October 17, 2013
Hay going to Asia is $135.00 per ton. You and I pay $195 and up!!
Hay for Asia is $135.00 per ton. You and I are paying $195 and up !!!!!!
USDA California Hay prices from 09/27/13 (most recent report. USDA does not report AZ): “Premium” Alfalfa is $195-$200 per ton which equates to $9.75 per 3 wire bale. Add delivery costs and retail premium Alfalfa should cost $12.50. Arizona Hay should be less due to lower shipping costs. Bermuda Premium was $200 per ton or $10 per bale at the grower, $12-13. 50 retail. More from the USDA report: “Trade was moderate this week across the state on good demand.”
Arizona Price Range:
Lowest price for Alfalfa is $12.50 at Hay Barn, and B&B Feeds. The highest is Show Low & at Camp Verde $17.75 for the fourth consecutive month.
Lowest cost for Bermuda is $12.50 DD & Serenity Farms in Wickenburg while the highest is Show Low Feeds $19.95