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January 2015 corn up 6 cents

By Staff | Mar 25, 2015

But 58 cents down from

a year ago

By USDA-National

Agricultural Statistics Service

The average price received by farmers for corn in Iowa was $3.85 per bushel, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service’s agricultural prices report.

This is up 6 cents from the December full month price, but 58 cents lower than January 2014.

The January 2015 average price received by Iowa farmers for soybeans, at $10.20 per bushel, was 20 cents more than the December full month price, but $2.60 lower than the January 2014 price.

The January average oat price per bushel was $3.76, unchanged from December, but 29 cents below January 2014.

All hay prices in Iowa averaged $138 per ton in January, $33 per ton less than January 2014.

Alfalfa hay prices fell $39 per ton from one year ago, to $156, and other hay prices were $23 per ton lower than last year, at $107.

The January average price was $17.40 per hundredweight for milk, down $3.50 from December, and $6.50 per cwt less than one year ago.

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