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USDA Agricultural Prices


27 November 2013

USDA Agricultural Prices - 27 November 2013USDA Agricultural Prices - 27 November 2013


USDA Agricultural Prices

Prices Received by Farmers

The November All Farm Products Index is 183 percent of its 1990-1992 base, down 3.2 percent from the October index and 12 percent below the November 2012 index.

All crops: The November index, at 191, decreased 5.9 percent from October and is 20 percent below November 2012. Index decreases for feed grains & hay and commercial vegetables more than offset price increases for oilseeds and potatoes & dry beans.

Food grains: The November index, at 227, is 2.2 percent below the previous month and 15 percent below a year ago. The November price for all wheat, at $6.80 per bushel, is down 20 cents from October and $1.67 below November 2012.

Feed grains & hay: The November index, at 191, is down 6.4 percent from last month and 37 percent below a year ago. The corn price, at $4.29 per bushel, is down 32 cents from last month and $2.72 below November 2012. The all hay price, at $171 per ton, is down $6.00 from October and $19.00 from last November. Sorghum grain, at $7.42 per cwt, is 27 cents below October and $4.98 below November last year.

Cotton, Upland: The November index, at 130, is up 0.8 percent from October and 14 percent above last year. The November price, at 78.6 cents per pound, is up 0.7 cents from the previous month and 9.4 cents above last November.

Oilseeds: The November index, at 226, is up 0.9 percent from October but 10 percent lower than November 2012. The soybean price, at $12.70 per bushel, increased 20 cents from October but is $1.60 below November 2012. Fruits & nuts: The November index, at 210, is down 0.5 percent from October and 2.3 percent lower than a year ago. Prices for oranges and lemons decreased from last month.

Commercial vegetables: The November index, at 168, is down 13 percent from last month but 0.6 percent above November 2012. Potatoes & dry beans: The November index, at 167, is up 7.1 percent from last month and 16 percent above November 2012. The all potato price, at $9.03 per cwt, is up 93 cents from October and $1.64 higher than last November. The all dry bean price, at $39.50 per cwt, is down $1.50 from the previous month but 30 cents above November 2012.

Livestock and products: The November index, at 172, is 3.0 percent above last month and November 2012. Compared with a year ago, prices are higher for cattle, eggs, calves, and hogs. Prices for milk, broilers, and turkeys are down from last year.

Meat animals: The November index, at 171, is up 0.6 percent from last month and 6.9 percent higher than last year. The November hog price, at $64.70 per cwt, is down $3.80 from October but $3.60 higher than a year ago. The November beef cattle price of $131 per cwt is up $3.00 from last month and $8.00 higher than November 2012.

Dairy products: The November index, at 163, is up 3.2 percent from a month ago but 3.6 percent lower than November last year. The November all milk price of $21.30 per cwt is up 60 cents from last month but 80 cents lower than November 2012.

Poultry & eggs: The November index, at 183, is up 8.9 percent from October and 1.1 percent above a year ago. The November market egg price, at $1.16 per dozen, increased 32.4 cents from October and 14.0 cents from November 2012. The November broiler price, at 55.0 cents per pound, is up 2.0 cents from October but 1.0 cent below a year ago. The November turkey price, at 70.3 cents per pound, is up 0.2 cents from the previous month but down 4.8 cents from a year earlier.

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