Learn the latest information in dairy nutrition and management by attending the 2019 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference on June 12 and 13 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa. This premier conference will feature information on dealing with today’s economic environment and the newest research to improve profit.
Hay and straw were more available this past week in Iowa, but the majority of it was lower quality. Some of the offerings may have been stored for an extended period of time. Prices continue to edge higher as end users continue scramble for both hay and straw to get them through a wetter and cooler spring.
Rock Valley Hay Auction for Monday, Apr 29, 2019 Receipts: 23 loads Last Week: 35 loads Year Ago: 26 loads *** This will be the last Rock Valley Monday Hay Auction Report until Rock Valley reopens Monday Hay Auctions again in November 2019.*** Alfalfa: Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 162.50. Fair: Large Rounds, 5 loads 140.00-155.00. Utility: Large Rounds, 3 loads 125.00. Grass: Premium: Small Squares, 1 load 255.00. Good: Large Rounds, 5 loads 150.00-157.50. Fair: Large Rounds, 3 loads 132.50-140.00. Utility: Large Rounds, 3 loads 110.00-120.00. Alfalfa/Grass Mix: Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 150.00. Straw: Scarce. Corn Stalks: Large Rounds, 1 load 57.50.
A webinar will be hosted by I-29 Moo University at 12 noon on Friday, May 17 to review the Dairy Revenue Protection program and the Dairy Margin Coverage program. Presenters will included Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor in Dairy Foods Marketing Economics, University of Minnesota plus Josh Newton and Cassandra Monger, Compeer.