ASB Notice

NASS to Publish Market Year Average Price for Selected Crops Earlier

Issued April 30, 2021, by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service. For more information, contact Lance Honig, Lance.honig@

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will publish the final U.S. marketing year average prices for several crops earlier in the year, to allow the Farm Service Agency to meet statutory deadlines in administering their programs.

Crops impacted and the new publication months are: Barley (June), Oats (June), Wheat (June), Canola (July), Dry Edible Peas (July), Flaxseed (July), Lentils (July), Rapeseed (July), Mustard Seed (September), Safflower (September), and Sunflower (September).

As a reminder, these estimates are published in the Agricultural Prices report that is released the last business day of each month.

All NASS reports are available online at


NASS is the federal statistical agency responsible for producing official data about U.S. agriculture and is committed to providing timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.

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