Utah Weekly Hay Summary
AG GR 310

Salt Lake City, Utah Friday. January 12, 2018 
USDA�UT Dept of Ag Market News.

Weekly Utah Hay Market Report

Utah Hay prices prices mostly firm,with trading slow on all Quality's.  Majority of movement on previous contracts.  Lower  quality hay demand
is light with good supplies. Confirmed sales 2,000 tons.

Guidelines for Alfalfa Hay:  Visual exam and intent of sale;  Relative
Feed  Value (RFI.);  Acid Detergent Fiber(ADF); Crude Protein(C?).  
USDA  Grades  are based on 100 % Dry Matter Content. All prices are in
dollars per ton, FOB at stack, Unless Otherwise noted. Bales large and small. RFV calculated using the W is/ Minn formula.  TDN CP calculated using the Western formula. Values based on 100; dry matter, TDN both & 100

CP-100%         ADF       NDF      RFV         TDN-100%     TDN-90%     

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 

Northern Area: Alfalfa: Supreme No I dairy: 120�140.00; Premium:
100.00�120.00; 
Good  Feeder:  80.00-95.00.  Fair: 60.00-80. 00; Low: No  Quote.
Premium retail horse sales 100.00�150.00.

Central Area: Alfalfa: Supreme # 1 Dairy 120.00�140.00; Premium
Dairy: 100.00�110.00; Good  Feeder: 80.00-90.00;   Fair: 60.00-
80.00; Low: scarce.  Oat Hay: No Quotes.  
Premium retail horse sales: 110.00�150.00.

Southern  Area:   Alfalfa:  Supreme  #1  Dairy:  120.00�150.00;
Premium 100.00�130.00;  Good Feeder: 80.00�93.00; Fair: 60.00�
80.00; Low: no quotes.

Uintah Basin:  Alfalfa: Supreme  Dairy: 100.00�130.00; Premium
Dairy: 90.00�100.00;  Good  Feeder: 75.00-90.00;  Fair: 50.00-
70.00; Low: scarce. Premium retail horse sales: 150.00-180.00.
Note:  Low  quality  hay can be weedy, or weather damaged or all.
Detailed Quotations Utah:(Bales � large and small in stack), last 
quoted sales are sales more than two weeks old.

Alfalfa Small and Large Square Bales	last quoted sales
	Retail Horse (small lots)	150.00-180.00
	Supreme Dairy           	130.00-150.00  last quote
	Premium Dairy	            90.00-125.00  last quote
      Good	                        75.00-85.00 
      Fair                      	 60.00-75.00
      Low                             n/q  

Source:  USDA�UT  Dept  of  Ag  Market  News, Salt Lake City, UT
Ph# (435-230-0402)