Utah Weekly Hay Summary
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Salt Lake City, Ut Friday May  18, 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. Some areas beginning first crop.  Lower quality hay demand is light with good supplies. Confirmed sales 2,200 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

          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       

Northern Area: Alfalfa: Supreme No I dairy: 125�150.00; 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�165.00; 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:  130.00�180.00;
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�150.00; 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           	150.00-180.00  last quote
	Premium Dairy	           125.00-150.00  last quote
      Good	                        75.00-100.00 
      Fair                      	    n/q
      Low                             n/q  

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