Rock Valley Hay Auction
USDA - Fri Aug 23, 5:06AM CDT
SF_GR310  
Sioux Falls, SD   Fri Aug. 23, 2019    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019

Receipts:  105 loads       

  All sales FOB Rock Valley, Iowa, vicinity.  One load Small Squares
equals approximately 5 tons; Large Squares and Large Rounds range from
10-25 tons per load.

   Alfalfa:  37 loads: Fair Large Square, $115.00; Good  Large Round
$160.00 - $170.00, Fair Large Round 100.00 - $132.50.00, Utilty Large Round 
$67.50 - $87.50.
  
   Alfalfa/Grass: 3 loads Premium Large Square $170.00, Utility Large Square
$30.00, Large Round $65.00.

    Grass:  38 loads:  Large Squares Utility 75.00; Large Round Good 102.50 -
112.50, Large Round Fair $70.00 - $90.00, Large Round Utility $40.00 - $67.50.  

    Straw:   19 loads: Oat Straw  Large Square 67.00 - 92, Large Rounds
15.00 - $112.50 

   Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 3 loads 40.00 - 72.50


   Alfalfa guidelines (domestic livestock use and not more than 10 pct
grass)
Quality       ADF      NDF       RFV       TDN-100 pct   TDN-90 pct   CP
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 WI/MN formula.  TDN calculated using the
western formula.  Quantitative factors are approximate and many factors
can affect feeding value.  Values based on 100 pct dry matter.

   Quantitative factors are approximate, and many factors can affect
feeding value.  Values based on 100 pct dry matter.  End usage may
influence hay price or value more than testing results. 

    Grass Hay guidelines
Quality       Crude Protein Percent 
Premium            Over 13
Good                  9-13
Fair                   5-9
Utility            Under 5

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, SD
         515-284-4460
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_GR310.txt             
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage

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