Saskatchewan dry pea prices up 40.9% year-over-year to C$317/tonne in December, Statistics Canada says; Quebec hog prices up 24.4% to C$76.61/cwt.

OTTAWA, Ontario , February 6, 2012 (press release) – Prices received by farmers in December for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, potatoes, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs and dairy products are now available.

The December dry pea price for Saskatchewan was $317.00 per tonne, down 1.6% from November, but up 40.9% from December 2010 when the price was $225.00.

The Quebec hog price in December was $76.61 per hundredweight, down 4.5% from November, but up 24.4% from December 2010 when the price was $61.57.

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