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USDA Rock Valley, IA Hay 05/17 08:50

USDA Rock Valley, IA Hay                           05/17 08:50
SF_GR310  
Sioux Falls, SD   Fri May 17, 2019    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, May 16, 2019

Receipts:  78 loads    Last Week: 80 loads    Last Year:  59 loads    

   All sales FOB Rock Valley, Iowa, vicinity.  One load Small Squares
equals approximately 5 tons; Large Squares and Large Rounds range from
10-25 tons per load.

   Alfalfa:  Supreme:  Large Squares, 6 loads 205.00-250.00; Large 
Rounds, 1 load 187.50. Premium: Large Rounds, 9 loads 170.00-182.50.  
Good:  Large Rounds, 8 loads 155.00-165.00.  Fair: Large Squares, 1 load 
147.50; Large Rounds, 8 loads 130.00-145.00.  

   Grass:  Premium:  Large Squares, 1 load 207.50.  Good:  Large Rounds, 
18 loads 150.00-180.00; Large Squares, 1 load 152.50.  Fair: Large 
Rounds, 7 loads 130.00-147.50; Large Squares, 5 loads 135.00-140.00.  
Utility: Large Rounds, 2 loads 125.00.

   Alfalfa / Grass Mix:  Good: Large Rounds, 2 loads 147.50-155.00.

   Straw:  Large Squares, 2 loads 155.00-162.50; Large Rounds, 1 load 
120.00.

   Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 7 load 40.00-47.50.

   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 Market News Service, Sioux Falls, SD
         605-372-8350
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_GR310.txt             
         http://www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage

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