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Maura Bennett Colorado Hay Report
by Maura Bennett, click here for bio

Program: Colorado Ag Today
Date: July 09, 2018

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Compared to the week before, trade was active on good demand for small squares of grass hay. Trade activity and demand moderate on alfalfa hay.

79.54 percent of the state falls in a Drought Category compared to 14.42 percent a year ago.

Heath Dewey with the Ag Market News has the Colorado Hay Report.

Northeast Colorado Areas

Alfalfa Small Squares: Premium 275.00 (8.25 per bale), Retail/Stable.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix Rounds: Premium 185.00.

Grass Mid Squares: Premium 215.00; Premium 305.00, Retail/Stable

Small Squares: Premium 275.00-305.00 (8.00-8.75 per bale); Premium 370.00 (12.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southeast Colorado Areas Alfalfa

Large Squares: Good 180.00.

Small Squares: Premium 250.00-280.00 (7.00-8.50 per bale).

Grass Small Squares: Good/Premium 320.00-350.00 (8.50-10.50 per bale),

Retail/Stable.

Oats Large Squares: Good 200.00, Retail/Stable.

Triticale Rounds: Good 170.00.

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

Southwest Colorado Areas

Alfalfa Large Squares: Supreme 260.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix Small Squares: Premium 235.00 (7.00 per bale), Old Crop; Fair 245.00 (8.00 per bale), Weedy.

Orchard Grass

Small Squares: Premium 355.00 (10.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

Grass Small Squares: Premium 215.00 (7.00 per bale), Old Crop; Premium 340.00- 370.00 (11.00-12.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.

Mountains and Northwest Colorado Areas

Grass Small Squares: Premium 280.00 (7.75 per bale), Retail/Stable.

No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.

More details at the colorado Ag Today and at USDA.gov

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