Preliminary August prices were up from July for winter wheat, corn, sunflower, and other hay, but were unchanged for soybeans and down for other spring wheat, oats, and alfalfa hay, according to the South Dakota Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
For August, the preliminary winter wheat price, at $7.42, was up 19 cents from last month and up $2.41 from last August.
The spring wheat price, at $8.26, was $1.05 lower than last month but $2.48 higher than last year. The August soybean price, at $12.80, was unchanged from last month but $3.21 higher than last year.
The corn price, at $6.30, was up 23 cents from last month and up $3.02 from last year. The preliminary all sunflower price, at $30.40, was up 20 cents from last month and up $15.70 from last year.