Oregon Weekly Hay Report

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Portland, OR    Fri Jul 18, 2014    USDA Market News

Oregon Weekly Hay Report

Tons:  15,378    Last Week:  20,209    Last Year:  12,365                      

   Compared to July 11:  Prices narrowly mixed but mostly steady with last week?s
offerings for the same quality.  Volume of trading was smaller than last week.  Hay 
demand was good.  All prices are in dollars per ton and FOB unless otherwise 
stated.

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            750  240.00-240.00  240.00                       
  Orchard/Bluegrass                                                            
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  25  245.00-245.00  245.00                       
  Forage Mix-Seven Way                                                         
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  20  220.00-220.00  220.00     Retail/Stable     
  Grass Mix-Five Way                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  15  290.00-290.00  290.00     Retail/Stable     
  Bluegrass Straw                                                              
    Large Square                                                               
      Utility                 500  100.00-100.00  100.00                       

Eastern Oregon:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                 450  205.00-205.00  205.00                       
      Good/Premium           1200  230.00-230.00  230.00     Contracted        
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  35  220.00-220.00  220.00                       
                               50  170.00-170.00  170.00     Retail/Stable     

Harney County:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium/Supreme         300  250.00-250.00  250.00     Export            
      Premium                 250  200.00-200.00  200.00     Rain Damage       
  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                 300  185.00-185.00  185.00                       

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Good                     25  250.00-250.00  250.00     Old Crop          
                               93  230.00-230.00  230.00     Weedy             
      Fair                     50  210.00-210.00  210.00     Weedy             
  Wheat                                                                        
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                 450  220.00-220.00  220.00     Organic           
  Triticale                                                                    
    Small Square                                                               
      Fair                     25  175.00-175.00  175.00     Weedy             

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                1500  270.00-270.00  270.00                       
      Premium/Supreme         730  250.00-250.00  250.00                       
      Premium                1250  250.00-250.00  250.00                       
      Good                   1500  235.00-245.00  238.33                       
    Small Square                                                               
      Supreme                3000  260.00-275.00  267.50                       
      Premium                 100  250.00-250.00  250.00                       
      Good                    100  225.00-225.00  225.00     Old Crop          
                               35  140.00-220.00  190.29     Organic           
  Timothy Grass                                                                
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                2000  290.00-290.00  290.00                       
  Triticale                                                                    
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                 625  160.00-170.00  168.00

   Alfalfa hay test guidelines, (for domestic livestock use and not 
more than 10% grass), used with visual appearance and intent of sale 
Quantitative factors are approximate and many factors can affect 
feeding value.

               ADF     NDF     RFV     TDN-100%    TDN-90%   CP-100%
   Supreme     <27     <34     >185      >62       >55.9       >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     >35     >44     <130      <56       <50.5       <16

   ADF = Acid Detergent Fiber; NDF = Neutral Detergent Fiber; 
RFV = Relative Feed Value; TDN = Total Digestible nutrients.
RFV calculated using the Wis/Minn formula.  TDN calculated using the 
western formula. Values based on 100% dry matter, TDN both 90% and 100%.

   Quantitative factors are approximate, and many factors can affect feeding 
value.  Values based on 100 pct dry matter.  End usage may influence hay price
or value more than testing results.

   Grass Hay guidelines
Quality       Crude Protein Percent
Premium            Over 13
Good                  9-13
Fair                   5-9
Utility            Under 5

   Contracted price ? Price and conditions of sale agreed upon when buyer 
and seller negotiate a transaction.

Source:     USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR
            Tiffany Smit 503-326-2237
            Portland.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
            www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ML_GR313.txt
            www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews

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