Kirkwood, Pa.
March 19, 2019
Report Supplied by USDA

ALFALFA: 4 loads, 18.56 tons. ALFALFA/GRASS: 12 loads, 41.22 tons. GRASS: 37 loads, 160.23 tons. STRAW/FODDER: 9 loads, 36.06 tons. BALEAGE: 4 loads, 22 bales.

Compared to last week, all varieties of hay and straw traded mostly steady. Supply heavy. Demand good. Buyer attendance very good. All prices are considered FOB, although a 10 mile local delivery is typically provided. Prices reflect various size loads of hay. Prices are per ton.

ALFALFA: LARGE SQUARES/ROUNDS: Good: 265.00-275.00; Fair: one load 205.00. SMALL SQUARES: Supreme: one load 450.00.

ALFALFA/GRASS: LARGE SQUARES/ROUNDS: Premium: one load 285.00; Good: 225.00-260.00; Fair: 140.00-205.00. SMALL SQUARES: Premium: one load 390.00; Good: one load 335.00; Fair: 215.00-230.00.

GRASS HAYS (Timothy/Orchard): LARGE SQUARES/ROUNDS: Premium: one load 300.00; Good: 220.00-270.00; Fair: 160.00-210.00. SMALL SQUARES: Good: 250.00-305.00; Fair: 185.00-230.00; Utility: one load 100.00.

STRAW: LARGE SQUARES/ROUNDS: 270.00-305.00, round 210.00-235.00.

CORN FODDER: one load 175.00.

BALEAGE: Alfalfa/Grass 65.00-70.00 bale, Alfalfa 72.00 bale.

 Source: USDA Ag Market News, New Holland, PA. Levi Geyer, 717-406-7350. Kayley Ellis, 717-354-2391. www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ln_gr112.txt.