Nebraska Hay Summary – Week Ending March 27, 2020
Compared to last week, alfalfa, grass hay, ground and delivered hay and
alfalfa pellets sold steady. Demand is mostly light for instate usage
with moderate to good demand for large squares going out of state. Demand
is good for dehy and sun-cured alfalfa pellets. These type of pellets are
usually ground and used as “binder” and pressed back into a pellet for
horses, cattle, goats, rabbits and for a lot of other specialty feeds.
They are also fed as a pellet to a large variety of animals. Note: “All
sales are dollars per ton FOB the field or hay barn, unless otherwise
Alfalfa: Fair large squares 100.00. Fair to mostly good large rounds
80.00-95.00. Prairie Hay: Good large rounds 80.00-90.00. Premium small
squares 170.00-180.00. Cane large rounds 60.00-65.00. Cornstalks large
rounds 40.00. Dehy alfalfa pellets 17 percent 320.00-330.00. Sun-cured
pellets 15 percent 300.00.
Platte Valley area of Nebraska
Alfalfa: Good large rounds 90.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa 130.00-
135.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa/cornstalk mix 105.00-120.00.
Ground and delivered cornstalks 75.00-90.00. Dehy alfalfa pellets 17
percent protein 270.00-285.00; Sun-cured alfalfa 15 percent protein
Alfalfa: Fair large squares 155.00. Millet in large squares 85.00. Millet
in large rounds 100.00 delivered. Cornstalks large squares 75.00
delivered. Ground and delivered alfalfa 153.00-158.00.