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Missouri Weekly Hay Summary Week ending 08/06/10

Friday, August 6, 2010

   Dangerously high levels of heat settled over the state this week 
causing areas in the south central and south east parts of the state 
to dry out even more. Over half of the pasture in the south east region 
is now rated in very poor condition. The flip side is northwest region 
were near 90 percent of pastures are rated good to excellent. The state 
has covered all ends of the spectrum this entire growing season. As a 
whole farmers have managed to rebuild hay supplies this year. Overall 
90% of the state is at an adequate to surplus ratting, however due to 
the odd weather quality has most generally been less than what was 
desired. The supply of hay is moderate, demand moderate, and prices 
steady. Missouri Department of Agriculture has a hay directory available 
for both buyers and sellers. To be listed, or for a directory, visit, 
http://mda.mo.gov/abd/haydirectory (All prices f.o.b. and per ton unless 
specified and on most recent reported sales prices listed as round bales 
based generally on 5x6 bales with weights of approximately 1200-1500 lbs)

Supreme quality Alfalfa (RFV>185) 150.00-180.00 
Premium quality Alfalfa (RFV170-180) 140.00-175.00 
Fair to Good quality Alfalfa (RFV130-170) large round bales 75.00-140.00 
Small, Large squares 90.00-150.00 
Good quality mixed Alfalfa and grass small square bales 3.50-5.00 per 
bale; 30.00-60.00 per large round bale.

Good to Premium quality Prairie hay mostly small squares 80.00-125.00
Fair to good quality Prairie hay mostly large round bales 35.00-75.00

Good to Premium quality Brome 90.00-150.00 
Good quality Brome 50.00-120.00
Fair quality Brome some mixed with grass 30.00-50.00 per large round bale

Good to Premium Mixed Grass hay 60.00-120.00 
Good quality Mixed Grass hay 40.00-70.00 
Fair to Good quality Mixed Grass hay 15.00-40.00 per large round bale

Fair to Good quality Bluestem 40.00 per large round bale

Fair to Good quality Bermuda grass 70.00-100.00 per ton

Premium to Supreme Quality Timothy 5.00-6.50 per small square bale
Good quality Timothy Hay 3.50-5.00 per small square bale

Wheat straw 2.00-5.00 per small square bale


Source: MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, MO
        Tony Hancock, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Recorded Report 1-573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_GR310.txt

        For more Grain Market News: 
        www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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