Hay Auction Results

Dyersville Sales Co.
Hay Auction Market Report 4/23/14


 Receipts:910 tons. Moderate offerings with  very good demand dairy quality  $20-60/ ton higher non dairy hay $20-40/ ton higher. did have a few loads has much as $100/ ton higher than a week ago. Top $360/ton on large squares 164 RFV, Rounds topped at $170/ ton . Straw, stalks and grass were all higher across the board as farmers are finally running out of hay. Poor pasture conditions do to the cold weather are limiting growth helping grass prices this week. Dairy hay is in excellent demand and should say firm thru May with new crop being delayed by cold weather and dairy farmers finally getting a good price for there milk sure helps the top end dairy hay market.

Locally the low prices the past few months has caused many hay fields to become corn fields. Winterkill seems to be a small issue with the alfalfa seeded last year looking tough and the established stands looking ok.

Hay – Large Square Hay – large Round Hay – Small Square  
Supreme Supreme Supreme  
 $/ ton      
Premium Premium Premium  
Good Good  Good  
 $200-250/ ton 145-170  $/ bale  
Fair Fair Fair  
150-200  $105-130  $1.50/ bale  
Utility Utility Utility  
 100-150 10-105  $/ bale  
New Seeding – Large Square New Seeding – Large Round New Seeding – Small Square  
Good Good Good  
 $/ ton  $0/ ton  1  
Fair Fair Fair  
   $ (weeds)  
Oat Hay – Large Square Oat Hay – Large Round Oat Hay – Small Square  
Good Good Good  
 $  $  
Fair Fair (poor) $ Fair  
Prairie Grass – Large Square Prairie Grass – Large Round Prairie Grass – Small Square  
Good Good  $/ ton Good  
Fair Fair $80/ ton Fair  
Straw – Large Square Straw – Large Round Straw – Small Square  
Good Good Good  
$32-43(3×3)/ bale  $46-50/ bale $  
 Fair Fair Fair  
     $/ bale  
Corn Stalks – Large Square Corn Stalks – Large Round Corn Stalks – Small Square  
Good Good Good  
 (3×3) / bale  $32/ bale  
Fair Fair Fair  
 $/ bale (poor)      
CRP – Large Square CRP – Large Round CRP – Small Square  
Good Good Good  
 $ 70 -87.50    
Fair Fair / poor Fair  
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Mixed – Large Square Mixed – Large Round Mixed – Small Square  
Good Good Good  
 $280/ ton $120-145/ ton    
Fair Fair Fair  
Grass – Large Square Grass – Large Round Grass – Small Square  
Good Good Good $  
 $80-170  $65-140/ ton    
Fair Fair Fair
Bean Stubble -
large square
Bean Stubble -
large round
Bean Stubble -
large round