July brought some ups and downs for Wisconsin agriculture prices. According to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Agricultural Prices report, Wisconsin farmers in the month of July saw an average price for corn to be $3.45 per bushel . This was an increase of $0.03 from June but was down $0.07 from the previous July.
The Wisconsin soybean price this past July, was at $9.41 per bushel, this was up $0.22 from June but following the same pattern as corn was also down from the previous July by $0.89.
July oat price in the badger state was recorded at $2.57 per bushel, $0.40 below the June price but unlike corn and soybean prices it was $0.88 above the July 2016 price.
All hay prices in Wisconsin averaged $93.00 per ton in July, down $14.00 from June but up $22.00 from July 2016. The alfalfa hay price averaged $103.00 per ton in July, down $10.00 from June but up $23.00 from the previous July. The other hay price averaged $70.00, down $4.00 from June but $24.00 above the July 2016 price.
When it comes to Wisconsin milk prices, July saw an average price of $17.10 per cwt for milk, down $0.80 from June but $0.40 above July a year ago.