Weekly #17 West Coast Hay and Straw


All Southern/Central/Northern CA still drought condition. Kern and Imperial counties are continuing damaged by aphid on new crop Alfalfa Hay. Alfalfa Hay traded 5 higher at FOB Stack this week and also less color and dry. Exporters started to purchase Klein and Bermuda Hay. Price started to 20-30 lower than last year crop at beginning.


Still quite trade and some activities of Alfalfa and Oat by export and domestic buyer in Eastern Oregon. In Washington most of exporters continue to sell excess inventory to domestic market before new crop.