ST. LOUIS — The June Prices Received Index 2011 Base (Agricultural Production), at 89.2, increased 1.0 percent from May but decreased 4.9 percent from June 2019. At 91.8, the Crop Production Index was down 3.3 percent from last month but up 2.1 percent from the previous year. The Livestock Production Index, at 86.7, increased 5.0 percent from May, but decreased 11 percent from June last year. Producers received higher prices during June for milk, oranges, broilers, and lettuce but lower prices for hogs, market eggs, cantaloupes, and corn. In addition to prices, the indexes are influenced by the volume change of commodities producers market. In June, there was increased monthly movement for wheat, hay, peaches, and cantaloupes and decreased marketing of strawberries, oranges, milk, and cattle.
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