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Farm product prices, September 2017

Released: 2017-11-06

Prices received by farmers in September for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, potatoes, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs and dairy products are now available at the provincial level in CANSIM.

For example, the price of hogs in Ontario was $80.92 per hundredweight in September, down 20.1% from August but up 1.1% from September 2016 when the price was $80.02 per hundredweight.

Meanwhile, the price of wheat (excluding durum) in Saskatchewan was $239.08 per tonne in September, up 5.0% from August and up 18.8% from September 2016 when the price was $201.32 per tonne.

  Note to readers

The price of over 35 commodities is available by province, with some data series going back 40 years. Price 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; STATCAN.infostats-infostats.STATCAN@canada.ca) or Media Relations (613-951-4636; STATCAN.mediahotline-ligneinfomedias.STATCAN@canada.ca).

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