South Dakota East River Hay Market
SF_GR311  
Sioux Falls, SD    Fri June 7, 2019    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News

South Dakota Weekly Hay Summary 
All prices per ton, unless noted, FOB the stack.

   Compared to last week:  Hay prices were higher with very few sales 
reported.  Average late spring temperatures and little rain improved 
ground conditions and hay transportation.  Very good demand for all types 
of hay and bedding in this active market.  Growers are starting to cut 
and bail new crop bringing much needed supply stability.  Corn planted in 
South Dakota at 44% with 13% emerged as of Monday; compared to 96% 
planted and 80% emerged on the 5 year average.  Soybeans planted in South 
Dakota at 14% with 2% emerged as of Monday; compared to 82% planted and 
51% emerged on the 5 year average.  Pasture and range condition reported 
on Monday 19% Excellent, 53% Good, and 24% Fair.  Cooler temperatures and 
with light rain expected this weekend and next weekend.  All hay and 
straw sold by the ton FOB, unless otherwise noted.

East River:
   Alfalfa:  Supreme: New Crop Large Squares, 225.00-250.00. Premium: Old 
Crop Large Squares, 220.00.  Good: Large Squares, 180.00-190.00. Fair:  
Large Squares, 150.00-160.00; Large Rounds, 140.00-165.00.  Utility: 
Large Rounds, 115.00-128.00.

   Sun-cured Alfalfa pellets:  15 pct 240.00; 17 pct 250.00.  Alfalfa
Meal: 17 pct 255.00.

   Grass:  Good:  Large Rounds, 140.00-150.00.

   Alfalfa/Grass Mix: Good: Large Rounds, 150.00-175.00.

   Straw:  Large Rounds, 110.00; Large Squares 135.00-150.00. 

Corn Stalks: No Reported Sales.

  West River:
   Alfalfa:  No Reported Sales.

   Grass:  No Reported Sales.

   Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  No Reported Sales.

   Alfalfa guidelines (domestic livestock use and not more than 10 pct
 grass)

Quality       ADF      NDF       RFV       TDN-100 pct   TDN-90 pct   CP
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

  RFV calculated using the WI/MN formula.  TDN calculated using the 
western formula.  Quantitative factors are approximate and many factors
can affect feeding value.  Values based on 100 pct dry matter.
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

Source:  USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News, Sioux Falls, SD
         Ross Kotewa, Market Reporter 605-372-8350 
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/sf_gr311.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage

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