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7/17/24

3.69

8.11

100.3

62.69

The price is based on the US Hay and Straw pricing survey listed below and the average weight of different sizes of bales.

Straw is the dry stalks of grain plant like wheat, barley and oats. It has a low nutritional value, but is commonly used in animal bedding, and as ground cover for planting seed (e.g. grass seed).

There are four common sizes of bales:

- 2 string square bales: 14"x18"x"36" These weigh between 40lbs and 60 lbs. (average 50lb)
- 3 wire square bales: 16"x22"x44" These weigh between 100lbs and 120 lbs. (average 110lb)
- Large square bales: 3' x 4' x8' These weigh between 1,200lbs and a 2,000 lbs. (average 1,600lb)
- Round bales: 48" wide and 60" in diameter These weigh between 600 and 1,200lbs (average 900lb)

The most current **US Hay and Straw Price Survey information** data is as follows:

**Date**: 7/17/24**State**: PA**Region**: New Holland**Alfalfa Price**: $195.0 to $320.0**Mixed Hay Price**: $75.0 to $460.0**Timothy Price**: $0.0 to $0.0**Grass Price**: $0.0 to $0.0**Straw Price**: $130.0 to $165.0

Hay and Straw Calculators

- Price of Hay or Straw by the Ton (CLICK HERE)
- Market Prices of Bales of Hay. Since bales come in different sizes and not always sold by the ton, these compute the dollars per bale.

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