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The Daily

Monday, June 11, 2007
April 2007

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

The Quebec grain corn price in April was $177.00 per metric tonne, up 1% from one month earlier and up 44% from April 2006, when the price was $122.77.

The April feeder calves price in Alberta was $117.22 per hundredweight, up 2% from one month earlier but down 8% from the April 2006 price of $127.92.

Farm commodity prices are now available on CANSIM. Over 35 commodities are available by province, some series going back 20 years.

Available on CANSIM: table 002-0043.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 3436.

For more information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact Nickeisha Patterson (613-951-3249; fax: 613-951-3868;, Agriculture Division.