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. 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
Jan. 25
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.
 

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