Table 9--Corn and sorghum: Average prices received by farmers, United States
Commodity and
mkt year 1/
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Wt avg 2/
Corn
(dollars per bushel)
2005/06
1.90
1.82
1.77
1.92
2.00
2.02
2.06
2.11
2.17
2.14
2.14
2.09
 
2006/07
2.20
2.55
2.88
3.01
3.05
3.44
3.43
3.39
3.49
3.53
3.32
3.26
 
2007/08
3.28
3.29
3.44
3.77
3.98
4.54
4.70
5.14
5.27
5.47
5.25
5.26
 
2008/09
5.01
4.37
4.26
4.11
4.36
3.87
3.85
3.85
3.96
4.01
3.60
3.33
 
2009/10
3.25
3.61
3.65
3.60
3.66
3.55
3.55
3.41
3.48
3.41
3.49
3.65
3.55
2010/11
4.08
4.32
4.55
4.82
4.94
5.65
5.53
6.36
6.32
6.38
6.33
6.88
5.18
2011/12
6.38
5.73
5.83
5.86
6.07
6.28
6.35
6.34
6.34
6.37
7.14
7.63
6.22
2012/13
6.89
6.78
7.01
6.87
6.96
7.04
7.13
6.97
6.97
6.97
6.79
6.21
6.89
2013/14
5.40
4.63
4.37
4.41
4.42
4.35
4.52
4.71
4.71
4.50
4.06
3.63
4.46
2014/15
3.38
           
3.10-3.70
              
Sorghum
(dollars per bushel)
2005/06
1.91
1.67
1.58
1.63
1.77
1.90
1.98
2.07
2.25
2.21
2.58
2.44
 
2006/07
2.40
2.89
3.26
3.41
3.53
3.89
3.63
3.34
3.63
3.42
3.09
3.32
 
2007/08
3.46
3.46
3.51
3.88
4.14
4.68
5.06
5.21
5.22
5.66
5.07
4.70
 
2008/09
4.47
3.86
3.63
2.87
3.18
2.82
3.01
3.12
3.35
3.52
2.91
3.00
 
2009/10
3.15
3.10
3.18
3.20
3.27
3.05
3.18
3.02
3.19
3.01
3.34
3.56
3.22
2010/11
4.07
4.37
4.73
4.92
5.31
6.10
5.94
6.55
6.50
5.88
5.82
5.99
5.02
2011/12
5.88
5.99
5.99
5.88
6.05
6.05
6.10
5.94
5.82
5.35
5.94
6.33
5.99
2012/13
6.44
6.94
6.94
6.83
6.72
6.78
6.83
6.50
6.38
6.22
5.39
4.94
6.33
2013/14
4.58
4.33
4.13
4.19
4.21
4.28
4.61
4.79
4.60
4.22
4.14
3.99
4.28
2014/15
3.68
           
2.95-3.55
              
Sorghum
(dollars per hundredweight)
2005/06
3.41
2.99
2.82
2.91
3.16
3.40
3.54
3.70
4.01
3.95
4.61
4.35
 
2006/07
4.29
5.16
5.83
6.09
6.31
6.95
6.48
5.97
6.49
6.11
5.52
5.93
 
2007/08
6.17
6.18
6.26
6.92
7.40
8.35
9.04
9.30
9.32
10.10
9.06
8.40
 
2008/09
7.99
6.89
6.48
5.13
5.68
5.04
5.37
5.57
5.98
6.29
5.19
5.36
 
2009/10
5.63
5.54
5.67
5.71
5.84
5.44
5.68
5.39
5.69
5.38
5.97
6.36
5.75
2010/11
7.26
7.80
8.44
8.79
9.49
10.90
10.60
11.70
11.60
10.50
10.40
10.70
8.96
2011/12
10.50
10.70
10.70
10.50
10.80
10.80
10.90
10.60
10.40
9.56
10.60
11.30
10.70
2012/13
11.50
12.40
12.40
12.20
12.00
12.10
12.20
11.60
11.40
11.10
9.63
8.82
11.30
2013/14
8.17
7.73
7.38
7.49
7.52
7.65
8.24
8.55
8.22
7.53
7.40
7.13
7.64
2014/15
6.58
           
5.27-6.34
              
1/ September-August. Latest data may be preliminary or projected.
2/ Weighted average is the U.S. season-average price based on monthly price received by farmers weighted by monthly marketings.
Prices do not include an allowance for loans outstanding and government purchases. Latest data are from
World Supply and Demand Estimates.
Source: USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agricultural Prices: and USDA, World Agricultural Outlook Board,
World Supply and Demand Estimates.
Date run: 10/14/2014