Thanks to mild weather, the harvest of 2017 got extended for a lot of Wisconsin operators. But did they find any price advantage to the delay?
The October 2017 average price received by farmers for corn in Wisconsin was $3.26 per bushel according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Agricultural Prices report. This was up $0.01 from September and up $0.03 from the previous October.
The October soybean price, at $9.22 per bushel, down $0.05 from September and down $0.02 from the previous October.
The October oat price was $2.88 per bushel, $0.29 above the September price and $1.20 above October 2016.
All hay prices in Wisconsin averaged $112.00 per ton in October, up $6.00 from September and up $10.00 from October 2016. The alfalfa hay price averaged $121.00 per ton in October, up $2.00 from September and up $4.00 from the previous October.
The other hay price averaged $92.00, up $22.00 from September and up $41.00 from the October 2016 price.
Take a look at some of the other prices Wisconsin farmers discovered in October – and take a look at some of the historical data too!