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 
Jan. 18
Tons:  2125    Last Week:  2000    Last Year:  1290  

   Compared to last Friday, all grades of hay steady to firm in a light test. 
Trade slow. Demand remains good for clean green export hay. Remaining supplies are 
in firm hands. Retail/Feed store not tested this week.  All prices are dollars per 
ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated.  

                      Tons      Price        Wt. Avg    Comments
  Alfalfa                                                               
    Mid Square                                                          
      Fair/Good       1325   200.00-205.00   202.92     Export            
      Fair             800   160.00-170.00   165.63     Tarped    

Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Jan. 18   
Compared to Jan. 11:  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 holidays and
weather have slowed sales.  All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay.  
Some growers are sold out for this crop year.                                                       

Tons:  1376    Last Week:  2857    Last Year:  2718                         

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments       
  Alfalfa                                                                   
    Large Square                                                            
      Premium                 250  165.00-175.00  171.00                    
    Small Square                                                            
      Premium                 131  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable  

  Orchard Grass                                                             
    Large Square                                                            
      Premium                 100  185.00-185.00  185.00                    
    Small Square                                                            
      Premium                  99  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable  

  Beardless Wheat                                                           
    Large Square                                                            
      Good                     65  110.00-110.00  110.00                    

Klamath Basin:                                                              
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments       
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                       
    Small Square                                                            
      Premium                 100  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable  

  Orchard Grass                                                             
    Small Square                                                            
      Premium                  50  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable  

  Meadow Grass                                                             
    Small Square                                                            
      Good                      5  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable  

Lake County:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments       
  Alfalfa                                                                   
    Large Square                                                            
      Supreme                 140  200.00-200.00  200.00                    
      Premium                  24  190.00-190.00  190.00                    
      Good                     24  175.00-175.00  175.00                    
    Small Square                                                            
      Supreme                  15  200.00-200.00  200.00                    
      Premium                  28  250.00-250.00  250.00     Organic        
                               30  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable  
      Good                     15  175.00-175.00  175.00                    

  Oat                                                                       
    Large Square                                                            
      Good                    300  140.00-140.00  140.00                    

Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed.                                     
Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.                  
 
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
Jan. 18
Tons:  1900    Last Week:  2450    Last Year:  1430 
   Compared to last Friday, Supreme and good Alfalfa steady to firm in a light 
test. Trade slow. Demand remains good especially for feeder and higher testing 
dairy hay. Supplies remain scarce. 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                                                    
      Supreme       800   170.00-190.00   178.75     Tarped       
      Good          600   150.00-160.00   156.25     Tarped       
      Utility       500   140.00-140.00   140.00     Rain Damage  
California Hay Report
Jan. 18
Compared to last week: All classes traded steady with moderate demand.  Rain 
and snow has been off and on giving CA a winter, according to report contacts.  
This time last year, Region 6 retail hay was bringing 232.50.  Hay is reported 
FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  Regions are defined at bottom of 
report.  

Tons:  3635    Last Week:  3725    Last Year:  1321                            

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: No New Sales Confirmed.                             

Region 2: Sacramento Valley: No New Sales Confirmed.                             

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 110  200.00-210.00  205.45                       
                              600  255.00-265.00  260.00 Del Retail/Stable     
      Fair/Good               200  180.00-185.00  182.50 Del                   
                              500  200.00-200.00  200.00 Del Barn Stored        
  Sudan                                                                        
      Good                    500  145.00-145.00  145.00 Del                   

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

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 225  279.00-279.00  279.00     Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     25  279.00-279.00  279.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 150  205.00-205.00  205.00                       
                              150  185.00-185.00  185.00     Mix          
                              775  260.00-275.00  263.39     Retail/Stable     
  Bermuda Grass                                                                
      Good/Premium            300   95.00-95.00    95.00                       
  Sudan                                                                        
      Premium                 100   90.00-90.00    90.00                       

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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