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HAY MARKET REPORTS

Hay Market reports contain all of reports about the current status of hay in Australia.

2022 Hay Award Winners

Events, Hay Market Reports, Latest News
Haymakers and contractor from around Australia have won titles in the 2021-22 Feed Central National Hay Quality Awards. The winners are listed below. LUCERNE VISUAL AWARD NATIONAL The Peacock Family Group Location: Rochester Vic LOT#: 70544 VISUAL GRADE: FC AA LUCERNE FEED TEST ANALYSIS NATIONAL The Peacock Family Group Location:…
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Hay market snapshot

Hay Market Snapshot April 2022

Hay Market Reports
Buyers Update (By Neville Janke) There sure is a spring in the step of buyers at the moment. Yes, we are noticing a lot of market activity and it is very welcome.Buyers are looking at different lots and making plans for winter feeding, as night-time temperatures slowly start to drop.Right…
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February 2022 Hay Market Snapshot

Hay Market Reports, Latest News
BUYERS UPDATE (by Cieran Maxwell) Over the last fortnight it has been great to see a number of buyers be proactive in securing volumes of quality fodder before the traditional winter rush. This week our buyers have been largely chasing protein hay for weaning and milk production. It is encouraging…
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Early March 2022 Hay Market Snapshot

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BUYERS UPDATE (By Cieran Maxwell) It’s a dominating topic right now in the hay world, the term ‘The King of Fodder’ is floating around – Lucerne is on everyone’s lips. The king is back!Why is Lucerne the King of Fodder? Well, Lucerne has always been the trusted traditional hay variety, the…
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How we can help – Floods 2022

Hay Market Reports, Latest News
G’day, Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those effected by the recent flooding events. It’s heartbreaking to watch and we want to do whatever we can. If you have a need please let us know – 1300 669 429. We wanted to let our clients know there is…
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National Hay Market Report December 2021

Hay Market Reports
December 2021 Contributors: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) & Cieran Maxwell (General Manager). KEY POINTS The extended market is looking for high quality Cereal Hay. Some Growers missing first and second cuts of Lucerne in NSW. General weather conditions continuing to effect Hay production and logistics. There’s some Hay price hikes…
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20/21 Season Results

Hay Market Reports
Legume Season Results – 2019/20 & 2020/2021 This season we saw Legume fibre values higher than last year, but protein (CP) values do remain comparable. The Relative Feed Value (RFV) of Lucerne remain similar to last season, but saw a decrease of 23 points in Vetch this season. The Metabolizable…
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Meet Cassy Streeter From Dairy One

Hay Market Reports, Latest News
Cassy Streeter is based in Ithaca, New York, Dairy One Forage Laboratory. As the NIR Services Manager, Cassy oversees the Network of Affiliated Labs, daily NIR production, and leads several NIR projects. Cassy started her career with Dairy One in 2011 after completing a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science…
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Who Is Dairy One?

Hay Market Reports, Latest News
Dairy One is a cooperative of dairy farmers with their primary facilities located in Ithaca, New York, USA. Dairy One employs approximately 250 people, about 80 of them based in Ithaca. They are governed by a 16-member board of directors, all of whom are dairy farmers. The mission of Dairy…
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Will There Be A Market For My Hay?

Hay Market Reports, Selling Hay
The short answer is – YES, but for quality Hay. You’ve heard us say it before, livestock eat 365 days a year. Our country needs Hay to be made, but not just any Hay – good quality Hay. There is typically always a market for Hay that meets the below…
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Supply And Demand Forecast For 2021/22 Hay Season

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The level of demand in the coming seasons with the present challenges is very much an unknown. There is a large enough quantity of carry-over old season stock heading into the 2021/22 season. The majority of this is below the normal quality of previous seasons. New-season quality Hay will be…
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Hay Price Outlook For 2021/22 Season

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The challenges and the unknowns in the coming season will have an effect on Hay prices. Supply and quality levels could be impacted by seasonal conditions. Higher yielding crops tend to have poorer feed test results and can lodge prior to cutting. Fodder Market Outlook Summarised: »  Return to historically…
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National Hay Market Report March 2021

Hay Market Reports
March 2021 Contributors: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) and Cieran Maxwell (General Manager) KEY POINTS February demand developed with sellers of hay and straw looking to find market equilibrium. Lucerne production now in full swing, starting 4th and 5th cuts and prices beginning to firm. Dairies and Beef Graziers are seeking winter feed…
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National Hay Market Report May 2021

Hay Market Reports
May 2021 Contributors: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) and Cieran Maxwell (General Manager) KEY POINTS The weather outlook for predicted rainfall across Australia has changed. Some end users are beginning to consider fodder because of this. Favorable start to forage oat production with some graziers looking to feed straw in these…
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National Hay Market Report June 2021

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June 2021 Contributors: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) and Cieran Maxwell (General Manager) RATHER LISTEN TO THE REPORT? CLICK HERE.National Hay Market Report July 2021 KEY POINTS Mice continue to run rampant in NSW and other regions. There has been some increased demand for hay in Victoria & South Australia. Demand…
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June Hay Report

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June 2021 Contributors: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) and Cieran Maxwell (General Manager) RATHER LISTEN TO THE REPORT? CLICK HERE.National Hay Market Report July 2021 KEY POINTS Mice continue to run rampant in NSW and other regions. There has been some increased demand for hay in Victoria & South Australia. Demand…
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National Hay Market Report August 2021

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August 2021 Contributor: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) & Cieran Maxwell (General Manager). Click Me KEY POINTS Sporadic movements of hay July Ex Farm Hay and Straw prices revealed Hay making decisions are happening Concerns about the availability of Vetch for the new season OVERVIEW July was an interesting month for…
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National Hay Market Report September 2021

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September 2021 Contributor: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) & Cieran Maxwell (General Manager). KEY POINTS Hay movements remain low. Prices movements to clear old season product. Limited quality left in the current market. New season is upon us, overall new season production is down in comparison to the last two years.…
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National Hay Market Report November 2021

Hay Market Reports
November 2021 Contributors: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) & Cieran Maxwell (General Manager). Podcast Contributors: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) & Jill Parker (Quality & Grower Services Manager). Click Me KEY POINTS Growers need to show urgency in providing product information to sell Good quality Hay is around, as we are seeing…
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National Hay Market Report July 2021

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July 2021 Contributor: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) Click Me KEY POINTS Growers are making room for new season product by selling now at good prices. Buying demands has stayed consistently low. Prices drop on protein hay in NSW by at least – $20 per ton. Mice begin to slow with…
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Pre Season Update & Hay Quality Awards Webinar

Hay Market Reports, Video
Watch our 1hr Pre-Seasonal Webinar. The content was prepared for Growers all around Australia, covering the below topics: Market outlook for the 2021/22 Fodder Industry. Market Activity Update on Dairies, Backgrounders, Breeders, Beef & Feedlots. Australian Fodder Industry Association Update from the CEO, Paula Fitzgerald. Presentation of the Feed Central…
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Feed Testing Newsletter – September Edition

Feed Testing, Hay Market Reports
Contributor: Kimberley Detmers (Quality Assurance Coordinator) This newsletter is designed to let you know about the latest news and information coming from our Feed Testing lab, based in Toowoomba Qld. IN THIS EDITION »    What’s DCAD and why is it important? »    Why you should be testing your pasture – An…
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National Hay Market Report October 2021

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October 2021 This month we have a chat with Cieran Maxwell & Jock Jackson from Feed Central to discuss the current market. KEY POINTS Hay quality predictions for new season product. Where is the demand? New season price discussion. Click Me CONTACT OUR TEAM Neville JankeRegional Sales Manager0407 030 353…
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National Hay Market Report February 2021

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Feed Central National Hay Market Report February 2021 Contributors: Jock Jackson, Account Manager and Cieran Maxwell, General Manager Key Points Overall demand remains well below average for this time of year. Increased production of Lucerne throughout Central NSW. Some buyers taking advantage of lower pricing. High cattle prices are squeezing…
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National Hay Market Report April 2021

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April 2021 Contributors: Jock Jackson (Account Manager) and Cieran Maxwell (General Manager) KEY POINTS Rain has put a sudden halt to building demand seen in February 2021. Some logistical issues were caused by flooded roads, we were focused on keeping product moving. Final cuts of lucerne are happening now and…
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National Hay Market Report November 2020

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By Tim Ford, Managing Director, and Jock Jackson, Account Manager Key Points Lower hay production this year compared to recent years – more tonnes per hectares, but a significant reduction on hectares being cut. The industry has avoided an oversupply problem that often happens when coming out of a drought.…
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November Market Report

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National Account Manager Neville Janke reports to Buyers & Sellers to bring the Market Report for November. Wanting to buy? CLICK HERE or Call 1300 669 429 Talk to the team at Feed Central Today 1300 669 429 Neville JankeNational Account ManagerCieran MaxwellGeneral ManagerMadeleine AlexanderBusiness Growth ManagerGot hay for sale? I’d…
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December Market Report

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National Account Manager Neville Janke reports to Buyers & Sellers to bring the Market Report for December. Wanting to buy? CLICK HERE or Call 1300 669 429 Talk to the team at Feed Central Today 1300 669 429 Neville JankeNational Account ManagerCieran MaxwellGeneral ManagerMadeleine AlexanderBusiness Growth ManagerGot hay for sale? I’d…
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September Market Report

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National Account Manager Neville Janke reports to Buyers & Sellers to bring the Market Report for September. Wanting to buy? CLICK HERE or Call 1300 669 429 Talk to the team at Feed Central Today 1300 669 429 Neville JankeNational Account ManagerCieran MaxwellGeneral ManagerMadeleine AlexanderBusiness Growth ManagerGot hay for sale? I’d…
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Hay Market & Quality Update

Hay Market Reports
Hello Buyers! It has been a cracker year! We want to thank you all for your support over 2016 and we look forward to partnering with you in 2017 and beyond! Just finally, with the Hay Harvest season well underway we wanted to summarise the market and quality for you and…
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