Quebec hog prices up 7.6% year-over-year to C$79.19/cwt. in February; Alberta canola price up 3.7% to C$523.99/tonne: Statistics Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario , April 5, 2012 (press release) – Prices received by farmers in February for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, potatoes, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs and dairy products are now available.

The February Quebec hog price was $79.19 per hundredweight, up 1.9% from January and up 7.6% from February 2011 when the price was $73.58.

The Alberta canola price in February was $523.99 per tonne, up 1.5% from January and up 3.7% from February 2011 when the price was $505.40.

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