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August milk prices increase

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Milk prices for New York producers in August were up from July, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Dairy farmers received an average of $18.30 per hundredweight of milk sold in August, which is up 90 cents from July but $5.20 less than August 2011.

Prices for hay and corn increased, while the price of oats dropped. At $7.76 per bushel, grain corn was up 52 cents from July and 62 cents above August 2011 prices. Hay averaged $131 per ton, up $2 from last month and $7 from August 2011. But oats, at $3.30 a bushel, were down 7 cents from July.

Additional information on commodity prices is available at www.nass.usda.gov/ny.

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