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.