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 
July 12
Tons:  10,490    Last Week:  22,350    Last Year:  15,282        

   Compared to July 5: All grades of Alfalfa and Timothy steady. Higher 
grades of Timothy not reported this week. Buyers are committing to Timothy hay 
purchases but not committing to a price until it ships. Trade moderate to active 
this week as export and domestic buyers remain active. Demand remains good. Export 
cuber hay is being hauled out right away while press hay is being wrapped for later 
take out. Retail/Feed store firm.   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        2000   195.00-200.00   197.50     Export        
      Good           3700   180.00-185.00   181.55     Export 
                     1000   180.00-180.00   180.00     Tarped        
                      450   197.00-197.00   197.00 Del Export        
      Fair            600   185.00-190.00   186.67     Export        

  Alfalfa                                                            
    Small Square                                                     
      Premium         200   240.00-240.00   240.00     Retail/Stable 

  Timothy Grass                                                      
    Mid Square                                                       
      Good            300   230.00-230.00   230.00     Export        
      Fair            210   150.00-150.00   150.00 Del Export        

  Timothy Grass                                                      
    Small Square                                                     
      Premium          30   270.00-270.00   270.00     Retail/Stable 

  Bluegrass                                                          
    Mid Square                                                       
      Utility        2000     30.00-30.00    30.00     Export        
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
July 12  
Compared to July 5:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
report's prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.
Some hay acreage has been changed over to grow hemp this year.  Rain in 
the growing areas has slowed sales somewhat this week.  All sales in this
report are New Crop 2019 crop year hay, unless otherwise denoted by OC or
Old Crop.

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  50  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  10  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard/Bluegrass/Brome Mix
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  50  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable 

  Triticale/Orchard Mix                                                    
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  25  190.00-190.00  190.00     Retail/Stable 

Harney County:                                                             
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Large Square                                                           
      Supreme                 690  200.00-210.00  201.30                   
      Premium                  60  195.00-195.00  195.00                   

Klamath Basin:                                                             
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Large Square                                                           
      Good                    250  160.00-160.00  160.00                   
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  25  200.00-200.00  200.00                   

Lake County:                                                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Large Square                                                           
      Supreme                1000  200.00-200.00  200.00                   
                             5000  230.00-230.00  230.00     Export        
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium/Supreme          30  200.00-200.00  200.00                   

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                      
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  30  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable 

  Timothy Grass                                                            
    Large Square                                                           
      Premium                 750  230.00-230.00  230.00                   

  Alfalfa/Triticale Mix                                                    
    Large Square                                                           
      Good/Premium            300  165.00-165.00  165.00                   

Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed.                                    

Idaho Weekly Hay Report

July 12
Tons:  8150    Last Week:  10,100    Last Year:  20,630    

   Compared to last Friday, All grades of Alfalfa steady. No Timothy sales were 
reported this week. Buyers are committing to Timothy hay purchases but not 
committing to a price until it ships. Demand remains good especially for pellet 
quality and high 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 
  Alfalfa                                               
    Mid Square                                          
      Premium/Supreme   1050   190.00-190.00   190.00   
      Fair/Good         6500   150.00-150.00   150.00   
      Fair               600   135.00-140.00   137.50   
California Hay Report
July 12
 Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate to good demand.  
Last week’s earthquake in the Southern end of California didn’t affect the hay 
market, according to report contacts.  According to the Crop Progress Report 
June 8, 2019, in Tulare County, corn, cotton, and safflower progressed well. 
Wheat and oats continued to be harvested. Silage crops were being cut. Safflower 
progressed well and sorghum was planted in Kings County. Cutting of alfalfa 
continued. In the Sacramento Valley, winter wheat harvest continued and rice 
continued to progress well. Safflower started to bloom and sunflower continued 
to be planted.Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  
Regions are defined at bottom of report.  

Tons:  13,865    Last Week:  8230    Last Year:  11,120                        

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 550  200.00-205.00  201.82                       
                              350  200.00-200.00  200.00     Contracted Export       
                             1400  200.00-220.00  211.43     Export            
      Premium                 200  195.00-195.00  195.00                       
                              250  210.00-210.00  210.00     Contracted        
                             2600  190.00-190.00  190.00     Export            
                               25  180.00-180.00  180.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium            400  180.00-180.00  180.00                       
                              150  140.00-140.00  140.00     Weedy             
      Fair/Good               700  150.00-180.00  158.57                       
      Fair                    200  160.00-160.00  160.00                       
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                 220  210.00-210.00  210.00     Retail/Stable     
  Grain                                                                          
      Good                    500  110.00-110.00  110.00                       

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 350  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
      Fair/Good               600  160.00-180.00  166.67                       
                             1000   80.00-80.00    80.00     Excessive Moisture

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                  50  250.00-250.00  250.00                       
      Premium                 150  200.00-200.00  200.00 Del Retail/Stable     
      Good                     25  190.00-190.00  190.00                       
                               75  200.00-200.00  200.00 Del                   
  Wheat                                                                        
      Good                    100  150.00-150.00  150.00                       
                              100   90.00-90.00    90.00     Excessive Moisture
  Wheat Straw                                                                  
      Good                    200   90.00-90.00    90.00                       

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

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 200  255.00-255.00  255.00     Contracted Retail       
                              150  280.00-280.00  280.00     Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     25  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Good                    820  190.00-210.00  198.48     Small Bale                  
                             1400  170.00-180.00  173.57     Export            
                             1000  185.00-185.00  185.00     For Pellet          
                               75  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable     

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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