 265.00-265.00 265.00 Del Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 100 278.00-278.00 278.00 Del Region 5: Southern California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 150 319.00-319.00 319.00 Retail/Stable Forage Mix-Three Way Good 50 310.00-310.00 310.00 Retail/Stable Region 6: Southeast California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 1675 210.00-215.00 214.40 350 215.00-215.00 215.00 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.