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Sauk Centre Hay Auction 11/04/2010

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by Dan Martens, Extension Educator, Stearns-Benton-Morrison counties
Click SC Hay Auction 11 04 10.pdf to see a report of the hay and bedding sold based on groups sorted by hay type, bale package, and 25 RFV points.
Market information may be limited yet for drawing conclusions about significant trends. The milk market is also more unstable over the last week or so and might affect how dairy hay buyers think about things. There were no medium square bales in the 176-200 RFV group.

9 Loads Medium Square Alfalfa RFV 151-175
RFV range 155 to 174, average 166
Price range $110 to $140, average $127

7 Loads Medium Square Alfalfa RFV 126-150
RFV range 129-150, average 139
Price range $70-110, average $92

7 Loads Medium Square Alfalfa RFV 101-125
RFV range 102-125, Average 110
Price range $70-90, average $81

5 Loads Medium Square Straw
Price Range $30-32.50, average $31

2 Loads Large Round Corn Stalks at $22.50 and 25

You can check more hay market information by going to
http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/LSMNpubs

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