DES MOINES, Iowa — The average price received by farmers for corn during April 2022 in Iowa was $7.12 per bushel according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Agricultural Prices report. This was 53 cents above the March price and $1.77 above April 2021.
The April 2022 average price received by farmers for soybeans, at $15.40 per bushel, was 40 cents above the March price and $1.60 above the April 2021 price.
The April average oat price per bushel, at $5.94, was 38 cents below March but $2.39 above April 2021.
All hay prices in Iowa averaged $163.00 per ton in April. This was $5.00 above the March price and $48.00 above the April 2021 price. The April 2022 alfalfa hay price, at $171.00, was $6.00 above the previous month and $51.00 above April 2021. The average price received for other hay during April was $146.00 per ton. This was $11.00 above the March price and $49.00 above April last year.
The average price for milk was $27.00 per cwt, $1.10 above the March price and $7.80 above April 2021.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service