2013-02-07 / Ag News

USDA lists ag prices

Preliminary prices received by farmers for spring wheat for January 2013 averaged $8.05 per bushel, a decrease of 34 cents from the December 2012 price according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, North Dakota Field Office.

Durum wheat, at $8.16 per bushel, decreased 10 cents from the previous month. Winter wheat averaged $7.75 per bushel, a decrease of 42 cents from December.

The preliminary January feed barley price, at $5.80 per bushel, was up 14 cents from last month.The malting barley price, at $6.35, was down 17 cents from last month.

The preliminary January all sunflowers price, at $25.30 per cwt, was down 80 cents from last month.

Canola averaged $27.50 per cwt, a decrease of 30 cents from December.

Soybeans, at $13.80 per bushel, decreased 30 cents from last month.

The preliminary January flaxseed price, at $13.70 per bushel, was down 10 cents from last month.

Corn, at $6.60 per bushel, increased 14 cents from the previous month.

The preliminary January all dry edible bean price, at $31.70 per cwt, decreased $1.80 from last month.

The pinto and navy prices for December both averaged $33.50 per cwt.

The January alfalfa hay price, at $134 per ton, was unchanged from last month. The other hay price, at $87 per ton, was up $4 from last month.

There were insufficient reports to publish preliminary January prices for oats, fresh potatoes, and processing potatoes.

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