The December Prices Received Index (Agricultural Production), at 88.4, increased 5.7 percent from Nov. 2016. At 82.1, the Crop Production Index increased 1.4 percent. At 94.4, the Livestock Production Index increased 9.4 percent.
Producers received higher prices for market eggs, cattle, milk and hogs but lower prices for oranges, turkeys, tomatoes and lemons. Compared with a year earlier, the Prices Received Index is down 1.7 percent.