Saturday, September 19, 2009

Hay Demand: Good

Brody Harsbarger rakes hay near Victor,Idaho--Putnam photo

Idaho Hay Report

Boise--Compared to last week, Premium and Supreme Alfalfa steady. Demand moderate to good and supply light. Fair and Good Alfalfa steady to weak. Demand light to moderate and supply moderate to heavy. Export hay steady with moderate to good demand and supplies moderate. Retail/feed store/horse hay steady in a light test. Demand light to moderate and supply moderate. Most producers working on final cutting of hay for this year and trying to get the hay put up as some rain showers moved through the state early this week. A lot of dairies concentrating on silage making this week instead of hay needs. Milk prices on the futures board still struggling however making some positive moves upward.

Tons FOB: 31,015 Last Week: 3,480 Last Year: 9,035 Tons Delivered: 3,400
Last Week: None Last Year: 1,800 Year to Date FOB: 237,051

Last Week: 206,036 Last Year: 350,805 YTD Delivered: 34,855

Last Week: 31,455 Last Year: 33,400

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