Weekly Hay Auction Report

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Sioux Falls, SD    Thu Feb 15, 2018    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News

 

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Feb 15, 2018

Receipts:  79 loads    Last Week:  70 loads    Last Year:  97 loads

Compared to last week:  All classes traded steady.

Alfalfa:  Premium: Large Squares, 1 load 145.00; Large Rounds, 1 load 167.50. Good:  Large Squares, 6 loads 122.50-130.00; Large Rounds, 7 loads 120.00- 135.00.  Fair: Large Squares, 1 load 117.50; Large Rounds, 9 loads 107.50- 117.50.  Utility: Large Squares, 1 load 97.50; Large Rounds, 2 loads 90.00- 100.00.

Grass:  Premium: Large Rounds, 2 loads 137.50.  Good: Large Squares, 1 load 120.00; Small Squares, 1 load 150.00; Large Rounds, 13 loads 110.00-125.00.  Fair: Large Rounds, 11 loads 90.00-105.00.   Utility: Large Squares, 1 load 85.00; Small Squares, 1 load 117.50; Large Rounds, 1 load 77.50.

Alfalfa/Grass Mixed: Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 112.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 1 load 97.50.  Utility: Large Rounds, 1 load 60.00.

Straw: Large Squares, 2 loads 47.50-55.00, damaged; Small Squares, 1 load

4.50 per bale; Large Rounds, 2 loads 70.00-92.50.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 11 loads 32.50-45.00, mostly 40.00-45.00.

Cat Tails: Large Rounds, 1 load 40.00.

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Rock Valley Hay Auction for Monday, Feb 12, 2018

Receipts:  21 loads    Last Week:  23 loads    Year Ago:  43 loads

Compared to last week: No test due to light volume.  Noting that corn stalks traded with a firmer undertone.

Alfalfa:  Good: Large Squares, 1 load 125.00.  Fair: Large Squares, 2 loads 115.00-120.00; Large Rounds, 3 loads 110.00-120.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 1 load 102.50.

Grass:  Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 130.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 6 loads 97.50-110.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix: Bailage, 1 load 60.00.

Straw:  Large Squares, 2 loads 42.50-95.00.

Corn Stalks:  Large Rounds, 4 loads 42.50-47.50.

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Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Feb 08, 2018

Receipts:  70 loads    Last Week:  82 loads    Last Year:  98 loads

Compared to last week:  Demand was good for overall lower quality.

Alfalfa:  Premium: large Squares, 1 load 157.50.  Good:  Large Squares, 5 loads 120.00-135.00; Large Rounds, 6 loads 120.00-135.00.  Fair: Large Rounds, 8 loads 105.00-117.50.  Utility: Large Squares, 1 load 97.50; Small Squares, 1 load 112.50; Large Rounds, 4 loads 90.00-102.50.

Grass:  Good: Large Rounds, 8 loads 112.50-127.50.  Fair: Large Squares, 1 load 107.50; Large Rounds, 12 loads 97.50-110.00.   Utility: Large Squares, 2 loads 70.00-75.00; Small Squares, 1 load 107.50; Large Rounds, 7 loads 85.00- 95.00.

Straw: Large Squares, 4 loads 72.50-100.00; Large Rounds, 1 load 95.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 8 loads 37.50-47.50, mostly 37.50-40.00.

 

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Rock Valley Hay Auction for Monday, Feb 05, 2018

Receipts:  23 loads    Last Week:  30 loads    Year Ago:  43 loads

Compared to last week: No test due to light volume.

Alfalfa:  Fair: Large Squares, 3 loads 117.50-120.00; Large Rounds, 4 loads 110.00-115.00.  Utility: Large Squares, 2 loads 97.50.

Grass:  Good: Large Squares, 2 loads 127.50-137.50; Large Rounds, 1 load 137.00.  Fair: Large Rounds, 4 loads 117.50-125.00. Utility: Large Squares, 1 load 110.00; Large Rounds, 2 loads 92.50-107.50.

Straw:  Large Squares, 2 loads 90.00-100.00.

Corn Stalks:  Large Rounds, 2 loads 37.50.

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Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

Receipts:  70 loads    Last Week:  97 loads    Last Year:  36 loads

Compared to last week:  Hay sold mostly steady.  Demand was good for overall average quality.

Alfalfa:  Premium:  Large Squares, 2 loads 140.00; Large Rounds, 3 loads 142.50-152.50.  Good:  Large Squares, 3 loads 127.50-130.00; Large Rounds, 13 loads 110.00-127.50.  Fair:  Large Rounds 97.50-107.50.

Grass:  Premium:  Large Rounds, 4 loads 132.50-145.00.  Good: Large Rounds, 6 loads 122.50-127.50.  Fair:  Large Squares, 2 loads 92.50-95.00; Large Rounds, 15 loads 97.50-115.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  No Sales.

Straw:  Large Squares, 3 loads 85.00-87.50, poor quality 50.00. Large Rounds, 1 load 70.00.

Bean Straw:  No Sales.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 5 loads 30.00-42.50.

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

Receipts:  97 loads    Last Week:  70 loads    Last Year:  85 loads

Compared to last week: Alfalfa and grass sold steady.  Prices dollars per ton, except where noted.

Alfalfa:  Premium:  Large Squares, 4 loads 142.50-147.50.  Good: 1 load 137.50.  Fair:  Large Squares, 10 loads Large Squares and Rounds 115.00-130.00.  Utility: Large Squares and Rounds, 17 loads 95.00-112.50.

Grass:  Premium:  Large Rounds, 3 loads 132.50-140.00.  Good: Large Rounds, 13 loads 115.00-127.50.  Fair: Large Squares and Rounds, 26 loads 90.00-110.00; Small Squares, 1 load 2.75 per bale.  Utility: Large Rounds, 2 loads 60.00-75.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 122.50.

Straw:  Small Squares, 1 load 4.75 per bale; Large Squares, 3 loads 62.50-82.50; Large Rounds, 3 loads 65.00-72.50.

Bean Straw:  Large Rounds, 20.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 8 loads 35.00-37.50.

Iowa Corn Silage Production Down; Hay Up

The USDA NASS Upper Midwest Regional Office January crop production report shows Iowa corn for silage production is estimated at 6.93 million tons, down 12 percent from 2016. The silage yield estimate of 21.0 tons per acre is down 3.0 tons per acre from 2016. Producers harvested 330,000 acres of corn for silage unchanged from 2016.

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Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Monday, Jan 8, 2017

Receipts:  50 loads    Last Week:  NA loads    Year Ago:  56 loads

Compared to last week:  Market was steady compared to last Thursday

Alfalfa:  Good: Small Squares, 1 load 145.00, 1 load 4.75 per bale; Large Rounds, 6 loads 130.00-150.00.  Fair: Large Squares, 2 loads 127.50; Large Rounds, 7 loads 112.50-127.50.

Grass:  Good: Large Rounds, 9 loads 117.50-137.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 10 loads 95.00-112.50.  Utility: Large Squares, 1 load 70.00.

Alfalfa/Grass: Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 115.00.

Straw:  Large Squares, 2 loads 102.50-115.00; Large Rounds, 1 load 80.00.

Corn Stalks:  Large Rounds, 9 loads 40.00-42.50.

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Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Dec 28, 2017

Receipts:  48 loads    Last Week:  68 loads    Last Year:  109 loads

Compared to last week: Alfalfa and grass sold steady.

Alfalfa:  Good: Large Rounds, 6 loads 130.00-150.00.  Fair:  Large Rounds, 7 loads 117.50-127.50.  Utility: Large Squares, 2 loads 80.00-82.50; Large Rounds,3 loads 87.50-105.00.

Grass:  Good: Large Rounds, 9 loads 125.00-137.50.  Fair: Large Squares, 1 load 115.00; Large Rounds, 3 loads 120.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 2 loads 97.50-100.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  Good: Large Squares, 1 load 135.00; Large Rounds, 1 load 125.00.  Utility: Large Squares, 1 load 85.00; Large Rounds 1 load 92.50.

Oat Hay:  None.

Rye Hay:  None.

Millet Hay:  None.

Straw:  Large Squares, 1 load 110.00; Large Rounds, 2 loads 95.00-100.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Squares, 2 loads 42.50-45.00; Large Rounds, 6 loads 37.50- 47.50.

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Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Receipts:  68 loads    Last Week:  80 loads    Last Year:  113 loads

Compared to last week: Alfalfa and grass sold steady.

Alfalfa:  Good: Large Squares, 6 loads 115.00-130.00; Large Rounds, 8 loads 115.00-130.00.  Fair:  Large Squares, 1 load 110.00; Small Squares, 1 load 130.00; Large Rounds, 9 loads 100.00-110.00.  Utility: Small Squares, 1 load 3.50 per bale; Large Rounds, 4 loads 65.00-87.50.

Grass:  Good: Large Rounds, 13 loads 120.00-132.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 5 loads 102.50-115.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 4 loads 85.00-97.50.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  Fair: 3 loads 90.00-105.00.

Oat Hay:  None.

Rye Hay:  None.

Millet Hay:  None.

Straw:  None.

Cornstalks:  None.