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Hay & Forage report for June 15
Friday, June 15
Compared to last week: Hay prices traded mostly steady on continued slow movement. Trade activity and demand were light to moderate with dairies only buying on a as needed basis. Rain was reported scattered across the state with a wide range on the amount of rainfall depending on the area. Most producers are working on their second cutting for the season. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted.
North, Central, & East Texas
Alfalfa: Small Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme limited test $330, $10 per bale; Good to Premium $265-$330, $8-$10 per bale.
Large Squares: Delivered: Premium to Supreme $220-$250; Good to Premium $210-$220.
Coastal Bermuda: Small Squares: FOB: Good to Premium $265-$330, $8-$10 per bale.
Large Rounds: FOB: Good to Premium $60-$90 per roll, instances $107 per roll.
Wheat Hay: Large Rounds: Delivered: $140.
Wheat Straw: Small Squares: Delivered: $80.
South Texas Hay Report
Coastal Bermuda: Small squares: FOB: Good to Premium $165-$265, $5-mostly $8 per bale.
Large rounds: FOB and delivery locally: Good to Premium $120-$160; $60-$80 per roll.
The Texas Department of Agriculture has Hay and Grazing Hot Line set up for buyers and sellers looking for hay or grazing; the number is 1-877-429-1998. The website for the hotline is: www.TexasAgricultue.gov/hayhotline.
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