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Flax reports: United States
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Agricultural prices

from USDA Agricultural Prices Monthly, February 2007. For complete report including all crops click here.


Prospective and Current Production

Prospective plantings (from USDA Prospective Plantings, March 2006. For complete text of report click here. )

Annual Summary: Acreage, Harvested, Yield and Production. (from USDA Crop Production 2005 Summary, published January 2007, p. 41. For complete report with all crops click here. For more detail, got to our Statistical Tables page.

Crop values

Value of crop estimated from bushels produced and price per bushel (from USDA Crop Values 2005 Summary, published Feb. 2006, p. 27.) For the report including all crops click here.

NOTE: "Prices are marketing year average (MYA) prices which do not include allowances or adjustments for commodities under government loan at the end of the marketing year, commodities forfeited to the Commodity Credit Corporation, loan deficiency payments, direct and counter cyclical payments, or disaster payments."

For Flaxseed, USDA defines the marketing year as July 1 to June 30. Final MYA price for Flaxseed is taken from the November issue of Agricultural Prices. (see above).


Oil Crops Outlook Reports

Oil Crops Outlook reports are monthy publications including trends, trade, and prices and outlook for oil crops including flaxseed (as well as soybean, canola, peanut, corn and other oils) Produced by the Economic Research Service of USDA, the reports are usually published the second week of each month. Click here to visit the ERS site with the latest as well as the archive of previous Oil Crops Outlook reports.


Kathie Richardson
NDSU Library
Fargo, ND 58105

Last updated: 02.10.2007

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