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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Ag Minute: Agricultural Princes

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  • Preliminary price received by farmers for winter wheat for August 2013 averaged $6.84 per bushel, a decrease of 15 cents from the July price according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
    The preliminary August corn price, at $5.97 per bushel, was down 72 cents from last month.
    The preliminary August sorghum price averaged $9.73 per cwt, a decrease of 87 cents from July.
    The preliminary August soybean price, at $13.00 per bushel, decreased $2.00 from last month.
    The August alfalfa hay price, at $211 per ton, was up from $205 last month. The other hay price, at $108 per ton, was down from $110 last month.
    The preliminary August sunflower price was withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
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