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For the week ending Oct. 11, USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service reported the following state hay updates:

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was slow to moderate, and prices mostly steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Oct. 8. 

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was slow, and prices mostly steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Oct. 1.

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In Nebraska, Sept. 27, alfalfa and grass hay steady. Alfalfa pellets and ground and delivered hay steady. Demand was light to moderate in the central and eastern areas with good demand in the western side of the state. 

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was slow, and prices mostly steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Sept. 24. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

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In Nebraska, Sept. 27, alfalfa and grass hay steady. Alfalfa pellets and ground and delivered hay steady. Demand was light to moderate in the central and eastern areas with good demand in the western side of the state.

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Hay market trade was slow, demand was slow, and prices steady. Most hay and forage pricing stayed steady, although there remains a softer undertone to grinder hay and grass hays due to lower quality and high abundance, according the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, …

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In Nebraska, compared to last week, hay sold steady on a thin test. Demand was mostly light as many contacts stated not many call this week, according to the USDA Market News Service, Sept. 6. 

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was moderate, and prices remained steady, on limited test, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Sept. 10.

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was moderate, and prices remained steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 27.

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In Nebraska, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady on a thin test. Demand was light throughout the state, according to the USDA Market News Service, Aug. 30.

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In Nebraska, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady. Demand was light with a load here and there getting sold, according to the USDA Market News Service, Aug. 23.

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was moderate, and prices remained steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 27.

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In Nebraska, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady. Buyer inquiry was light, according to the USDA Market News Service, Aug. 15.

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was moderate, and prices remained steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 20.

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Hay market trade was slow to moderate, demand was low, and prices remained steady, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 13. 

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In Nebraska, compared to last week all reported forages sold steady. Buyer inquiry was mostly light. Most areas of the state are in good shape for moisture but some areas on the eastern side of the state and south central are dry and could use some moisture, according to the USDA Market News…

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Hay market trade and demand was slow to moderate, prices remained steady for the most part and the market seems to be settling down, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, Aug. 6.

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Hay market trade and demand remains slow, prices trended down just a little for most hay types. An abundance of grinder and brome hay hitting the market has caused a slowdown in interest from buyers, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, July 30.

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In Nebraska, compared to last reported market, alfalfa sold steady to weak, July 19. Ground and delivered to feedlots fully steady. Demand was light for rounds bales and ground hay with mostly moderate demand for large squares going to dairies.

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Hay market trade and demand remains slow, in part because everyone is in the hay field baling hay, but also supplies are good, particularly for grinder hay. This market seems to be still trying to find itself; pinning down new crop hay prices has proven difficult this season. There has been …

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Hay market trade, activity and demand is slow. The hot and dry weather has everyone busy in the hay field baling hay. The slow start to the hay season, due to the abundance of rain, has everyone scratching their heads and pricing is all over the map.  In general, there seems to be a softenin…

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In Nebraska, July 11, compared to last reported market, alfalfa sold steady, dehydrated pellets steady in the eastern side of the state, Platte Valley area $25 higher.

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In Nebraska, old crop alfalfa steady on a thin test, June 28. Moderate demand for all other hay. No report issued because of July 4th holiday.

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The hay market trade, activity and demand is moderate, with an increase in alfalfa trades, July 2. Prices remained generally steady. Alfalfa prices have been variable, due to the unpredictable weather pattern of this haying season. Prices this week, however, seemed to settle a bit as hay pro…

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The hay market trade, activity and demand is moderate, with an increase in alfalfa trades, July 2. Prices remained generally steady. Alfalfa prices have been variable, due to the unpredictable weather pattern of this haying season. Prices this week, however, seemed to settle a bit as hay pro…

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The hay market trade, activity and demand is moderate, with an increase in alfalfa trades. Prices remained generally steady. Alfalfa prices have been variable, due to the unpredictable weather pattern of this haying season. Prices this week, however, seemed to settle a bit as hay producers f…

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In Nebraska, old crop alfalfa steady on a thin test, June 28. Moderate demand for all other hay. Prices given on a per-ton basis unless otherwise noted.

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Hay market trade slowed last week, activity and demand is slow to moderate. Prices remained generally steady, however, we continue to see a downward trend in price for both old and new crop grinding alfalfa, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, June 25.…

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In Nebraska, old crop hay sold steady, according to the USDA Market News Service, June 21. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted. 

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Hay market trade has picked up a bit, activity and demand is slow to moderate. Prices continue to be all over the place as producers try to out maneuver Mother Nature, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, June 18. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless…

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In Nebraska compared to last week, all reporting forages sold steady on thin test, according to the USDA Market News Service, June 14. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted.

Eastern/central—Good grass hay, large rounds, $95-$100; premium, small squares, $160-$170. Good brome, small squares, $6.50-$7/bale. Cornstalks, large rounds, baled this spring, $60. Dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 17% protein, $320; organic dehydrated alfalfa pellets, 16% protein, $375; sun-cured alfalfa pellets, 15% protein, $300.

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In Nebraska, baled hay sold steady on a very thin test. Demand was very good for dehydrated and sun-cured alfalfa pellets. Light demand for old crop hay with moderate demand for new crop alfalfa going to dairies. Some new crop alfalfa has been sold at 1.05 per point on RVF results. Prices gi…

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Hay market trade activity remains slow, demand is slow but there has been increasing inquiries, while prices remain mostly steady for old crop. New crop pricing seems to be all over the map, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, June 11. Prices given on …

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High-moisture grass baled above 24 percent moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn.

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In Nebraska compared to last week, all reported forages sold steady on a thin test. Demand was moderate to good in different areas of the state for small squares and large bales of hay, according to the USDA Market News Service, May 31. Prices given on a per-ton basis, unless otherwise noted. 

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Compared to last week, cash bids for wheat were mostly higher; corn, sorghum and soybeans were sharply higher, according to the Weekly National Grain Market Review, May 31.

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The USDA Market News Service, Greeley, Colo., in the closing grain report for June 4, reported in futures trading that Chicago July soft red winter wheat was $4.94 1/4 to $4.55 3/4, down 14 cents; July corn, $4.18 to $4.19 1/4, down 6 cents; and July soybeans, $8.74 3/4 to $8.76 3/4,down 5 cents.

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Hay market trade activity remains slow, demand is slow but there has been increasing inquiries from eastern states, while prices remain steady. Rains continued off and on over a good portion of the state, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News Service, June 4. Pri…

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In Nebraska, Compared to last week all reported forages sold steady. Demand was moderate for baled hay with very good demand for alfalfa pellets, according to the USDA Market News Service, May 24. Prices given on a per-ton basis unless otherwise noted.

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Hay market trade activity and demand remains very slow, while prices remain generally steady with a slight softening to old crop grinder hay. A few new crop sales have been received and on average are $10 to $20 lower than old crop, according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture-USDA Mark…

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