December Prices Received Index Up 0.8 Percent , Prices Paid Up .1 Percent

February 1, 2020

December Prices Received Index Up 0.8 Percent

The December Prices Received Index 2011 Base (Agricultural Production), at 89.5, increased 0.8 percent from November but decreased 0.8 percent from December 2018. At 83.3, the Crop Production Index was up 0.8 percent from last month but down 5.0 percent from the previous year. The Livestock Production Index, at 97.0, was unchanged from November, but increased 5.0 percent from December last year. Producers received higher prices during December for broilers, cattle, tomatoes, and strawberries but lower prices for market eggs, lettuce, oranges, an