The purpose of the NASS Price Program is the collection and dissemination of timely, relevant, accurate, and useful agricultural price statistics. Farmers, ranchers, producers and others involved in agriculture require reliable information on prices. Price data provide a link between agricultural production and distribution. The distinct price programs are Prices Paid and Prices Received. The products provided include reports, charts and maps, data, and methodology.
Agricultural Prices - contains prices received by producers for principal crops, livestock and livestock products; indexes of prices received by producers; feed price ratios; indexes of prices paid by producers; and parity prices
Charts and Maps
Prices Paid and Received
Price Data in Quick Stats
Quick Stats is the NASS searchable database containing prices received by producers for principal crops, livestock and livestock products; indexes of prices received by producers; feed price ratios; indexes of prices paid by producers; and parity prices. Click here for prices data.
Price Program Methodology
Price Program Preface provides background to increase transparency for all aspects of the Agricultural Prices Program. The four chapters are the following:
- Overview of the NASS Price Program
- Prices Received Program
- Prices Paid Program
- Parity Prices, Parity Ratio, and Feed Price Ratios
Last modified: 09/28/11
- Make sure I'm counted
- Foundation of Surveys
- Data Quality Measures
- Dairy Products Mandatory Program
- Request a Blank Survey Form
Remotely Sensed Data
- C-FARE Review of the Agricultural Prices Program
- C-FARE Review of the 2002 Census of Agriculture
- Evaluation of Selected USDA WAOB and NASS Forecasts and Estimates in Corn and Soybeans
Agricultural Resource Mgmt.