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Farm product prices, May 2015

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Released: 2015-07-06

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

The May Alberta slaughter cattle price was $192.80 per hundredweight, up 0.7% from April and up 35.9% from May 2014 when the price was $141.87.

The Quebec grain corn price in May was $203.00 per tonne, down 0.5% from April and down 3.7% from May 2014 when the price was $210.86.

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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.

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