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Market Report Wednesday August 1st, 2018 September corn closed down 7 ¼ at $3.65 and December closed down 7 at $3.79 ½. November beans closed down 17 ¼ at $9.01 ¾ and January 19 closed down 16 ¾ at $9.12 ¾. September wheat closed up 4 ½ at $5.58 ¼ and July 19 closed up [...]


Market Report Tuesday July 31st, 2018 September corn closed up 5 at $3.72 ¼ and December closed up 5 ¼ at $3.86 ½. November beans closed up 28 at $9.19 and January 19 closed up 28 at $9.29 ½. September wheat closed up 7 ¼ at $5.53 ¾ and July 19 closed up 4 ¾ [...]


Market Report Friday July 27th, 2018 September corn closed up ½ at $3.62 and December closed up ½ at $3.76 ¼. August soybeans closed up 9 ¼ at $8.70 ½ and November closed up 9 ¼ at $8.85 ¼. September wheat closed down 6 at $5.30 ½ and July 19 closed down 3 at $5.73 [...]


Market Report Wednesday July 25th, 2018 September corn closed up 7 ¼ at $3.59 ¼ and December closed up 7 ¼ at $3.73 ¼. August soybeans closed up 2 ¾ at $8.60 ¾ and November closed up 2 ½ at $8.75 ¾. September wheat closed up 32 ½ at $5.43 ¾ and July 19 closed [...]


Market Report Monday July 23rd, 2018 September corn closed up 2 at $3.57 ¼ and December closed up 2 ¼ at $3.71 ¼. August soybeans closed down 2 at $8.47 ¾ and November closed down 2 at $8.62 ¾. September wheat closed down 2 ¼ at $5.13 ¾ and July 19 closed up ¾ at [...]


By Jeff Prickett 07/17/2018 As a follow-up to Jacob Lewis’s Blog article from last week, I have observed disease in both corn and soybeans really blow up this past week. Below are a few pictures I took yesterday. Frogeye Leaf Spot in soybeans is becoming more prevalent. Also, just about every corn field I have [...]


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 [...]