Average Monthly Prices for May 2014

 
 
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All agricultural inputs were reported to be in good supply for the month of May 2014 with the exception of general farm labour in some areas of the province.
The prices reported are simple averages for the province in Canadian Dollars ($), and are based on a survey conducted in the first week of each month.

* Specification changed as of January 2012
** New input as of January 2012
As of April 1, 2009, this project was sponsored by Growing Forward, a federal-provincial-territorial agreement.
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See Monthly Graphs for detailed changes for each input.

Average Monthly Prices for May 2014
Farm Input Prices - Dollars ($)
May
2013
April
2014
May
2014
Construction Grade Lumber, 2x6, spruce, M
511.38
543.99
538.61
Rough Grade Lumber, 2x8, spruce, M
544.93
566.83
566.10
Sheathing, plywood, spruce, unsanded, 9.6 mm, 4'x8' sheet
16.33
16.46
16.40
Fence Posts, standard grade, treated, 3-4" diameter, 7' length
4.17
4.61
4.35
Ready-Mix Concrete, 20 mpa strength, cubic metre
219.40
208.25
210.38
Nails, standard grade, 4" spiral, 50 lb box
79.07
78.06
76.89
Pipe, plastic, 1" diameter, 75 psi, 100' coil
55.59
55.94
55.96
Rods, steel reinforcing, 10 mm, 6 metre length
6.36
6.72
6.74
Barbed Wire, 12 gauge, double strand, 40 kg, 80 rod spool
66.74
66.80
67.09
Grain Bin, hopper bottom included, 4,000 bushel capacity, each *
13,421.59
14,552.15
14,722.05
Truck Tires, 1st line, blackwall, LT285-70R-17 Radial (environmental tax included), each
295.63
292.79
285.29
Storage Battery, 12 volt, 24 series, 525 cranking amps, each
99.20
98.69
98.40
V-Belt - Implement, 1/2" x 70", fibre, each
13.64
12.84
12.71
Antifreeze, ethylene glycol, anti-corrosion, 4 litre
14.73
14.89
15.15
Mechanical Repairs, for farm machinery, shop & labour, per hour
108.63
115.05
113.62
Baler Twine, plastic, for round baler, 28,000' bale
31.94
31.99
31.79
General Farm Labour, full-time, without board, per month
3,025.33
3,151.50
3,236.50
Tractor, FWD, 105-130 hp, 6 cylinder diesel, 12-24 speed transmission, new, each
106,035.62
116,843.24
114,797.91
Tractor, 4WD, 325-375 hp, 6-8 cylinder diesel, 12-18 speed transmission, new, each
270,324.92
290,606.64
289,721.69
Combine, self-prop, diesel, Class 7, 323-374 hp, new, each *
328,959.15
359,019.86
359,329.30
Air Drill, 40-42', 3 compartment tank, no variable rate, new, each *
197,933.42
220,918.83
222,719.01
Sprayer, pull-type, 800-900 gallon tank, 90-100' boom, new, each
56,531.33
61,680.38
61,693.33
Round Baler, pull-type, P.T.O. driven, 5'x6' hard core bale, new, each
45,174.08
48,395.33
48,447.38
Double Disc, heavy-duty tandem, 19-21', 22" blades, new, each
43,730.05
44,793.81
44,696.11
3/4 Ton Truck, V-8, 5.4L or 5.9L engine, 4X4, 4 speed automatic transmission, new, each
41,146.05
40,408.32
40,868.32
Calf-starter Ration, pellets, 13-20%, bagged, 25 kg *
15.59
14.44
14.36
Dairy Supplement, pellets, 32%, bagged, 25 kg *
19.10
20.32
20.57
Feedlot Supplement, pellets, 32%, (excl. Ionophore), bagged, 25 kg *
13.42
14.41
14.15
Hog Grower Ration, pellets, 15-17%, bagged, 25 kg *
14.28
12.60
12.43
Swine Supplement, pellets, 35-40%, bagged, 25 kg *
21.39
20.80
21.21
Broiler Grower Complete Feed, 18-20%, bagged, 25 kg *
13.14
12.74
12.59
Cattle Mineral, salt-free, 18% Phosphorus & 18% Calcium, 20 kg *
28.64
28.09
28.15
Feed Barley, No. 1, non-board, farm gate, bushel
5.23
3.33
3.66
Feed Wheat, No. 1, non-board, farm gate, bushel
6.83
4.38
4.65
Feed Oats, good quality, farm gate, bushel **
2.87
2.47
2.52
Hay, good quality, over 50% Alfalfa, farm gate, ton
72.28
87.68
82.42
Fertilizer, 46-0-0, Urea, bulk, tonne
631.80
721.00
736.33
Fertilizer, 11-51-0, bulk, tonne
714.70
751.81
794.67
Fertilizer, 82-0-0, Anhydrous Ammonia, full service with applicator, bulk, tonne
1,101.53
1,129.17
1,136.72
Refine SG granular, 486 gram *
274.44
271.39
279.69
Assert 300 SC, liquid, 10.8 litre
241.66
231.80
206.52
Roundup WeatherMAX, liquid, 10 litre
64.32
67.22
72.40
Penicillin, Procaine Penicillin G, injectable, short-acting, 300 mg/ml, 250 ml
16.18
16.05
16.21
Vitamin AD with E, injectable, IU/cc: A:500,000 D:75,000 E:50, 250 ml
28.36
27.09
27.34
Seed, Wheat, Certified No. 1, bulk, 100 kg
54.46
47.83
46.29
Seed, Barley, Certified No. 1, bulk, 100 kg
42.51
41.14
39.91
Seed, Roundup Ready HT Canola, Certified No. 1, treated, bagged, 22.7 kg **
413.71
467.07
475.92
Seed, Liberty Link HT Canola, Certified No. 1, treated, bagged, 22.7 kg **
582.04
587.20
590.21
Purple Gasoline, regular unleaded, marked farm fuel, 100 litres
103.43
106.84
111.26
Diesel Fuel, marked farm fuel, (provincial allowance deducted), 100 litres
101.78
113.23
117.49
Propane, liquefied, bulk, 100 litres
55.06
63.24
60.87
Natural Gas, (excluding service or delivery charge, prov. rebate deducted where applicable), GJ
3.92
5.23
4.35
Electricity, farm use, (excluding service or delivery charge), 100 kwh
7.57
7.38
7.54
Oil, for diesel engines, 15W-40, (environmental tax included), 5 litre *
19.46
19.94
20.50
 
 
 
 

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Average Monthly Prices for June 2014
Average Monthly Prices for July 2014
Average Monthly Prices for August 2014
Average Monthly Prices for September 2014
Average Monthly Prices for October 2014
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