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USDA-AG: Utah Weekly Hay Summary

Salt Lake City, Utah - Friday. - November 10, 2017 - USDA—UT Dept of Ag Market News.

AG GR 310

Weekly Utah Hay Market Report

Utah  Hay  prices  prices  mostly firm,  with trading  slow  on all  Quality's.  Majority
of  movement on previous contracts. Lower quality hay demand is light with good supplies.
Confirmed sales 5,000 tons.

Guidelines for Alfalfa Hay:  Visual exam and intent of sale; Relative Feed Value (RFI.J); 
Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF); Crude Protein (C?). USDA Grades are based on 100 % Dry Matter
Content.  All prices are in dollars per ton, FOB at stack,  Unless Otherwise noted. Bales
large and small.

RFV calculated using the W is/ Minn formula. TDN CP calculated using the Western formula. 
Values based on 100; dry matter, TDN both & 100

                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 

Northern Area: Alfalfa: Supreme No I dairy: 120—140.00; Premium: 100.00—120.00; 
Good Feeder: 80.00-95.00.  Fair: 60.00-80. 00; Low: No Quote.
Premium retail horse sales 100.00—150.00.

Central Area: Alfalfa: Supreme # 1 dairy 120.00—140.00; Premium Dairy: 100.00—110.00; 
Good Feeder: 80.00-90.00; Fair:	60.00-80.00; Low: scarce.
Oat Hay: No Quotes.  Premium retail horse sales: 110.00—150.00.

Southern Area: Alfalfa: Supreme #1 dairy: 120.00—150.00; Premium 100.00—130.00; Good 
Feeder: 80.00—93.00; Fair: 60.00—80 .00; Low: no quotes

Uintah Basin: Alfalfa: Supreme dairy: 100.00—130.00; premium dairy: 90.00—100.00; 
Good Feeder: 75.00-90.00; Fair: 50.00-70.00; Low: scarce. 
Premium retail horse sales: 150.00-180.00.

Note: Low quality hay can be weedy, or weather damaged or all of the above.

Detailed Quotations Utah (Bales — large anci small in stack), last quoted sales are
sales more than two weeks old.

Alfalfa Small and Large Square Bales	last quoted sales
	Retail Horse (small lots)	150.00-180.00
	Supreme Dairy           	130.00-150.00 last quote
	Premium Dairy	                90.00-125.00  last quote
        Good	                        75.00-85.00 
        Fair                      	60.00-75.00
        Low                             n/q       

Source: USDA—UT Dept of Ag Market News, Salt Lake City, UT Ph (435-230-0402)   


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