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Farm product prices down in February

The price for Kansas farm prices was 118 on the All Farm Products Index of Prices, down 12 points in February from January, and up 3 points from February 2009, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The index base of 100 was set in 1990-92, so prices in February were 18 percent better than the prices in 1992.

The All Crops Index in February was 149, down 13 points from January and down 15 points from 2009.

The Meat Animals Index, at 115 percent of the 1990-92 base, is up 3 points from January and 8 points above last year.

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