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 
March 22
Tons:  1350    Last Week:  600    Last Year:  17,150   

   Compared to last March 15: Domestic Utility/Fair Alfalfa steady in a light test. 
Timothy for domestic use firm. Trade slow. Demand excellent as remaining supplies 
are in firm hands. Most of the trade area thawed out this week and returned to 
normal spring like weather with no snow forecast for the foreseen future. 
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                                                            
      Utility/Fair       350  200.00-200.00  200.00     Tarped            

  Timothy Grass                                                           
    Mid Square                                                            
      Utility/Fair      1000  170.00-170.00  170.00     Tarped 
Oregon Weekly Hay Report   
March 22
Compared to March 15:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
report's prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.  
Recent weather and snow in the growing areas has slowed movement.  All 
sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay.  Many growers are sold out 
for this crop year.

Tons:  1349    Last Week:  2053    Last Year:  2098                            

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  15  250.00-250.00  250.00     Retail/Stable     

  Mixed Grass Five-Way
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                   5  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     

Eastern Oregon:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                 120  175.00-185.00  179.17     Retail/Stable     

  Timothy Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  50  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          

  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  75  175.00-190.00  180.00     Retail/Stable     

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                 902  200.00-215.00  208.87                       
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                 150  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     

  Triticale                                                                    
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             32  135.00-135.00  135.00    
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
March 22
Tons:  4495    Last Week:  4700    Last Year:  200  

   Compared to last March 15: Domestic and export Alfalfa steady in a light test. 
Trade slow as most interests are awaiting new crop. Demand remains. Some out of 
state reported coming into the trade area. 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                                                     
      Fair/Good     2395   145.00-145.00    145.00     Export      
                    2100   155.00-160.00    157.62     Tarped    
California Hay Report
March 22
Compared to March 15: All classes traded steady with moderate demand.  
According to report contacts, new crop hay is two to three weeks behind last 
year’s start.  Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  
Regions are defined at bottom of report.  

Tons:  3125    Last Week:  4025    Last Year:  2325                            

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

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium/Supreme          25  280.00-280.00  280.00 Del                   
      Premium                 200  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                  25  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     
  Oat                                                                          
      Good                     25  150.00-150.00  150.00     Retail/Stable     
  Rice Straw                                                                   
      Good                    150   87.50-87.50    87.50     Erosion Control   
                              150   87.50-87.50    87.50     Retail/Stable     

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium/Supreme          50  250.00-250.00  250.00                       
                              100  265.00-265.00  265.00 Del                   
      Premium                 300  260.00-260.00  260.00                       
      Good/Premium            100  250.00-260.00  255.00 Del                   
      Good                    150  235.00-235.00  235.00 Del                   
      Fair/Good               250  220.00-220.00  220.00 Del                   
      Fair                    100  200.00-205.00  202.50 Del Grassy            
  Orchard/Rye                                                                  
      Premium                 200  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable     
  Wheat Straw                                                                  
      Good                     75  125.00-125.00  125.00 Del                   

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

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 150  279.00-279.00  279.00     Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     25  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 300  215.00-220.00  218.33     New Crop                  
      Premium/Supreme         200  210.00-210.00  210.00     Clippings         
      Premium                 175  210.00-210.00  210.00     New Crop                  
                              300  265.00-265.00  265.00     Retail/Stable     
  Bermuda Grass                                                                
      Premium                  75  230.00-250.00  243.33     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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