SF_GR314
Sioux Falls, SD Tue Jan 27, 2015 USDA Dept of Ag Market News
Pipestone, MN Hay and Straw Auction for Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015
Receipts: 79 Loads Week Ago: NA Year Ago: 49 Loads
All prices dollars per ton, except straw, dollars per bale.
One load Small Squares ranges from 2-3 tons; Large Squares and Large Rounds
range from 5-25 tons per load.
Alfalfa: Good: Large Squares, 1 load 140.00; Small Squares, 1 load
140.00. Fair: Large Squares, 3 loads 105.00; Large Rounds, 6 loads 95.00-
110.00; Small Squares, 1 loads 115.00. Utility: Large Squares, 2 loads
90.00-95.00; Large Rounds, 4 loads 45.00-90.00.
Grass: Good: Large Rounds, 13 loads 85.00-110.00; Small Squares, 2 loads
120.00-125.00. Fair: Large Squares, 1 load 95.00; Small Squares, 1 load
105.00; Large Rounds, 7 loads 65.00-75.00. Utility: Large Squares, 1 load
75.00; Large Rounds, 7 loads 45.00-65.00.
Mixed Alfalfa/Grass: Good: Large Rounds, 2 loads 110.00-145.00; Small
Squares, 1 load 130.00. Fair: Large Rounds, 6 loads 80.00-105.00.
Straw: Large Rounds, 3 loads 26.00-38.00 per bale; Large Squares, 1 load
23.00 per bale. Small Squares, 2 loads 2.60-3.10 per bale.
Bean Straw: Large Rounds, 2 load 21.00-22.00 per bale.
Corn Stalks: Large Rounds, 3 loads 21.00-27.00 per bale, 2 loads 11.00-16.00
per bale.
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 Dept of Ag Market News Service, Sioux Falls, SD
605-372-8350
www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_GR314.txt
www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage
1455C jll