Compared to last report: Alfalfa prices sold $5-$10 lower, which has driven down other hay prices as well in order to compete. Trade activity was slow on light demand as dairies and feed yards continue to hold off on new purchases. The supply and demand of alfalfa is driving prices down as there is a surplus of it available this year. Coastal Bermuda producers in North and East Texas only received spots of rain this week so they are holding steady on prices. Some are beginning to feed hay to their livestock because it is so dry. It will be difficult to move the Coastal Bermuda far once freight is added to the cost and competing with alfalfa prices decreasing. Prices for hay and pellets quoted per ton except where noted. . . .
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