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Sauk Center Hay Auction Summary Dec 5, 2013

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by Dan Martens, Extension Educator, Stearn-Benton-Morrison Counties
This information is for the Sauk Centre Hay Auction held on Dec 5, 2013.

Consider averages carefully when they are based on a limited number of entries, or wide range of numbers.

Dec 5 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf  Individual lots sold, sorted by type and quality.

History of Selected Lots 2013-2014.pdf A summary of past 4 years and individual auctions this year, with some comparisons to 2012. 

Graph 2001 to 2014 SC Hay Auction.pdf  A line graph of for average from each sale 2001 to 20014 for Medium Square Alfalfa groups from 101 to 200 RFV. Yes, the second auctions in November and the first auctions in December in 2012 and 2013 landed on the same line.

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MARKET REPORTS

"Weekly Hay Market Demand and Price Report for the Upper Midwest" that is put together by Ken Barnett, UW Extension.

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/forage/pubs/hay_market_report.htm

 

 USDA Hay Market Reports - Click on Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News, then look for Hay.

http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/LSMNpubs

Click on "Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News"

Click on "Hay" in the middle of the page... and then select market locations that look useful to you.

MIDWEST FORAGE SYMOPOSIUM

The MFA Forage Symposium will be held January 21-22 at Wisconsin Dells. Check www.midwestforage.org. This is a joint conference with the custom manure applicators and custom farm equipment operators.

REGIONAL MN FORAGE MEETINGS

Local Forage Associations are working MFA on winter forage meetings that will be held in

NE MN at Floodwood NW of Duluth Feb 4

Central MN at Royalton north of St. Cloud on Feb 5

SE MN near Rochester on Feb 6

MN CONSERVATION TILLAGE CONFERENCE

February 18-19, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in St. Cloud MN

Get more information at

MINNESOTA ORGANIC PRODUCERS CONFERENCE

January 10-11, 2014 - St. Cloud, Rivers Edge Convention Center. For more information go to:

http://www.mda.state.mn.us/food/organic/conference.aspx

UPPER MIDWEST FRUIT & VEGETABLE GROWERS CONFERENCE

January 15

Beginning Grower Workshop

Running a CSA Farm

Farm Financial Records

 

January 16 & 17 - MAIN CONFERENCE

Contact Minnesota Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association at mfvga@msn.com for detailed information.

 

PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATOR "RENEWAL" WORKSHOPS

New Test Materials available at County Extension Offices after January 1, 2014

Many workshop locations around the state, including

January 17, Paynesville, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 PM at American Legion

            Call Paynesville Coop to RSVP lunch afterwards 320-243-4982

January 23, Elrosa, 12:30 to 4 p.m. at Bucky's Bar

January 28, Little Falls, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Morrison Co. Gov. Center

            Bring $5 for pizza or pack a lunch

February 12, Albany, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Albany Bowling Center

            Call CentraSota at 320-548-3245 to RSVP for lunch break

February 13, Buffalo, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Wright Co. Courthouse

February 21, Foley City Hall, 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.

For more information check www.pat.umn.edu

 

IRRIGATION ASSOCIATION OF MINNESOTA CONFERENCE

February 20 at Freeport Community Center

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