Arizona Hay Report: 03/13/2015

Arizona Hay Report Here

March 13, 2015

Please accept our apologies for missing the February Report. We had a Family Medical Emergency in Upstate New York. 

Instead of our expected price drop we got a price increase—the largest in the United States for Alfalfa

Hay Prices by US & state are wholesale by the ton. There are 20 bales to the ton: 

The 27-month average price rose to $205.22

  United States 164.00 159.00 159.00 152.00 -7.00 Report
Prices Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Change Report
  Arizona 180.00 180.00 200.00 215.00 15.00 Report
  California 211.00 201.00 206.00 192.00 -14.00 Report
  Colorado 215.00 205.00 200.00 194.00 -6.00 Report
  Idaho 218.00 199.00 199.00 188.00 -11.00 Report
  Illinois 162.00 164.00 157.00 167.00 10.00 Report
  Iowa 144.00 133.00 133.00 138.00 5.00 Report
  Kansas 140.00 139.00 139.00 138.00 -1.00 Report
  Kentucky 110.00 118.00 118.00 123.00 5.00 Report
  Michigan 166.00 159.00 159.00 167.00 8.00 Report
  Minnesota 130.00 132.00 136.00 109.00 -27.00 Report
  Missouri 87.00 86.00 90.00 96.00 6.00 Report
  Montana 128.00 123.00 123.00 123.00 0.00 Report
  Nebraska 91.00 94.00 94.00 94.00 0.00 Report
  Nevada 236.00 235.00 234.00 228.00 -6.00 Report
  New Mexico 234.00 229.00 224.00 219.00 -5.00 Report
  New York 151.00 137.00 135.00 131.00 -4.00 Report
  North Dakota 82.00 83.00 83.00 84.00 1.00 Report
  Ohio 146.00 141.00 141.00 146.00 5.00 Report
  Oklahoma 152.00 147.00 145.00 130.00 -15.00 Report
  Oregon 223.00 213.00 218.00 211.00 -7.00 Report
  Pennsylvania 208.00 221.00 221.00 227.00 6.00 Report
  South Dakota 111.00 113.00 113.00 109.00 -4.00 Report
  Texas 96.00 93.00 87.00 82.00 -5.00 Report
  Utah 185.00 185.00 180.00 180.00 0.00 Report
  Washington 216.00 213.00 210.00 210.00 0.00 Report
  Wisconsin 157.00 150.00 150.00 130.00 -20.00 Report
  Wyoming 137.00 136.00 136.00 136.00 0.00 Report

Region 6: Southeast California:  Alfalfa Wholesale at the Stack March 6, 2015

                         Tons             Price Range                      Wtd Avg                        Comments

Premium        1100            195.00-210.00                          202.95

490            198.00-210.00                          201.18                             Bleached

1500           205.00-215.00                          212.33                              Export

Good/Premium 356            230.00-240.00                          238.54                         Retail/Stable

Good                    200           130.00-130.00                            130.00

25            210.00-210.00                           210.00                          Retail/Stable

Fair/Good           125            125.00-125.00                            125.00                         Rain Damage

Fair                       100           110.00-110.00                             110.00                         Bottom Bales

 

6 Responses to "Arizona Hay Report: 03/13/2015"
  1. Jeff says:

    Pecos Farm changed names to Riggs North Farm, its on Riggs Rd. and Old Price Rd. They have hay for sale right now at $12.50 per bale. Their website is http://www.Arizona-Hay.com and has contact information on there.

  2. Claudia says:

    is there contact info for Pecos Fram?

  3. Steve says:

    Just bought some Timothy hay at Pecos Farm in Sun Lakes for $10 a 55# bale. I think they have timothy / alfalfa too.

  4. Ron says:

    This year was the worst drought in decades in America. Hay production was down all over the country. When hay production is down in other regions, states like Texas and Florida (big horse hay markets) have to start buying from other regions. This lowers supply and increases prices. Then in the winter, there is less hay supply because no new hay is produced anywhere in North America. It’s true supply and demand. That is why hay prices are going up. You are not getting ripped off, its just the markets. Also keep in mind that shipping and logistics is more costly (less of it) in Flagstaff which increases prices over a Phoenix market. If you are buying directly from a farm up there, they are going to follow market prices, so they will charge more. Hope that explains a little.

  5. Gay Spivey says:

    What the hell! we’re gettin ripped off. Hay is 4-5 buck cheaper in the valley than it is in Flagstaff. If hay is gonna go up for the winter at least give horse owner a valid reason why! so we can understand. Last year was a texas drought so what the ecuse this year?

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