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November Ag Products Index Up

03 December 2012

US - The November All Farm Products Index is down 2.9 per cent from the October index but 10 per cent above the November 2011 index.

The November index for livestock and products is 3.1 per cent above last month and up 7.0 per cent from November 2011. According to the USDA's Agricultural Prices report, compared to the same period last year, prices are lower for hogs and turkeys.

The November index for meat animals is at 161, and remains unchanged from October, but 1.9 per cent higher than a year ago. The November beef cattle price of $123 per cwt is unchanged from last month but $3.00 higher than November 2011.

The November index for dairy products, at 169, is up 2.4 per cent from a month ago and 7.6 per cent higher than November last year. The November all milk price of $22.10 per cwt is up 60 cents from last month and $1.60 from November 2011.

The November index for poultry and eggs, at 183, rose 10 per cent from October and 19 per cent above a year ago.

The November market egg price increased compared to a month ago and is also above November 2011.

The November broiler price is also up from October, and 12.0 cents above a year ago.

The November turkey price, at 74.9 cents per pound, is down 2.0 cents from the previous month and 3.2 cents lower than a year earlier.

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