Hay Auction Results

Dyersville Sales Co.
Hay Auction Market Report 3/15/17


Attention buyers = We will no longer be responsible for any hay left on our lot over 7 days. We need you to have it removed because we are entering are biggest selling time of the year and need the space.

 Receipts 1601 tons.  The market steady on grinding and  $10 -$20/ ton higher on the better hay.Top was $245/ ton on 182rfv dairy quality hay bulk of the big squares today $95-172.50. Round bales  Top was $110 / ton on many loads. Bulk of the rounds sold from $85-100/ ton,   Straw was  and cornstalks bales were steady.


Market commentary : Concerns over winterkill and the drought to the south supported the market today, buyers who have been living hand to mouth seem to feel the bottom is in and are now willing to take on inventory.

Just a reminder many years ago Round Up Ready alfalfa was banned from the hay auction over concerns about contamination and being able to keep it separate from non Round Up hay keep that in mind this spring when buy your alfalfa seed.



We are approximately 67 days from new crop and 39 days away from going to the pasture,


Hay – Large Square Hay – large Round Hay – Small Square
Supreme Supreme Supreme
$ ton  $
Premium Premium Premium
$150-245//ton / ton
Good Good  Good
 $125-172.50/ton $85-110/ton  $/ bale
Fair Fair Fair
 80-115 65-80  $ bale
Utility Utility Utility
 45-75  5-57.50  $/ bale
New Seeding – Large Square New Seeding – Large Round New Seeding – Small Square
Good Good Good
$ / ton  $/ton
Fair Fair Fair
Oat Hay – Large Square Oat Hay – Large Round Oat Hay – Small Square
Good Good Good
 $/ ton  $ 32.50/ton
Fair Fair (poor) Fair
Prairie Grass – Large Square Prairie Grass – Large Round Prairie Grass – Small Square
Good Good  $ Good
Fair Fair $ ton Fair
Straw – Large Square Straw – Large Round Straw – Small Square
Good Good Good
 3×3 $14-30/ bale  $/ ton $ bale
 3×4 $52.50-60 bale


Fair $/ bale Fair
$ / bale  $
Corn Stalks – Large Square Corn Stalks – Large Round Corn Stalks – Small Square
Good Good Good
 $13 / bale $16/bale
Fair Fair Fair
)$  $  $/ bale
CRP – Large Square CRP – Large Round CRP – Small Square
Good Good Good
 $  $
Fair Fair / poor$ Fair
Mixed – Large Square Mixed – Large Round Mixed – Small Square
Good$ Good Good
 125-165  70-100
Fair Fair  60 Fair
Grass – Large Square Grass – Large Round Grass – Small Square
Good Good Good $
 125  65-85
Fair Fair $ Fair
Bean Stubble –
large square
Bean Stubble –
large round