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Market Report Monday July 16th, 2018 September corn closed up ½ at $3.41 ¾ and December closed up ½ at $3.55 ¼.  August soybeans closed up 10 ¾ at $8.29 ½ and November closed up 11 ½ at $8.45 ¾. September wheat closed down 8 ½ at $4.88 ½ and July 19 closed down 7 [...]


Market Report Friday July 13th, 2018 September corn closed down 4 ½ at $3.41 ¼ and December closed down 4 ½ at $3.54 ¾.  August soybeans closed down 15 at $8.18 ¾ and November closed down 15 at $8.34 ¼. September wheat closed up 12 ½ at $4.97 and July 19 closed up 7 ¾ [...]


Market Report Thursday July 12th, 2018 September corn closed up 5 ¾ at $3.45 ¾ and December closed up 6 at $3.59 ¼. August soybeans closed up ¾ at $8.33 ¾ and November closed up 1 at $8.49 ¼. September wheat closed up 12 ¾ at $4.84 ½ and July 19 closed up 7 ¼ [...]


Market Report Wednesday July 11th, 2018 September corn closed down 7 ¾ at $3.40 and December closed down 7 ½ at $3.53 ¼. August soybeans closed down 22 ¾ at $8.33 and November closed down 23 ¼ at $8.48 ¼. September wheat closed down 20 ¼ at $4.71 ¾ and July 19 closed down 15 [...]


Within the past week many corn fields have tasseled or are near tasseling. Soybeans are approaching or are at the R3 growth stage. These two stages in corn and soybeans are recognized as the optimal times to apply fungicides to the growing crop and the perfect time to ad a plant nutritional product such as [...]


Market Report Tuesday July 10th, 2018 September corn closed down 6 ¼ at $3.47 ¾ and December closed down 6 ¼ at $3.60 ¾. August soybeans closed unchanged at $8.55 ¾ and November closed down ½ at $8.71 ½. September wheat closed down 16 at $4.92 and July 19 closed down 11 ¾ at $5.43 [...]


Market Report Friday July 6th, 2018 September corn closed up 8 at $3.60 ¼ and December closed up 8 ½ at $3.73. August soybeans closed up 38 ¼ at $8.77 ½ and November closed up 38 ¾ at $8.94 ½. September wheat closed up 9 ¾ at $5.15 ¼ and July 19 closed up 11 [...]


Market Report Thursday July 5th, 2018 September corn closed up ¼ at $3.52 ¼ and December closed up ¼ at $3.64 ½. August soybeans closed down 8 ¾ at $8.39 ¼ and November closed down 8 ½ at $8.55 ¾. September wheat closed up 14 ½ at $5.05 ½ and July 19 closed up 9 [...]


Market Report Tuesday July 3rd, 2018 September corn closed up 5 ¾ at $3.52 ¾ and December closed up 6 at $3.65. August soybeans closed down 5 ¼ at $8.48 ¼ and November closed down 5 ¼ at $8.64 ¼. September wheat closed up 10 ½ at $4.90 ¾ and July 19 closed up 8 [...]


By: Randy Roe The season has progressed rapidly throughout the area. I saw the first corn field with tassels today and would expect to begin seeing more corn tasseling this next week. The excellent growing conditions has left us with very high yield potential in many fields. Some places have been and are continuing to [...]