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USDA California Hay                                02/14 11:25
ML_GR311
Greeley, CO   Fri Feb 14, 2020   USDA - CO Dept of Ag Market News

California Hay Report

  Compared to last week:  Trade activity moderate on moderate demand.  
According to GATS, exports for alfalfa in 2018 was 2,536,509 metric tons 
at a metric tons value of 307 and 2019 was 2,685,155 metric tons at a 
metric tons value of 322.2.  The top importing country was still China 
with Japan second and Saudi Arabia in third.  Hay is reported FOB the 
stack or barn unless otherwise noted.  Regions are defined at bottom of 
report. 

Tons:  4275    Last Week:  2001    Last Year:  2225                            

Region 1: North Inter-Mountain:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium/Supreme         200  180.00-180.00  180.00                       
      Premium                 400  150.00-155.00  152.50    Retail/Stable     
  Grain                                                                         
      Good                    200  140.00-140.00  140.00    Retail/Stable     
  Wheat                                                                        
      Good                    200  135.00-135.00  135.00    Retail/Stable     
  Wheat Straw                                                                  
      Good                    200   30.00-30.00    30.00    Retail/Stable     

Region 2: Sacramento Valley: No New Sales Confirmed.                            
 

Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley:                                         
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 200  200.00-200.00  200.00    Retail/Stable     
      Fair/Good               500  225.00-225.00  225.00 Del                   
  Grain                                                                         
 
      Good                    400  170.00-170.00  170.00                       
  Wheat                                                                        
      Good                    200  175.00-180.00  177.50 Del                   

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: No New Sales Confirmed.     

Region 5: Southern California:                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Premium                 150  279.00-279.00  279.00    Retail/Stable     
  Forage Mix-Three Way                                                         
      Good                     25  260.00-260.00  260.00    Retail/Stable     

Region 6: Southeast California:                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
      Supreme                1000  190.00-200.00  195.00     New Crop          
      Premium/Supreme         400  170.00-170.00  170.00     New Crop          
      Premium                 200  210.00-235.00  228.75    Retail/Stable     

The following are the counties included in each region:                        
Region 1: Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen, and Plumas.                         
Region 2: Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Sierra, Nevada, 
Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Solano, Sacramento, Amador, and Alpine.             
Region 3: San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mono, Merced, 
Mariposa.
Region 4: Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Inyo.                             
Region 5: Kern, Northeast Los Angeles, and Western San Bernardino.             
Region 6: Eastern San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial.                     

Alfalfa hay test guidelines, (for domestic livestock use and not more 
than 10% grass, used with visual appearance and intent of sale 
Quantitative factors are approximate and many factors can affect feeding 
value.

             ADF     NDF     RFV     TDN-100%    TDN-90%   CP-100%
 Supreme     <27     <34     >185      >62       >55.9       >22
 Premium    27-29   34-36   170-185   60.5-62   54.5-55.9   20-22
 Good       29-32   36-40   150-170    58-60    52.5-54.5   18-20
 Fair       32-35   40-44   130-150    56-58    50.5-52.5   16-18
 Utility     >35     >44     <130      <56       <50.5       <16

ADF = Acid Detergent Fiber; NDF = Neutral Detergent Fiber; RFV = Relative 
Feed Value; TDN = Total Digestible nutrients. RFV calculated using the 
Wis/Minn formula.  TDN calculated using the western formula. Values based 
on 100% dry matter, TDN both 90% and 100%.

Source:  USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
         Jonathan Gittlein and Greg Sanders
         Greeley.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov 970-353-9750               
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ML_GR311.txt
         http://marketnews.usda.gov/portal/lg

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