Which Seed is the Most Expensive in Your State?
Our latest report on U.S. Seed Price Transparency shares some of the recent trends that we've observed in seed pricing based on information provided anonymously to FBN by our farmer-members.
In the report, we analyzed:
More than 33,000 seed price records
Prices spanning 2010-2019 (with 99% of the records from 2015-2019)
Prices for corn, soybeans, cotton and sorghum
Prices from 41 states
Prices from more than 6,000 products from more than 180 seed companies
Here are a few trends we analyzed around seed prices:
Maximum Price Difference by State
Based on our analysis, in-state price differences of more than $100/bag for corn and $40/bag for soybeans are common.
The Most Expensive Seed Trait Technology by State
The following maps show the most expensive trait packages by state for corn. In our analysis, trait packages needed to have data from at least 10 farmers to be included.
The Most Expensive Seed Companies by State
The following maps show the most expensive seed companies (by median price per bag) among the most popular seed companies among FBN members (with prices from at least 10 farmers) in each state.
Download the report to see more maps for other crops, and read additional analyses on the price of seed per bushel of yield produced, typical seed price ranges by county and yearly seed price variations.
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