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 Jan. 25 Tons: 1800 Last Week: 2125 Last Year: 4800 Compared to Jan. 18: Domestic Alfalfa 10.00-15.00 higher in a light test. Export hay not tested this week. Trade slow. Demand excellent as remaining supplies are in firm hands. Retail/Feed store not tested this week. Trade sources report Japan’s largest buyer of Timothy hay will be in the NW next week. All prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise stated. Tons Price Wt. Avg Comments Alfalfa Mid Square Premium/Supreme 1600 210.00-220.00 215.00 Tarped Sudan Mid Square Fair/Good 200 135.00-135.00 135.00 Tarped
Oregon Weekly Hay Report
Jan. 25 Compared to Jan 18: 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 weather has slowed sales. All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay. Some growers are sold out for this crop year. Tons: 668 Last Week: 1376 Last Year: 4183 Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Premium 250 165.00-165.00 165.00 Orchard Grass Large Square Premium 250 185.00-185.00 185.00 Small Square Premium 18 230.00-250.00 244.44 Retail/Stable Mixed Grass Five-Way Small Square Premium 2 275.00-275.00 275.00 Retail/Stable Klamath Basin: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Small Square Premium 75 190.00-190.00 190.00 Retail/Stable Lake County: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Large Square Supreme 35 200.00-200.00 200.00 Small Square Premium 38 200.00-200.00 200.00 Retail/Stable Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed. Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.
Idaho Weekly Hay Report Jan. 25 Tons: 265 Last Week: 1900 Last Year: 14,350 Compared to Jan. 18: Utility Alfalfa hay steady in a light test. Trade near standstill as most supplies have been already sold. Demand remains good especially for feeder and higher 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 Comments Alfalfa Mid Square Utility 265 140.00-140.00 140.00 Rain Damage
California Hay Report
Compared to Jan. 18: All classes traded steady with moderate demand. Rain and snow have been off and on giving California a winter, according to report contacts. Tons: 1650 Last Week: 3635 Last Year: 4160 Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Fair/Good 100 165.00-165.00 165.00 Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Rye Grass Good 100 135.00-135.00 135.00 Dirty Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Supreme 425 240.00-250.00 242.94 Del Weedy Good 25 230.00-230.00 230.00 Fair 75 225.00-230.00 226.67 Del 200 180.00-185.00 182.50 Del Outside Stored Wheat Good 50 160.00-160.00 160.00 200 160.00-165.00 162.50 Del Forage Mix-Three Way Good 100 170.00-170.00 170.00 Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 100 275.00-275.00 275.00 Region 5: Southern California: Tons Price Range Wtd Avg Comments Alfalfa Premium 150 275.00-275.00 275.00 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 Premium 100 255.00-255.00 255.00 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.