Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Mar 7, 2019
Receipts:  49 loads    Last Week:  75 loads    Last Year:  34 loads    

Alfalfa:  Premium: Large Squares, 2 loads 175.00-180.00.  Good:
Large Rounds, 5 loads 150.00-162.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 11 loads
130.00-145.00.  Utility:  Large Rounds, 1 load 127.50.

Grass:  Premium: Large Rounds, 5 loads 160.00-180.00.  Good:  Large
Squares, 1 load 157.50; Large Rounds, 10 loads 142.50-157.50.  Fair:
Large Rounds, 1 load 127.50.

Alfalfa / Grass Mix:  Premium: Large Rounds, 2 loads 160.00-162.50.
Good:  Large Rounds, 5 loads 142.50-157.50.  Fair:  Large Squares, 1 load
125.00.

Straw:  2 loads Large Squares, 80.00-90.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 7 loads 62.50-77.50.

Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Monday, Feb 11, 2019

Receipts:  25 loads    Last Week: 26 loads    Year Ago: 21 loads

Alfalfa:  Premium: Large Squares, 1 load 162.50; Large Rounds, 2 
loads 162.50.  Good: Large Rounds, 6 loads 132.50-157.50.  Utility: Large 
Rounds, 1 load 82.50.

Grass:  Premium:  Large Rounds, 2 loads 140.00-150.00.  Good:  Large 
Rounds, 4 loads 130.00-137.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 3 loads 117.50-
127.50.  Utility: Large Rounds, 2 loads 110.00-112.50.

Alfalfa / Grass Mix:  Utility: Large Rounds, 1 load 60.00.

Straw:  Large Squares, 1 load 135.00; Large Rounds, 1 load 97.50.

Corn Stalks:  Large Rounds, 1 load 72.50

Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

Receipts:  53 loads    Last Week:  50 loads    Last Year:  87 loads

Alfalfa:  Supreme:  Large Squares, 1 load 187.50; Large Rounds, 1 load 185.00. Premium: Large Rounds, 3 loads 157.50-175.00. Good: Large Rounds, 9 loads 142.50-157.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 7 loads 127.50-137.50.  Utility: Large Rounds, 3 loads 122.50-125.00.

Grass:  Premium:  Large Rounds, 9 loads 160.00-175.00. Good: Large Rounds, 10 loads 145.00-157.50. Fair: Large Rounds, 4 loads, 135.00-142.00. Utility: Large Rounds, 1 load 115.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mixed: Good: Large Squares, 1 load 127.50; Large Rounds, load 137.50.

Straw:  Large Rounds, 1 load 130.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 4 loads 55.00-62.50.

Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Monday, Nov 26, 2018

Receipts:  36 loads    Last Week:  24 loads    Year Ago:  65 loads

Alfalfa:  Premium: Large Rounds, 1 load 165.00. Good: Large Rounds, 7 load 140.00-147.50. Fair: Large Rounds, 6 loads 130.00-137.50.

Grass:  Premium: Large Rounds, 4 loads 150.00-155.00. Good:  Large Rounds, 3 loads 137.50-145.00. Fair: Large Rounds, 7 loads, 125.00-130.00. Utility: Large Rounds, 1 load, 97.50

Alfalfa/Grass Mix: Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 140.00.

Straw: Scarce.

Corn Stalks: Large Rounds, 6 loads 47.50-52.50.

Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Monday, Nov 19, 2018

Receipts:  24 loads    Last Week:  20 loads    Year Ago:  35 loads

Alfalfa:  Good: Large Rounds, 2 load 130.00-135.00.Fair: Large Rounds, 3 loads 122.50-127.50. Utility: Large Rounds, 1 load 107.50.

Grass:  Good:  Large Rounds, 4 loads 145.00-150.00. Fair: Large Rounds, 4 loads, 117.50-130.50. Utility: Large Rounds, 2 loads, 107.50-115.00

Alfalfa/Grass Mix: Scarce.

Straw: Scarce.

Corn Stalks: Large Rounds, 7 loads 50.00-55.00.

Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

Receipts:  50 loads    Last Week:  45 loads    Last Year:  71 loads

A wider variety of forages was available at the sales around Iowa during the past week. But, like last week, very little of it was scored as Supreme.  As expected, very little top quality hay was baled in Iowa, leaving buyers short handed.  Many buyers are buying on an as needed basis.

Alfalfa:  Premium to Supreme:  Large Rounds, 1 load 185.00.  Good: Large Rounds, 6 loads 140.00-155.00.  Fair: Large Rounds, 2 loads 122.50-127.50.

Grass:  Premium:  Small Squares, 1 load 170.00; Large Rounds, 8 loads 140.00-157.50. Good:  Large Rounds, 9 loads 127.50-137.50. Fair: Large Rounds, 15 loads, 105.00-125.00. Utility: Large Rounds, 1 load 90.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mixed: Good: Large Squares, 1 load 127.50; Large Rounds, load 137.50.

Oat Hay: Large Rounds, 1 load 80.00.

Straw:  Large Squares, 1 load 102.00.

Bean Stubble: Large Rounds, 1 load 55.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 2 loads 65.00.

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Monday, Nov 12, 2018

Receipts:  20 loads    Last Week:  11 loads    Year Ago:  30 loads

Alfalfa:  Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 135.00.: Large Rounds, 3 loads 125.00-127.50.

Grass:  Good:  Large Rounds, 2 loads 145.00-152.50. Fair: Large Rounds, 5 loads, 117.50-127.50.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix: Scarce.

Straw: Scarce.

Corn Stalks: Large Rounds, 7 loads 32.50-80.00.

Weekly Hay Auction Report

Iowa Hay Summary    Week Ending  August 24, 2018

This weeks lower prices were reflective of the poorer quality hay and straw that was being sold.  Iowa producers could not catch a break and again most of the hay was wet when it was baled.  Top of the line dairy hay, both cow and goat, was being brought in from out of state.  Small square bales were scarce as this size of packaging appeared to be bought straight out of the field rather than hauled to a public sale.

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

Receipts:  95 loads    Last Week:  84 loads    Last Year:  82 loads

Alfalfa:  Premium:  Large Squares, 2 loads 165.00-170.00.  Good: Large Squares, 2 loads 145.00-150.00; Large Rounds, 3 loads 145.00- 152.50.  Fair:  Large Rounds, 11 loads 120.00-135.00.  Utility: Large Squares, 2 loads 100.00-112.50; Large Rounds, 13 loads 62.50-115.00.

Grass:  Premium:  Large Rounds, 3 loads 140.00-150.00.  Good:  Large Rounds, 6 loads 120.00-137.50; Small Squares, 1 load 142.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 29 loads 90.00-117.50.  Utility: Large Rounds, 9 loads 70.00-82.50.

Alfalfa/Grass Mixed:  Fair: Large Squares, 1 load 120.00; Large Squares, 1 load 122.50.  Utility to Fair:  Large Rounds, 3 loads 82.50 -87.50; Small Squares, 1 load 80.00.

Straw:  Large Squares, 1 load 105.00; Large Rounds, 2 loads 102.50- 110.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 3 loads 57.50-60.00.

Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Aug 16, 2018

Receipts:  84 loads    Last Week:  78 loads    Last Year:  86 loads

Alfalfa:  Premium:  Large Rounds, 1 load 152.50.  Good:  Large Squares, 5 loads 130.00-147.50; Large Rounds, 3 loads 127.50-137.50. Fair:  Large Squares, 2 loads 120.00-125.00; Large Rounds, 14 loads 112.50-125.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 7 loads 102.50-110.00.

Grass:  Premium:  Large Rounds, 2 loads 132.50-145.00.  Good:  Large Squares, 1 load 130.00; Large Rounds, 12 loads 115.00-127.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 17 loads 90.00-110.00.  Utility: Large Squares, 1 load 80.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mixed:  Good: Large Squares, 1 load 132.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 2 loads 100.00-112.50.  Utility:  Large Rounds, 1 load 75.00.

Straw:  Large Squares, 3 loads 82.50-100.00; Large Rounds, 8 loads 72.500-100.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 4 loads 37.50-50.00.

Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Aug 9, 2018

Receipts:  78 loads    Last Week:  90 loads    Last Year:  86 loads

Alfalfa:  Good:  Large Squares, 2 loads 137.50-145.00.  Fair:  Large Squares, 3 loads 117.50-125.00; Large Rounds, 11 loads 115.00-130.00. Utility: Large Rounds, 3 loads 75.00-107.50, 1 load very poor 40.00.

Grass:  Good:  Small Squares, 1 load 145.00; Large Rounds, 15 loads 117.50-137.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 18 loads 87.50-110.00.  Utility: Large Rounds, 6 loads 60.00-80.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mixed:  Good: Large Rounds, 1 load 130.00.

Straw:  Large Squares, 8 loads 87.50-100.0; Large Rounds, 4 loads 100.00-105.00.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 5 loads 35.00-50.00, mostly 47.50-50.00.