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  Prices Program

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.


Price Programs

Prices Paid

Prices Received


Reports

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

All Farm Index by Year, US

Crop Farm Index by Quarter, US

Livestock Farm Index by Quarter, US

Indexes for All Prices Paid and Production by Year, US

 

Prices Paid

Indexes by Farm Type by Year, US

Indexes for Annual Averages, Production, Interest, Taxes, and Wages by Year, US

Indexes by Sector Origin and Month, US

Indexes for Non-Farm Sector by Month, US

Indexes for Farm Sector by Month, US

 

Prices Received

Indexes by Commodity Type by Month, US

Indexes for Fruits & Nuts, and Commercial Vegetables by Year, US

Indexes for Food Grains, Feed Grains & Hay, and Oilseeds by Year, US

Indexes for Meat Animals, Dairy, and Poultry by Year, US

Broilers and Turkeys by Year, US

Cattle by Year, US

Corn by Year, US

Cotton by Year, US

Hogs by Year, US

Milk by Year, US

Soybeans by Year, US

Wheat by Year, US


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:

  1. Overview of the NASS Price Program
  2. Prices Received Program
  3. Prices Paid Program
  4. Parity Prices, Parity Ratio, and Feed Price Ratios

 

 


Last modified: 03/30/15