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Welcome to the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News (LPGMN) & Dairy Market News (DMN) website for historical mandatory reporting data and reports. New users are encouraged to click on the "Help" link to learn how to navigate the search screens.

June 17, 2021

Market News will operate on a normal schedule on June 18th, 2021, which is a federal holiday. Both voluntary and mandatory reports will be released on their normal schedules. There may be a few non time-sensitive voluntary reports that will not be released and will resume on Monday June 20th, 2021.

Attention Users - Important Notice:

If you were consuming any of these reports (LM_HG 200, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 230, 231, 232, 233) either through the web service or API, you will need to make changes to your API process. These reports were discontinued on 04 JAN 21 and replaced with these comprehensive reports. The new reports (LM_HG 216, LM_HG217, LM_HG218, and LM_HG234) have fundamentally different sections and will require you to remap to new Slug IDs' and Sections.


  • The prior day purchase reports (LM_HG200, 204, 207, & 208) are found on the LM_HG218. New Slug ID 3458
  • The morning purchase reports (LM_HG202, 205, 209, & 211) are found on the LM_HG216. New Slug ID 2674
  • The afternoon purchase reports (LM_HG203, 206, 210, & 212) are found on the LM_HG217. New Slug ID 2675
  • The sow reports (LM_HG230, 231, 232, & 233) are found on the LM_HG234. New Slug ID 3452

Change History and Upcoming Changes/Features

Users who would like to know about past changes to the DataMart, Web Service and API history - Please make a bookmark to this link. AMS will be updating this link as bug fixes, changes, and new features are coming out.

We will also be introducing a "Subscription" feature later in 2021 that will allow users to sign up to be notified of outages, bug fixes, changes, and new features automatically. Email address is the only field required. AMS has listened and heard our users' feedback. We are addressing your comments and feedback as quickly as we can.


All the information available through this website was published and released by USDA AMS Market News. The site currently contains only selected data from mandatory reports released after April 1, 2001 under the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act of 1999 and Mandatory Price Reporting Act of 2010, authorizing the Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program (DPMRP). All AMS Market News voluntary reporting reports and data are available at My Market News. There are no restrictions on who may obtain this data or how it may be used. However, if the data is published and identified as USDA data, it cannot be altered in any way.

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