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Sauk Center Hay Auction Summary Nov. 21, 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 Nov 21, 2013.

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

Nov 21 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.


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

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

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.


December 3-4 at St. Cloud Rivers Edge Convention Center

For more information go to


Regional Ag Business Management Educator is offer workshops on land rental agreement in Central and Southern Minnesota. Remaining locations in Central MN include:

Cold Spring - Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m. at American Legion Post 455

Foley - Dec. 10, 1:30 p.m. at Mr. Jim's

Long Prairie - Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m. at Todd County Courthouse Annex

Little Falls - Dec. 11, 1:30 p.m. at Morrison County Government Center

In Southern MN

Worthington - Dec. 4, 9:30 a.m. ate the Regional Extension Office

Austin - Dec. 5, 9:30 a.m. at Mower County Commissioners' Board Room

Albert Lea - Dec. 5, 2:00 p.m. at Fairgrounds Community Center at Freeborn 9:30

Rochester - Dec. 6, 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at UCR Heintz Center Auditorium

For more information go to website


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


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

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