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Hay & Forage report for March 2
Friday, March 2
Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted.
North, Central, & East Texas
Alfalfa: Small Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $12-$14 per bale.
Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $300-$375; Good to Premium $275-$300. Good $240-$275.
Large Round and Squares Alfalfa: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $150-$170 per bale.
Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: Scarce: few sales: FOB: Good to Premium $300-$360, $8-$12 per bale, instances $12-$14 per bale.
Large Rounds: Scarce, few sales: FOB: Good to Premium $200-$250, $100-$125 per roll. Fair to Good $110-$170, $55-$85 per roll.
Tifton 85: Large Rounds: FOB: $120 per bale; $240-$260 per ton.
Soybean Hay: Large Bales: FOB: $150 per bale; $220 per ton.
Corn Stovers; Large Bales: FOB: $100; Delivered $135.
Sudan Grass Hay: Large rounds: Delivered: $220.
South Texas Hay Report
Coastal Bermuda: Small squares: Scarce; few sales: FOB: Good to Premium $300-$400, $10-$14 per bale.
Large rounds: Scarce: few sales: FOB: Good to Premium $200-$240, $100-$120 per roll; Good $120-$160, $50-$100 per roll.
Tifton 85: Large Rounds: FOB: $150-$240; $120 per roll.
Hay Grazer: Large Rounds: Delivered: $105 per bale.
The Texas Department of Agriculture has a Hay & Grazing Hot Line set up for buyers and sellers. To contact, call 1-877-429-1998 or visit http://www.agr.state.tx.us.
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