*DUE TO THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY, THERE WILL BE NO REPORT NEXT WEEK, NOVEMBER 29TH. THE NEXT REPORT WILL BE PUBLISHED DECEMBER 6TH.
Compared to the last report demand remains strong and prices were mostly steady, although, grinder hay in the south-central region and ground and delivered in the southwest bumped up a bit. Snow of varying amounts were reported across the state and totaled from a dusting to 4 inches. KDA-AMS Report
Dairy alfalfa, grinding alfalfa steady, ground and delivered 20.00 higher, movement slow to moderate. Alfalfa: horse, supreme small squares 12.00-14.00/bale. Dairy, 1.30-1.40/point RFV. Good, Stock or Dry Cow 290.00-300.00. Grinding alfalfa, large rounds, 285.00-300.00, large square 3×4’s and 4×4’s 285.00-300.00. Ground and delivered locally to feed lots and dairies 330.00-345.00. Alfalfa/grass hay mix ground and delivered 270.00-280.00; Grass Hay: CRP, large square 3×4’s 145.00-155.00. Sudan: none reported. Teff: large rounds 190.00-200.00. Wheat straw: large round 100.00-105.00. The week of 11/13-11/19, 4,714T of grinding alfalfa and 1,325T of dairy alfalfa was reported bought or sold. The average paid by feedlots on November 1 for alfalfa ground and delivered was $252.51, up $7.61 from the previous month, usage was 583T/day, same as last month and total usage was 21,494T.
South Central Kansas
Dairy alfalfa steady, grinding alfalfa steady to 10.00 higher, ground and delivered mostly steady, and alfalfa pellets mostly steady, movement slow to moderate. Alfalfa: horse, small squares 255.00-275.00. Dairy 1.30-1.40/point RFV. Good, Stock cow, 290.00-305.00. Fair/good grinding alfalfa, large rounds 280.00-290.00, 3×4 and 4×4’s 280.00-290.00. Ground and delivered 290.00-300.00. Alfalfa/Soybean: ground and delivered 250.00-300.00. Alfalfa pellets: Sun cured 15 pct protein 320.00-335.00, 17 pct protein 325.00-330.00, Dehydrated 17 pct 345.00-350.00. Grass Hay: Bluestem, small squares 160.00-165.00, large rounds none reported, large square 3×4’s 120.00-140.00. Brome: small squares, 9.00/bale, 3×4’s 155.00-165.00, large rounds none reported, mid square 3×3’s 175.00-185.00. Grass Hay: CRP 100.00-125.00. Sudan: 3×4 and 4×4’s 200.00-210.00. Soybean stalks, large rounds 115.00-125.00. Failed Soybean bales, large round 195.00-200.00. Wheat straw: 115.00-125.00. The week of 11/13-11/19, 6,789T of grinding alfalfa and 309T of dairy alfalfa was reported bought or
sold. The average paid by feedlots on November 1 for alfalfa ground and delivered was $204.08, down $3.08 from the previous month due to the use of alfalfa mixes, usage was 332T/day, down 10% from last month and total usage was 10,283T.
Dairy alfalfa, grinding alfalfa steady, bluestem grass hay steady, movement slow. Alfalfa: horse or goat, 260.00-270.00. Dairy 1.30-1.40/point RFV. Good, stock cow 250-270.00. Fair grinding alfalfa none reported; Grass hay: Bluestem, small squares 140.00-165.00, mid square 3×3’s 130.00-150.00, good 3×4 squares 145.00-160.00, large round 120.00-130.00, Brome, large rounds 140.00-150.00, 3×4 and 4×4 squares 150.00-175.00. Wheat straw, large rounds, old contracts 60.00-70.00. The week of 11/13-11/19, 1,087T of grass hay was reported bought or sold.
Dairy alfalfa steady, grinding alfalfa steady, movement slow. Alfalfa: Horse or goat, small squares 300.00-400.00 delivered, 3×4 squares 250.00-260.00. Dairy, Premium/Supreme 1.30-1.40/point RFV. Stock cow, fair/good 240.00-280.00. Fair/good grinding alfalfa, 240.00-280.00. Milo stalks, large rounds 120.00-150.00, failed milo, large rounds 135.00-145.00.
North Central-Northeast Kansas
Dairy alfalfa, grinding alfalfa, ground/delivered, and bluestem grass hay steady, movement slow. Alfalfa: Horse hay, premium small squares, 12.50-13.50/bale, 3×4’s 290.00-300.00. Dairy 1.30-1.40/point RFV; Stock Cow 3×4’s 205.00-235.00. Fair/good, grinding alfalfa, large rounds 230.00-240.00, large square 3×4’s 245.00-255.00; Alfalfa ground and delivered 240.00-300.00; Alfalfa/Prairie grass mix ground and delivered 270.00-275.00. Grass hay: Bluestem, small squares 7.50-8.50/bale, large 3×4 squares 190.00-200.00, good large rounds 140.00-155.00. Brome: small squares 8.50-9.50/bale, large rounds 155.00-165.00. Sudan: large rounds 125.00-135.00. Soybean large rounds 195.00-205.00. Wheat straw: small squares 6.00/bale, large rounds 95.00-105.00, large squares 110.00-120.00. Corn stalks: large rounds 95.00-105.00, corn stalks ground and delivered 145.00-155.00. The week of 11/13-11/19, 1,085T of grinding alfalfa and 50T of dairy alfalfa was reported bought or sold.
THIS HAS BEEN YOUR KANSAS HAY MARKET REPORT. THIS IS KIM NETTLETON WITH THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MANHATTAN, KS