Prime premium over Choice 15.19 14.61 14.64 15.21 15.78 16.29 15.19 15.74 15.76 16.29 18.00 18.57 18.58 19.60 19.60 19.60 19.60 19.60 18.16
Select discount to Choice -17.97 -21.57 -22.89 -25.61 -27.07 -28.28 -26.84 -21.18 -15.38 -13.72 -12.57 -11.04 -8.53 -6.73 -4.21 -3.84 -2.72 -2.79 -3.57
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017
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Source: USDA/AMS Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 These charts contain weekly data
Beef + Pork Net Exports JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
  2011-15 average 332.3 349.5 351.7 323.9 337.9 318.3 337.6 330.1 333.6 386.5 394.3 379.1 Return to QuickLinks
2016 177.6 235.1 266.0 262.8 307.7 280.2 261.8 293.4 323.9 366.6 456.0 457.9
2017 357.4 373.5 388.7 337.5 380.5 297.0 236.0
Source: USDA/ERS Livestock and Meat Trade website Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 New data available: Oct. 6, 2017
http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/livestock-meat-international-trade-data.aspx
Beef Cow Slaughter JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
  2011-15 average 275.6 222.4 238.8 245.9 259.2 253.2 252.3 246.7 248.4 278.7 277.8 264.2 Return to QuickLinks
2016 200.1 191.3 210.5 202.3 212.9 222.0 194.6 213.5 214.4 238.4 247.7 234.1
2017 223.0 205.5 234.5 214.8 235.1 254.9 223.5
Source: USDA/ERS LDP Tables website Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 New data available: Sep. 27, 2017
http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/livestock-meat-domestic-data.aspx
This is a ratio to proxy meat demand at different value levels. It is defined as (all uncooked beef steak price/lb. + boneless pork chops price/lb.) / (all uncooked ground beef price/lb. + bologna price/lb. + retail chicken price/lb.). 
Bologna Index JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
  2011-15 average 1.184 1.192 1.184 1.197 1.221 1.219 1.228 1.233 1.236 1.230 1.225 1.220 Return to QuickLinks
2016 1.296 1.310 1.320 1.339 1.347 1.355 1.352 1.335 1.314 1.295 1.282 1.278
2017 1.265 1.285 1.276 1.295 1.279 1.291 1.285 1.283
Source: BLS Consumer Price Index website Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 New data available: Oct. 13, 2017
http://stats.bls.gov/cpi/
US Farm Income 46.2607 40.2343 50.1706 46.7251 52.5648 39.7707 58.9352 51.306 47.1201 47.688286 50.6849 54.886 39.1453 60.973 87.4182 78.763 57.4368 70.0129 78.0259 62.2201 77.1385 113.593 96.456 123.753 92.4309 81.373 61.5133 63.403
Missouri Farm Income 0.76901 0.62474 0.89202 0.56564 0.85424 0.41357 1.35755 1.30599 0.72708 0.46487 1.05609 1.15626 0.66954 1.43312 3.02746 1.97255 1.93832 1.89745 3.20346 2.43124 2.20781 3.05466 1.76159 3.32808 3.46465 1.30571 1.52596
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Note: Individual state farm income data is typically not available until August of the following year.
Source: USDA/ERS Farm Income briefing room website Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 New data available: Nov. 29, 2017
http://ers.usda.gov/data/FarmIncome/finfidmu.htm
US Crop Receipts less Selected Expenses 62.1477 62.1469 66.0051 67.4771 71.3635 77.7745 80.8238 84.6585 75.3533 66.346824 66.4455 66.1915 73.7934 82.4375 84.7173 83.8973 88.7559 109.197 124.533 124.425 132.282 146.248 167.813 155.945 145.429 125.992 128.983 132.188
MO Crop Receipts less Selected Expenses 1.05382 1.01068 1.38986 1.14463 1.36983 1.31912 1.51285 1.73322 1.35353 0.910429 0.99823 1.14729 1.14554 1.89017 1.87334 1.60616 1.49105 2.35059 3.01512 2.806 3.26014 3.57007 3.3855 3.36066 3.58371 2.60064 2.6593
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Note: Calculated as total crop receipts less seed, fertilizer and chemical expenses.
Source: USDA/ERS Farm Income briefing room website Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 New data available: Nov. 29, 2017
http://ers.usda.gov/data/FarmIncome/finfidmu.htm
US Livestock Receipts less Selected Expenses 54.0865 52.3273 52.0432 54.3685 52.3539 50.8791 56.422 56.3212 56.6289 57.448865 59.2584 66.6792 54.5917 61.4395 75.5913 78.247 68.4366 77.7247 74.6534 57.182 75.0366 86.5317 84.4312 94.7486 117.851 100.547 84.7981 99.395
MO Livestock Receipts less Selected Expenses 1.50177 1.412 1.24138 1.35335 1.38243 1.2958 1.4898 1.74421 1.52413 1.494406 1.66156 1.61185 1.28991 1.65683 2.27056 2.49684 2.45735 2.53651 2.84796 2.12889 2.52147 2.76661 2.5769 2.47887 3.68968 3.01633 2.12465
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Note: Calculated as total livestock receipts less purchased feed and purchased livestock expenses.
Source: USDA/ERS Farm Income briefing room website Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 New data available: Nov. 29, 2017
http://ers.usda.gov/data/FarmIncome/finfidmu.htm
US Farm Real Estate Value 683 703 713 736 782 844 887 926 974 1020 1090 1150 1210 1270 1340 1610 1830 2010 2170 2090 2150 2300 2520 2730 2950 3020 3010 3080
MO Farm Real Estate Value 701 723 734 774 825 880 950 1010 1070 1150 1230 1300 1380 1470 1460 1750 1910 2170 2300 2160 2270 2420 2710 2850 3100 3350 3400 3350
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Source: USDA/NASS Land Values publication Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 New data available: August 2018
http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1446
California large shell egg price 1.10 1.10 1.13 1.11 1.11 1.05 1.15 1.27 1.27 1.35 1.39 1.33 1.28 1.28 1.17 1.25 1.46 1.54 1.68
Midwest large egg price 0.54 0.54 0.56 0.63 0.63 0.56 0.56 0.63 0.66 0.68 0.76 0.82 0.85 0.85 0.81 0.74 0.77 0.90 0.97
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017
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Source: USDA/AMS Last update: Sep. 19, 2017 These charts contain weekly data