AL_GR310 Las Cruces, NM August 23, 2019 Weekly New Mexico Hay Summary Week ending August 24, 2019 Compared to last week, alfalfa hay large bales prices steady. Trade active, demand good. Regions are almost finished with the 4th cutting, except north central just finishing the 3rd cutting. Moisture was reported across the state. Eastern region: Alfalfa Large Square Bales: Premium and Supreme; 230.00-260.00, Good quality; 200.00-220.00; delivered to dairies. Baled Wheat Hay: 150.00-180.00 per ton, small bales 12.00 per bale. Oat Hay: Small Square Bales: 8.00 per bale. Southeastern regions: Alfalfa Large Square Bales: Premium and Supreme; 220.00, Good quality; 200.00- 210.00 per ton delivered to dairies. Alfalfa Small Square Bales: Premium and Supreme: Bundle(21 bales) two tie 320.00 per ton loaded on truck. Wheat Hay: Large Bales 170.00-190.00 per ton. Southern and Southwestern region: Alfalfa: Large Square Bales: Premium and Supreme 200.00-250.00; Good quality 150.00-200.00; Fair Quality 130.00-150.00 delivered to dairies. Small Bales Alfalfa ; Premium and Supreme quality: Bundle(21 bales) three tie 200.00-230.00 per ton, two tie 7.00-10.00 per bale FOB. Wheat hay: Large Bales Square Bales 150.00-200.00 per ton, Round bales 110.00, small bales two tie 4.50-8.00 per bale. Oat Hay: 150.00-180.00 per ton. North central Region: Alfalfa: Large Square Bales: Premium and Supreme 200.00 delivered to dairy. Alfalfa: Small Square Bales: Premium and Supreme three tie 19.00, two tie 8.00- 10.00 per bale; organic two tie 11.00 per bale. Alfalfa/Grass Mix: Small Square bales: organic two tie 11.00 per bale. Cow Hay: 7.00 per bale. Grass Hay: Small Square Bales 10.00-12.00 per bale. Oat Hay: Large Bales 165.00-180.00 per ton. Price quotes are FOB for current delivery unless otherwise stated. alfalfa hay test guidelines, used with visual appearance and intent of sale. Quantitative factors are approximate and many factors can affect feeding value. Quality 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 RFV calculated using the Wis/Minn formula. TDN calculated using the western formula. Values based on 100% dry matter, TDN both 90% & 100%. Source: USDA Market Livestock Poultry and Grain Market News, Las Cruces, NM Baldemar Ortiz (575) 527-6861 FAX (575) 527-6868 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/AL_GR310.txt www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews LasCruces.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov 08:33M bro .