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Post by farmguy » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:40 pm

I am asking for a neighbor. He was wondering what nice alfalfa grass hay was selling for in different areas. He specifically mentioned 800 lb bales. Also per ton price. If you can mention your general area and prices post it here. I am not sure what he plans but I said I would post here. We have had a pretty good hay year here in Minnesota. Thanks farmguy



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Re: hay prices

Post by farmerjan » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:44 pm

Alfalfa here is running $6-$8 for small square bales. 50 -60 lbs. Don't know about big bales or by the ton but I will have to check around.

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Re: hay prices

Post by Son of Butch » Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:48 pm

Meeker County Minnesota
3x3x8' bales of 2nd crop alfalfa $105 ton plus delivery
17% protein 14.6% moisture RFV 135

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Post by Bestoutwest » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:45 pm

All over the map. $175/ton or $7/bale weighing 65 lbs. canyon County Idaho (near Boise). I’m selling my grass hay at $170/ton.
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Re: hay prices

Post by Dave » Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:44 pm

I see 2 cutting alfalfa in 3x4 bales out of Haines for $135 a ton. Some for $125. Alfalfa barley mixed for $95.

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Re: hay prices

Post by wbvs58 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:38 am

Lucerne hay (alfalfa) here is over $600/ton, the freight to get it to you might be the deal breaker though.

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Re: hay prices

Post by jltrent » Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:47 am

People to poor to grow alfalfa around here. Mountain hay $60 a ton with 13% protein.

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Post by 1982vett » Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:22 am

jltrent wrote:People to poor to grow alfalfa around here. Mountain hay $60 a ton with 13% protein.

Round here that will barely pay the cut, rake and baling.
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Re: hay prices

Post by jehosofat » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:14 pm

Best hay year we've had in a log time. I can buy 900 lb rolls of high quaity, well fertilized, sprayed for 25-30 bucks a piece.

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Re: hay prices

Post by Son of Butch » Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:31 pm

jehosofat wrote:Best hay year we've had in a log time.
I can buy 900 lb rolls of high quality, well fertilized, sprayed for 25-30 bucks a piece.
900 lb bale @ 25-$30 = 56-$67 ton

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Re: hay prices

Post by Son of Butch » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:41 am

Sept 11th prices
small square bales of orchard upland grass mix tested 13.7% pro 18% moisture rfv 101.... $3 bale
4x5 round bales 2nd cut grass hay net wrapped untested $35 bale
5x6 round bales of wheat straw $37.50 bale

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Re: hay prices

Post by Son of Butch » Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:40 pm

update
4th cut alfalfa/fescue 18.6% m 20.7% pro 115 rfv $200 ton
5x5 rounds grass hay 13.4% m 8.8% pro rfv 90 $115 ton

5x6 round wheat straw $40 bale corn stalk rounds $30 corn stalks small sqs $1 bale
5x5 round soybean straw $14 bale

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Re: hay prices

Post by ddd75 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:53 am

2nd cut alfalfa and orchard grass mix hay, stored inside, 4x5 800 lb bales. 55.00

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Re: hay prices

Post by jehosofat » Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:48 am

We've had so much rain this year that people are already starting to try and dump a bunch of excess hay. I've seen it for 25 bucks for good 4×5 net wrapped, barn kept.

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Re: hay prices

Post by pricefarm » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:24 pm

I have been selling good 4x5 mixed grass hay barn kept for 35$ a roll. But the only people buying it are those crazy horse people. I have seen 4x5 rolls for sale around here for as low as 20$ a roll. There's lots of hay for sale but most of it isn't very good quality.

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