The average price in Iowa for milk was $21.50 per cwt, 80 cents above the November price and $3.20 above December 2020.
Prices received for milk cows for dairy herd replacement averaged $1,380 per head as of January 1, 2022.
The average price received by farmers for corn during December 2021 in Iowa was $5.54 per bushel according to the
latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Agricultural Prices report. This was 31 cents above the November
price and $1.49 above December 2020.
The December 2021 average price received by farmers for soybeans, at $12.50 per bushel, was 30 cents above the
November price and $1.60 above the December 2020 price.
The December average oat price per bushel, at $5.75, was $1.53 above November and $2.33 above December 2020.
All hay prices in Iowa averaged $162.00 per ton in December. This was $23.00 below the November price but $49.00
above the December 2020 price. The December 2021 alfalfa hay price, at $172.00, was $23.00 below the previous
month but $50.00 above December 2020. The average price received for other hay during December was $148.00 per
ton. This was $9.00 above the November price and $55.00 above December 2020.