Advertise in Print | Subscriptions
Published May 05, 2014, 09:55 AM

Average farm prices up from March

The April all farm products index is 115 percent of its 2011 base, up 3.6 percent from the March index and 7.5 percent above the April 2013 index. The index, at 98, increased 4.3 percent from March but is 8.4 percent below April 2013. The index increase for oilseeds and grains more than offset the index decrease for fruit and tree nut production.

By: U.S. Department of Agriculture,

The April all farm products index is 115 percent of its 2011 base, up 3.6 percent from the March index and 7.5 percent above the April 2013 index. The index, at 98, increased 4.3 percent from March but is 8.4 percent below April 2013. The index increase for oilseeds and grains more than offset the index decrease for fruit and tree nut production.

Wheat

The April index, at 101, is 3.1 percent above the previous month but 4.7 percent below a year ago. The April price for all wheat, at $6.92 per bushel, is up 17 cents from March but down 79 cents from April 2013.

Corn

The April index, at 101, is 3.1 percent above the previous month but 4.7 percent below a year ago. The April price for all wheat, at $6.92 per bushel, is up 17 cents from March but down 79 cents from April 2013.

Soybeans

The April index, at 114, is up 5.6 percent from March but unchanged from April 2013. The soybean price, at $14.50 per bushel, increased 80 cents from March and is 10 cents above April 2013.

Tags: