Compared to last week alfalfa and grass hay sold steady. Dehy alfalfa pellets and ground and delivered hay sold steady. Buyer inquiry picked up this week after the winter storm blew through the state Sunday and Monday with reports ranging from a few inches to over 14 inches with high winds in most areas. Some areas are the state reporting alfalfa hay is getting tight, especially grinding type hay. There also quite a lot of hay getting shipped to out of state dairies and feedlots. All sales are dollars per ton FOB the field or hay barn, unless otherwise noted.
Eastern/Central Nebraska
Alfalfa: Supreme large square bales 190.00-215.00. Premium large square bales 175.00-180.00; Good large square bales 150.00-160.00. Premium large round bales 90.00-100.00. Good large round 75.00-85.00. Grass Hay: Premium large round bales 85.00-100.00; Good large round bales 80.00-85.00. Premium small square bales of grass hay 150.00. Cornstalk bales 50.00-60.00, (depends on how much corn). Straw in large round bales 30.00
per bale and small square bales 4.00 per bale. Ground and delivered alfalfa 115.00.  Dehy Alfalfa pellets 17 percent protein 195.00-230.00.
Sun-cured alfalfa pellets 15 percent protein 190.00, 17 percent protein 195.00.
Platte Valley area of Nebraska
Alfalfa: Good large round bales 85.00-95.00, few at 100.00 mostly going out of state; Grass Hay: Good to Premium large round bales 90.00-100.00. Cane hay large round bales 70.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa 120.00-125.00. Alfalfa/Stover mix 110.00-115.00, Ground and delivered cornstalks 85.00-90.00. Dehy pellets 17 percent protein 195.00-200.00.
Western Nebraska
Alfalfa: Premium large square bales 150.00-160.00; Good large square bales 135.00-150.00. Good large round bales 135.00-145.00.  Alfalfa/Orchard grass: Good to Premium large square bales 140.00-150.00. Forage Barley in round bales 120.00. Millet hay in large round bales 100.00. Straw large square bales 60.00-65.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa 135.00-145.00.
Central and Western Wyoming
Alfalfa: Supreme large square bales 160.00. Good large square bales 100.00-120.00. Premium small square bales 6.00 per bale. Alfalfa/grass mix: Good large square bales 100.00-120.00. Certified weed seed free alfalfa cubes 220.00-260.00.
Eastern Wyoming
Alfalfa: Good large square bales 150.00; fair to good large square bales 120.00.  Good large round bales 145.00; fair large round bales 130.00.
Alfalfa/grass mix: Premium large square bales 150.00 with some selling at 60.00-70.00 per bale, Premium small square bales 7.00 per bale.  Grass Hay: Large round bales 140.00 delivered.
East River South Dakota
Alfalfa:  Supreme: Large Squares, 180.00-200.00; Small Squares, 210.00.  Premium:  Large Squares and Rounds, 160.00-170.00.  Good:  Large Squares, 150.00-155.00.  Fair:  Large Rounds, 120.00-135.00.  Utility:  Large Rounds, 110.00. Sun-cured Alfalfa pellets:  15 pct 175.00; 17 pct 180.00.  Alfalfa Meal:  17 pct 185.00. Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  Premium: Large Squares, 185.00. Grass:  Premium:  Large Squares, 85.00 per bale small lots.  Good to Premium:  Large Rounds, 130.00-135.00.  Good:  Large Rounds, 125.00.  Utility to Fair:  Large Rounds, 90.00-110.00. CRP Grass:  Utility:  Large Rounds, 50.00 per bale. Wheat Hay:  Large Rounds, 85.00-90.00, 100.00 Del. Wheat Straw:  Large Squares, 110.00-115.00.  Large Rounds, 90.00. Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 45.00, 50.00 del short haul.
West River South Dakota
Alfalfa: Fair:  Large Rounds, 165.00 Del. Grass:  Good to Premium, Large Rounds, 165.00 Del. Wheat Straw:  Large Rounds, 95.00 Del.
Iowa Hay Summary
Alfalfa Supreme Small Squares $250.00 - $260.00 Large Squares $217.00 - $250.00 Premium Small Squares $211.00 - $225.00 Large Squares $200.00 - $200.00 Alfalfa/Grass Premium Small Squares $200.00 - $200.00 Large Squares $160.00 - $200.00 Good Small Squares      $135.00 - $150.00 Large Squares $120.00 - $150.00 Large Rounds $125.00 - $155.00 Fair Small Squares $95.00 - $125.00 Large Squares $90.00 - $115.00 Utility Small Squares $60.00 - $60.00 Large Rounds $60.00 - $65.00 Grass Good    Large Rounds $140.00 - $140.00 Fair   Large Squares $115.00  - $115.00 Straw Wheat   Large Squares  $50.00 - $135.00
Source:  USDA NE Dept of Ag Market News Service, Kearney, NE