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Published March 01, 2013, 10:10 AM

USDA: Wheat prices down in ND

The U.S. Agriculture Department says preliminary spring wheat prices in North Dakota are down 70 percent in February from the previous month.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The U.S. Agriculture Department says preliminary spring wheat prices in North Dakota are down 70 percent in February from the previous month.

The North Dakota office of the National Agriculture Statistics Service says the price in February was $7.60 a bushel. Durum wheat, at $7.70 a bushel, decreased 32 cents from January, and winter wheat, at $7.65 a bushel, decreased 16 cents over the month.

The preliminary all sunflower price, at $24.40 per hundredweight, is down $2 from last month.

USDA says soybeans, at $13.70 per bushel, decreased 10 cents from last month.

Corn increased a penny from the previous month to $6.50 per bushel.

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