What is the Average Price of Wheat per Bushel/Ton? Average Wheat Cost

The average price of wheat per bushel in the 2009/2010 season was $4.87 and the average price per ton was $178.94 according to a report from the Economic Research Service (USDA). On average the price of wheat in America in current U.S. Dollars from 1975-2007 is $3.59/bushel and $131.90/ton. The price of wheat has declined overall since 1975 mainly due to improvements in the technology of farming techniques. With rising fuel prices, there is potential for increases in wheat prices over the coming years, but generally not in favor of wheat manufacturers or consumers.

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