Ag stats: Mountain states region agricultural prices received – November 2019

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Published Saturday, December 28, 2019

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

November Prices Received Index Up 4.6 Percent 

The November Prices Received Index 2011 Base (Agricultural Production), at 88.6, increased 4.6 percent from October and 0.2 percent from November 2018.

At 82.6, the Crop Production Index was up 1.7 percent from last month but down 1.8 percent from the previous year.

The Livestock Production Index, at 96.6, increased 7.0 percent from October and 4.2 percent from November last year.

Producers received higher prices during November for market eggs, lettuce, cattle, and milk but lower prices for corn, broilers, apples, and hogs. In addition to prices, the indexes are influenced by the volume change of commodities producers market.

In November, there was increased monthly movement for corn, milk, cattle, and cotton and decreased marketing of soybeans, grapes, wheat, and lettuce. 

November Prices Paid Index Up 0.3 Percent 

The November Prices Paid Index for Commodities and Services, Interest, Taxes, and Farm Wage Rates (PPITW), at 110.4, is up 0.3 percent from October 2019 and 0.5 percent from November 2018.

Higher prices in November for feeder cattle, herbicides, supplements, and feeder pigs more than offset lower prices for feed grains, other machinery, mixed fertilizer, and concentrates.

Prices Received - Mountain Region States and United States: November 2019 with Comparisons

State

November 2018

October 2019

November 2019

Barley, All 

(dollars per bushel)

(dollars per bushel)

(dollars per bushel)

Colorado 

4.65

4.65

(D)

Montana 

4.94

4.43

4.38

Wyoming 

(D)

4.92

(D)

United States 

4.78

4.53

4.74

Corn 

     

Colorado 

3.65

3.91

3.84

United States 

3.41

3.84

3.68

Wheat, All 

     

Arizona 

(D)

(D)

(D)

Colorado 

4.51

3.64

3.65

Montana 

5.18

4.50

4.56

United States 

5.23

4.45

4.38

Hay, Alfalfa 

(dollars per ton)

(dollars per ton)

(dollars per ton)

Arizona 

190.00

190.00

190.00

Colorado 

225.00

235.00

235.00

Montana 

145.00

145.00

140.00

New Mexico 

250.00

220.00

220.00

Utah 

175.00

185.00

185.00

Wyoming 

175.00

185.00

185.00

United States 

173.00

179.00

173.00

Hay, Other 

     

Arizona 

200.00

200.00

200.00

Colorado 

225.00

235.00

230.00

Montana 

130.00

150.00

150.00

New Mexico 

160.00

190.00

190.00

Utah 

135.00

145.00

145.00

Wyoming 

145.00

160.00

160.00

United States 

141.00

126.00

137.00

Milk, All 

(dollars per hundredweight)

(dollars per hundredweight)

(dollars per hundredweight)

Arizona 

16.40

18.90

19.40

Colorado 

17.60

20.00

20.30

New Mexico 

15.30

18.40

19.90

Utah 

16.80

20.40

21.70

United States 

17.20

19.90

21.00

(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

(S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate. 

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