Preliminary ag prices noted
Preliminary prices received by farmers for spring wheat for February 2013 averaged $7.60 per bushel, a decrease of 70 cents from the January price according to the USDA, NationalAgricultural Statistics Service, North Dakota Field Office.
Durum wheat, at $7.70 per bushel, decreased 32 cents from the previous month. Winter wheat averaged $7.65 per bushel, a decrease of 16 cents from January.
The preliminary February feed barley price, at $4.90 per bushel, was down 22 cents from last month.
The malting barley price, at $6.25, was down 34 cents from last month.
The preliminary February all sunflowers price, at $24.40 per cwt, was down $2.00 from last month.
Canola averaged $28.10 per cwt, an increase of $1.30 from January.
Soybeans, at $13.70 per bushel, decreased 10 cents from last month.
The preliminary February flaxseed price, at $13.50 per bushel, was down 20 cents from last month.
Corn, at $6.50 per bushel, increased one cent from the previous month.
The preliminary February all dry edible bean price, at $32.20 per cwt, decreased $1.20 from last month.
The pinto price for January averaged $34.20 per cwt while the navy price averaged $33.80 per cwt.
The preliminary all potato price for February, at $8.80, decreased 5 cents from January.
The February alfalfa hay price, at $138.00 per ton, was up $4.00 from last month. The other hay price, at $89.00 per ton, was up $2 from last month.
There were insufficient reports to publish preliminary February prices for oats, fresh potatoes and processing potatoes.