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USDA California Hay                                09/13 13:35
ML_GR311
Greeley, CO   Fri Sep 13, 2019   USDA - CO Dept of Ag Market News

California Hay Report

  Compared to last week:  Trade activity light to moderate on moderate demand.  
According to the NASS Crop Progress Report September 09, 2019, in Tulare, 
Fresno, and Kings Counties, alfalfa was irrigated, cut, and baled.  Cotton was 
in full bloom. Corn was being cut for silage.  Harvesting of safflower 
continued. Blackeye peas continued to mature and were drying in fields. In 
Sacramento County, sunflower was drying down and harvesting was ongoing. Rice 
continued to mature.   Hay is reported FOB the stack or barn unless otherwise 
noted.  Regions are defined at bottom of report.  

Tons:  11,525    Last Week:  10,130    Last Year:  6140                        

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                 350  195.00-195.00  195.00                       
      Premium                2000  185.00-185.00  185.00     Contracted        

Region 2: Sacramento Valley:                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 220  200.00-210.00  202.27     Retail/Stable     
      Good                    165  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
      Premium                  50  280.00-280.00  280.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                  50  250.00-250.00  250.00                       
      Premium                1150  210.00-230.00  216.96                       
                             1500  265.00-265.00  265.00     Contracted        
                              400  190.00-220.00  193.75     Retail/Stable     
                             1000  225.00-235.00  230.00 Del                   
      Fair/Good               175  150.00-175.00  167.86                       
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
      Premium                  50  160.00-160.00  160.00                       
  Orchard Grass                                                                
      Premium                 200  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     
  Sudan                                                                        
      Good                    150  130.00-130.00  130.00                       
                              250  110.00-110.00  110.00     Dirty             
  Forage Mix-Two Way                                                           
      Good                     50  135.00-135.00  135.00                       
  Wheat Straw                                                                  
      Good                    400  119.00-119.00  119.00 Del                   

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley:                                          
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Fair/Good               450  190.00-195.00  192.22                       
                              300  225.00-230.00  227.50     Organic           

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 150  270.00-270.00  270.00     Retail/Stable     
      Fair/Good               165  225.00-225.00  225.00                       
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     25  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Fair/Good              2200  155.00-165.00  155.91                       
  Bermuda Grass                                                                
      Premium                  75  210.00-210.00  210.00     Retail/Stable     

The following are the counties included in each region:                        
Region 1: Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen, and Plumas.                         
Region 2: Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Sierra, Nevada, Placer,  
          Yolo, El Dorado, Solano, Sacramento, Amador, and Alpine.             
Region 3: San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mono, Merced, Mariposa.
Region 4: Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Inyo.                             
Region 5: Kern, Northeast Los Angeles, and Western San Bernardino.             
Region 6: Eastern San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial.                     

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%.

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Jonathan Gittlein and Greg Sanders
         Greeley.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov 970-353-9750               
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ML_GR311.txt
         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg

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