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Monday, February 18, 2013

Sauk Centre Hay Auction Report Feb. 7, 2013

By Dan Martens

This information is from the Sauk Centre Hay Auction held on February 7, 2013. I am posting three reports:

Feb 7 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf. A list of all tested hay lots and bedding materials sold ... grouped by kind of hay, RFV and type of bale ... cost per pound of dry matter and cost per RFV point are calculated.
History of Selected Lots 2012 2013.pdf ... A summary of auctions held this year: Medium Square Alfalfa 101 to 200 RFV divided in 25 point groups, and bedding material.
Graph 2001 to 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf ... A line graph of auction seasons from 2001 to 2010

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sauk Centre Hay Auction Jan. 17, 2013

By Dan Martens, Extension Educator, Stearns-Benton-Morrison Counties

I am posting three items based on information from the Jan. 17 2013 Hay Auction at Sauk Centre MN.

Jan 17 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf ... A list of all tested hay lots and bedding materials sold... grouped by kind of hay, bale type, RFV in 25 point groups for alfalfa and by protein for grass.. cost per pound of dry matter and cost per RFV point are calculated.

History of Selected Lots 2012 2013.pdf ... Average and range of RFV values and prices for Medium Square Alfalfa in 25 RFV groups from 101-200 RFV. This include average for each of the last 4 years and for each auction so far this year. Medium Square Straw is also listed.

Graph 2001 to 2013 SC Hay Auction.pdf ... Line graph for average price of Medium Square Alfalfa by 25 RFV groups. Dotted lines indicate where sales did not have hay in that group.

Hay Stocks Dec 1 2012.pdf... USDA Hay Inventory Dec 1, 2012 USDA report by states for hay on inventory December 1, 2011 and 2012.

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