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USDA price indices for June firm

U.S. farmers made and paid fractionally more in June than they did in May. The USDA says the index of prices received was up 0.4% with gains in cattle, hog, market egg, and orange prices barely ending out losses for milk, cotton, broilers, and... Read More.

USDA April price indices mixed

The USDA says farmers made more in April than in March while paying a little less. The department’s index of prices received by farmers was up for the third month in a row, 1.9% higher, as gains in cattle, broilers, lettuce, and broccoli canceled... Read More.