Preliminary November prices were up from October for most crops, and up for all crops from last year, according to the South Dakota Office of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
For November, the preliminary South Dakota winter wheat price, at $6.79, was down 19 cents from last month but up 99 cents from last November. The spring wheat price, at $9.18, was 78 cents higher than last month and $2.56 higher than last year. The November soybean price, at $11.20, was 30 cents lower than last month but 60 cents higher than last year. The corn price, at $6.01, was up 34 cents from last month and up $1.76 from last year. The preliminary all sunflower price, at $30.30, was up $2.50 from last month and up $12.80 from last year.
The November alfalfa price, at $132.00 per ton, was down $1.00 from last month but up $52.00 from last year. The other hay price, at $97.00, was up $1.00 from last month and up $28.00 from November 2010.
Source: USDA NASS SD Field Office