Compared to last week: Alfalfa hay prices mostly firm to $5 higher as it becomes scarce and more attention is turned to wheat hay. Wheat hay prices have a wide price spread mainly due to amount of protein and freight. Trade activity was light to moderate on moderate demand. The normal warm May temperatures have resumed this week with no freezes in sight however most of the damage has already been done to wheat crops. Most areas remain dry and supplemental feeding of livestock continues. Many livestock producers are reducing herds as grazing conditions deteriorate. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted. . . .