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

Agricultural Prices links to the charts and maps displaying prices received by producers for principal crops, livestock and livestock products; indexes of prices received by farmers; and indexes of prices paid by producers.

Prices Paid and Received
Prices Paid
Prices 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:

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

Full Report

Price Program – History, Concepts, Methodology, Analysis, Estimates, and Dissemination 


Updates

Last Modified: 05/04/2018