by Dan Martens, Extension Educator, Stearns-Benton-Morrison Counties
41 LOADS - That's just the Loads of Large Round Bales-Grass Hay in the 5-9% protein range...41. What a pile of hay!
Prices continue to run strong.
I am posting links to the my summary reports following the March 7, 2013 Hay Auction at Sauk Centre ... should try to get this posted at least one day ahead of the next auction on March 21 - don't ya' think...
Mar 7 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf .... A list of all tested hay lots and bedding material sold... grouped by kind of hay, RFV, and type of bale ... cost per pound of dry matter and per RFV point calculated
History of Selected Lots 2012 2013.pdf... A summary of auctions held since September; Medium Square Alfalfa 101 to 200 in 25 RFV point groups, bedding material, round grass bales protein 5-9
Graph 2001 to 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf ... A line grahp of Auction seasons since 2001
The next auction at Sauk Centre is on March 21.