Wisconsin farmers received more for their corn and beans in February. The February 2018 average price received by farmers for corn in Wisconsin was $3.34 per bushel according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Agricultural Prices report. This was up $0.18 from January but down $0.02 from the previous February.
The February soybean price, was $9.43 per bushel, up $0.22 from January but down $0.43 from the previous February.
The oat price was $3.06 per bushel, $0.07 below the January price but $0.42 above February 2017.
The Wisconsin All hay prices averaged $129.00 per ton in February, up $5.00 from January and $41.00 above February 2017. The alfalfa hay price averaged $138.00 per ton in February, up $8.00 from January and $46.00 above previous February. The other hay price averaged $96.00 per ton in February, up $2.00 from January and $29.00 above the February 2017 price.
The all milk price for the badger state in February was $15.60 per hundredweight (cwt) . This was 70 cents lower than last month’s price and $3.40 lower than last February’s price.
Then the U.S. all milk price for February was $15.30 per cwt, 30 cents lower than Wisconsin’s price and 80 cents lower than last month’s U.S. price.
The complete USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Agricultural Prices report can be found under Publications on the USDA NASS website at www.nass.usda.gov.