September 2015 hay prices were at $145.00/ton, unchanged from the previous month.  September 2015 hay prices were down $27 from last year.

Hay prices in 2014 averaged $175.08/ton, down from $182.83 in 2013.

Hay prices reached $196.00/ton in May 2014, the highest on record.

High $195.00 $202.00 $175.00
Low $163.00 $156.00 $145.00
Average $182.83 $175.08 $156.67
Month 2013 2014 2015
January $188.00 $162.00 $149.00
February $192.00 $167.00 $153.00
March $195.00 $170.00 $157.00
April $195.00 $188.00 $168.00
May $195.00 $196.00 $175.00
June $192.00 $191.00 $162.00
July $181.00 $185.00 $156.00
August $177.00 $181.00 $145.00
September $174.00 $172.00 $145.00
Octover $174.00 $171.00  
November $168.00 $162.00  
December $163.00 $156.00  
Source:  NASS/USDA (tons)

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High $113.00 $185.00 $192.00
Low $104.00 $112.00 $172.00
Average $109.58 $158.92 $184.42
Month 2010 2011 2012
January 106.00 112.00 $172.00
February 104.00 116.00 $177.00
March 107.00 126.00 $183.00
April 108.00 143.00 $192.00
May 113.00 171.00 $192.00
June 112.00 168.00 $180.00
July 111.00 179.00 $179.00
August 110.00 179.00 $183.00
September 112.00 180.00 $185.00
Octover 111.00 185.00 $191.00
November 110.00 174.00 $190.00
December 111.00 174.00 $189.00
Source:  NASS/USDA (tons)