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Published June 04, 2013, 11:49 AM

USDA: Wheat prices down in ND, corn up in SD

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says preliminary spring wheat prices in North Dakota are down 17 cents from the previous month.

By: Associated Press,

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says preliminary spring wheat prices in North Dakota are down 17 cents from the previous month.

The North Dakota office of the National Agriculture Statistics Service says the price in May was $7.65 a bushel. Durum wheat, at $7.90 a bushel, decreased 7 cents from April, and winter wheat, at $7.20 a bushel, decreased 16 cents over the month.

The preliminary all sunflower price, at $23.60 per hundredweight, is down $1.40 from last month.

USDA says soybeans, at $13.80 per bushel, increased 30 cents from last month.

Corn decreased 9 cents from the previous month to $6.50 per bushel.

In South Dakota, May corn prices are up slightly.

The South Dakota office of the National Agriculture Statistics Service says corn, at $6.67 per bushel, is up 8 cents from last month.

Soybeans are up 50 cents from last month at $14.50.

The preliminary winter wheat price, at $7.29, is up 5 cents from last month. The spring wheat price, at $7.70, is 16 cents lower than last month.

USDA says the preliminary all sunflower price, at $22.80, is down $1.20 from last month.

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