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We will be closed Saturday April 20th in observance of Easter.

New Hours of Operation beginning April 27th:  Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  We will be closed on Saturday's at the Hardware Store, Feedmill, Elevator and the Office.  The Service Station will remain open on Saturday from 8:00 am to Noon.  These hours will be adjusted during our seasonal busy times. 

We buy grain only while the markets are open.  They are open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 1:15 pm.
 


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"If wrinkles must be written upon your brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old."

~ James A. Garfield,  (1831 - 1881), 20th US President


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In 1970 the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Norman Borlaug for developing high-yielding wheat varieties


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Local Cash Bids
Ellis and Riga Delivery Cash   Basis    
 Wheat Chart Apr 30, 19    
  Chart New Crop Wheat 2019    
 Corn Chart Apr 30, 19    
 Milo Chart Apr 30, 19    
Price as of 04/22/19 11:11PM CDT.
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@KW - HARD RED WINTER WHEAT - KCBT
  High Low Last Chg
May 411'4 408'0 408'6 -3'0
Jul 417'6 414'4 415'2 -3'0
Sep 427'2 424'2 424'6 -2'6
 
@C - CORN - CBOT
  High Low Last Chg
May 355'0 352'2 352'4 -2'2
Jul 363'4 361'0 361'4 -2'0
Sep 371'0 368'6 369'0 -2'0
 
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
  High Low Last Chg
May 878'6 876'4 878'4 1'4
Jul 892'2 890'2 892'2 1'4
Aug 898'0 896'0 898'0 1'6
 
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
  High Low Last Chg
Apr 128.700 128.000 128.600 - 0.025
Jun 122.600 120.850 121.600 - 1.100
 
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
  High Low Last Chg
May 151.600 150.150 150.725 - 0.725
Aug 160.600 158.700 159.700 - 1.050
Sep 161.775 159.950 160.825 - 1.300
 
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
  High Low Last Chg
May 91.000 88.725 88.750 -1.175
Jun 97.325 93.750 93.750 -2.975

DDG Weekly Update
Monday, April 22, 2019 12:55PM CDT
DTN's weekly spot price for domestic distillers dried grains was lower on average at $134 per ton.
Iowa Chestnut Grower Gets Last Laugh
Monday, April 22, 2019 12:47PM CDT
Iowa farmer Heath Stolee is able to put up with a bit of ribbing for the rich payoff he expects from chestnut farming.
Todd's Take
Monday, April 22, 2019 12:43PM CDT
You have to go back to 2002 for corn and 2001 for soybeans to find a time when speculators were this bearish in the second week of April.
To Find a Pigweed
Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:58PM CDT
Can you identify Palmer amaranth plants when they are still small enough to kill?


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Temp: 54oF Feels Like: 54oF
Humid: 59% Dew Pt: 40oF
Barom: 30.15 Wind Dir: NE
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 9 mph
Sunrise: 6:49 Sunset: 8:21
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DTN Weather Summary
Most Areas Dry Monday
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Light to moderate rain is in store for the western and northern Midwest Monday, disrupting field work. Other areas will be dry, with better conditions for progress. Temperatures will be mild, especially east and south. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 5:46AM Mon Apr 22, 2019 CDT

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Editorial Staff
Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:55PM CDT
DTN's weekly spot price for domestic distillers dried grains was lower on average at $134 per ton.
Monday, April 15, 2019 11:21AM CDT
Friday, April 12, 2019 12:22PM CDT

 
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