ATTENTION: WE WILL ONLY BE HAVING THURSDAY AUCTIONS. WE HAVE HAY FOR SALE PRIVATE TREATY ON OUR WEBSITE. PLEASE CHECK OUT THE "HAY FOR SALE" TAB AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE._______________________ Rock Valley Hay Auction has been selling hay and straw for over 70 years. We sell on average 4500 loads annually. Let our experience in hay and straw marketing work for you.

Auctions are currently Thursdays @ 12:30p.m. Monday auctions are held November through April in addition to the year around Thursday sale.

Contact our office if interested or have any questions at 712-476-5541.

Thursday July 23, 2020

86 Loads 

Market today was steady to weaker.  Quality was lower with a lot of decent hay.  Higher quality alfalfa was weaker and bedding sold steady.  Buyer attendance was decent for this time of year.  95% of the hay was new.

We now have the option available for you to buy select loads of hay through our website. The loads can be viewed on our website under the “Hay for Sale” tab.

 

 

------Mixed-5

SIZE    LBS  $/TON CUT

lgrd  55620 122.50   

lgrd  49360 102.50 2nd-New

lgrd  17240  97.50   

lgrd  34180  82.50   

lgrd   8100  70.00   

-------Straw-7-------

SIZE  BALES   $/BL

smsq    262   2.25   

SIZE    LBS  $/TON

lgrd  40300  95.00

lgrd  28100  87.50

lgrd  40460  87.50

lgrd  42600  87.50-Wheat

lgrd  12360  87.50-Wheat

lgrd  34560  82.50

 

---CORNSTALKS-9--

SIZE    LBS  $/TON

lgrd  38600  42.50

lgrd  42640  40.00

lgrd  44060  37.50

lgrd  43360  37.50

lgrd  34900  37.50

lgrd  47000  37.50

lgrd  41720  35.00

lgrd  46960  32.50

lgrd  40820  32.50

 

**If 2020 was a drink, what would it be? Colonoscopy prep
** I yelled “COW!” at a woman on a bike and she flipped me the bird. Then she plowed her bike straight into the cow… I tried..

Thursday July 23, 2020

86 Loads 

Market today was steady to weaker.  Quality was lower with a lot of decent hay.  Higher quality alfalfa was weaker and bedding sold steady.  Buyer attendance was decent for this time of year.  95% of the hay was new.

We now have the option available for you to buy select loads of hay through our website. The loads can be viewed on our website under the “Hay for Sale” tab.

 

 

------ALFALFA-33

SIZE    LBS  $/TON CUT

SIZE    LBS  $/TON CUT

3x3   48620 125.00 2nd

3x3   44600 120.00 2nd

3x4   50800 132.50 1st-New

3x4   49460 127.50   

3x4   46810 127.50 2nd

3x4   44780 122.50 2nd

3x4   55000 122.50 1st

3x4   42600 120.00 2nd-New

3x4   55640 120.00   

3x4   49920 120.00 1st-New

3x4   54140 120.00   

3x4   53940 120.00 2nd

lgrd  18360 140.00 2nd

lgrd  53760 130.00 2nd

lgrd  57000 127.50 3rd

lgrd  39680 127.50 2nd

lgrd  56680 127.50 2nd

lgrd  57780 127.50 2nd

lgrd  48060 125.00 2nd

lgrd  48440 122.50 2nd

lgrd  58180 122.50 2nd

lgrd  51100 120.00 2nd

lgrd  41820 120.00 2nd

lgrd  40660 115.00 2nd

lgrd  53540 110.00 2nd

lgrd  46180 110.00   

lgrd  54860 105.00 1st

lgrd  45220 105.00 2nd-New

lgrd  48600 102.50 1st

lgrd  51200  95.00 2nd

lgrd  45680  92.50   

lgrd  60840  87.50   

lgrd  37900  85.00-Oats

-------GRASS-32-------

SIZE    LBS  $/TON

3x4   55100 100.00   

lgrd  52820 130.00   

lgrd  37680 125.00   

lgrd  51120 120.00   

lgrd  43980 102.50   

lgrd  54140 100.00   

lgrd  34280 100.00   

lgrd  45560  97.50   

lgrd  46440  95.00   

lgrd  54120  90.00   

lgrd  46040  90.00   

lgrd  42780  90.00   

lgrd  34420  87.50   

lgrd  44120  87.50   

lgrd  45860  87.50   

lgrd  48400  82.50   

lgrd  46820  82.50   

lgrd  37200  82.50   

lgrd  66520  80.00   

lgrd  32140  80.00   

lgrd  41760  80.00   

lgrd  46120  77.50   

lgrd  53120  77.50   

lgrd  49980  77.50   

lgrd  38440  77.50   

lgrd  45780  77.50   

lgrd  45430  77.50   

lgrd  41320  72.50   

lgrd  41840  70.00   

lgrd  47980  60.00   

lgrd  41180  60.00   

lgrd  43660  60.00

**If 2020 was a drink, what would it be? Colonoscopy prep
** I yelled “COW!” at a woman on a bike and she flipped me the bird. Then she plowed her bike straight into the cow… I tried..

Thursday July 16, 2020

91 Loads 

Heavy volume with a steady market for today’s sale.  Quality was generally pretty good.  There was limited interest in straw and cornstalks were weaker.  Buyer interest was average.

We now have the option available for you to buy select loads of hay through our website. The loads can be viewed on our website under the “Hay for Sale” tab.

 

 

------Mixed-3

SIZE    LBS  $/TON CUT

lgrd  36760  95.00   

lgrd  46120  77.50   

lgrd  14940  62.50   

-------Straw-11-------

SIZE    LBS  $/TON

lgrd  37420  92.50-New

lgrd  37760  92.50-New

lgrd  35380  90.00-New

lgrd  36180  90.00-New

lgrd  35160  90.00-New

lgrd  35240  85.00-New

lgrd  34600  85.00-New

lgrd  40980  80.00-New wheat

lgrd  36500  72.50-New

lgrd  36620  70.00-New wheat

lgrd  39560  67.50-New

 

--CORNSTALKS-9---

SIZE    LBS  $/TON

lgrd  53010  37.50

lgrd  44700  37.50

lgrd  49920  37.50

lgrd  42020  35.00

lgrd  46780  35.00

lgrd  38320  35.00

lgrd  48700  35.00

lgrd  34940  35.00

lgrd  40740  35.00

**Shortly after take off the pilot said “Thank you for flying with us this morning. The weather is…” Then suddenly, while still on the mic, he starts screaming, “Oh my God, oh my God it’s burning!” A ghostly silence reigned. He gets back on the microphone and says, “I sincerely apologize for the incident, but I just dropped a very hot cup of coffee on my lap… You should see my pants!” One passenger shouts back, “Why don’t you come here and see ours!”

Thursday July 16, 2020

91 Loads 

Heavy volume with a steady market for today’s sale.  Quality was generally pretty good.  There was limited interest in straw and cornstalks were weaker. Buyer interest was average.

We now have the option available for you to buy select loads of hay through our website. The loads can be viewed on our website under the “Hay for Sale” tab.

 

 

------ALFALFA-41

SIZE    LBS  $/TON CUT

3x3   46660 175.00   

3x3   49790 175.00 2nd

3x3   50960 165.00 1st-New

3x3   50560 150.00 2nd-New

3x3   52580 122.50 2nd-New

3x3   51760 120.00 2nd

3x4   57100 140.00 2nd

3x4   50180 130.00 1st-New

3x4   57700 125.00 1st-New

3x4   50820 120.00 2nd

3x4   52080 110.00 1st-New

lgrd  53580 152.50 1st

lgrd  50420 150.00   

lgrd  44700 137.50 1st-New

lgrd  57140 137.50 2nd

lgrd  50220 132.50 1st

lgrd  51680 130.00 1st-New

lgrd  53960 127.50 2nd

lgrd  44080 125.00 1st

lgrd  46640 125.00 2nd-New

lgrd  50120 122.50 2nd-New

lgrd  48520 120.00 2nd-New

lgrd  49440 120.00 2nd-New

lgrd  55100 117.50 1st-New

lgrd  11560 115.00 2nd-New

lgrd  51120 115.00 2nd-New

lgrd  51020 112.50 2nd-New

lgrd  51380 112.50 2nd-New

lgrd  49820 110.00 2nd-New

lgrd  39620 107.50   

lgrd  49480 102.50 2nd-New

lgrd  49580  97.50 2nd

lgrd  56260  95.00 2nd-New

lgrd  47300  95.00 1st

lgrd  40800  95.00 4th

lgrd  40000  95.00-New

lgrd  36740  92.50 2nd

lgrd  45840  90.00 2nd

lgrd  36200  85.00 1st

lgrd  29720  85.00 1st

lgrd  34860  82.50-New

-------GRASS-27-------

SIZE    LBS  $/TON

3x4   50520 107.50   

3x4   31460  87.50   

lgrd  19940 122.50   

lgrd  31720 122.50   

lgrd   9480 120.00   

lgrd  41540  92.50   

lgrd  40940  87.50   

lgrd  43669  87.50   

lgrd  47560  87.50   

lgrd  54140  85.00   

lgrd  55820  82.50   

lgrd  48460  80.00   

lgrd  33320  80.00   

lgrd  39040  80.00   

lgrd  51140  80.00   

lgrd  43820  80.00   

lgrd  51740  80.00   

lgrd  18320  80.00   

lgrd  38020  77.50   

lgrd  52980  77.50   

lgrd  49180  75.00   

lgrd  52440  75.00   

lgrd  55230  75.00   

lgrd  46060  75.00   

lgrd  49440  72.50   

lgrd  45820  67.50   

lgrd  45580  65.00   

**Shortly after take off the pilot said “Thank you for flying with us this morning. The weather is…” Then suddenly, while still on the mic, he starts screaming, “Oh my God, oh my God it’s burning!” A ghostly silence reigned. He gets back on the microphone and says, “I sincerely apologize for the incident, but I just dropped a very hot cup of coffee on my lap… You should see my pants!” One passenger shouts back, “Why don’t you come here and see ours!”