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Farm product prices, April 2015

Released: 2015-06-05

Prices received by farmers in April for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, potatoes, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs and dairy products are now available.

The April Manitoba feeder cattle price was $242.77 per hundredweight, up 2.8% from March and up 44.5% from April 2014 when the price was $168.06.

The Ontario soybeans price in April was $440.04 per tonne, down 1.2% from March and down 21.3% from April 2014 when the price was $559.39.

  Note to readers

Farm commodity prices are now available on CANSIM. Prices for over 35 commodities are available by province, with some series going back 35 years. Prices data are extracted from administrative files and derived from Statistics Canada surveys.

Contact information

For more information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact us (toll-free 1-800-263-1136; 514-283-8300; infostats@statcan.gc.ca) or Media Relations (613-951-4636; mediahotline@statcan.gc.ca).

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