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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.

We have new grain contract options for our patrons due to combining forces with CoMark Equity Alliance.  We would be happy to put you in touch with one of their Farm Advisement representatives! 

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"A fortune the size of which is hard to imagine is best not passed on to one's children. It's not constructive for them."

~ Bill Gates,  founder of Microsoft, talking about his philanthropic and parenting philosophy

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In 1997 "Dolly" was cloned from an udder cell of an adult sheep

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Cash Bids

  High Low Last Chg
Sep 452'2 431'2 440'0 7'2
Dec 471'4 452'0 459'2 6'4
Mar 490'4 471'6 478'6 6'0
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Sep 434'0 423'6 432'0 6'2
Dec 439'0 428'4 437'0 6'0
Mar 446'6 437'2 445'0 5'6
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Aug 905'6 879'4 901'0 20'2
Sep 911'6 885'2 906'6 20'2
Nov 924'0 897'2 919'2 20'2
  High Low Last Chg
Aug 107.850 107.100 107.475 0.200
Oct 108.725 107.850 108.350 0.250
  High Low Last Chg
Aug 140.400 139.125 139.700 0.550
Sep 140.300 139.175 139.500 0.325
Oct 140.450 139.500 139.775 0.300
  High Low Last Chg
Aug 84.550 82.000 84.075 1.100
Oct 79.475 76.125 79.225 2.025

Dealing With Heat Stress
Friday, July 19, 2019 2:19PM CDT
Cattle suffer during heat waves, but here are some tips of what producers can do to lessen the stress.
Pests of the Week
Friday, July 19, 2019 2:01PM CDT
Southern corn rust, gray leaf spot, Japanese beetles and western corn rootworm beetles top the list of this week's crop pests.
Senator Urges Delay in ERS, NIFA Move
Friday, July 19, 2019 1:59PM CDT
A member of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday urged President Donald Trump's administration to allow employees at two agencies more time to make a move to Kansas City.
View From the Cab
Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:17PM CDT
There is a wide range of crop conditions in the field this year and you don't have to travel far to see them.

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Ellis, KS
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Temp: 78oF Feels Like: 78oF
Humid: 62% Dew Pt: 64oF
Barom: 29.69 Wind Dir: S
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 9 mph
Sunrise: 6:28 Sunset: 8:58
As reported at HAYS, KS at 8:00 AM
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High: 101°F
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Hot Again Saturday, Relaxing Sunday
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Very hot and dry conditions dominated the central and eastern U.S. Friday afternoon. Precipitation was confined to the far northern Midwest and to portions of the Southeast. Temperatures ranged from the upper 50s in the southwestern Canadian Prairies to the mid 90s at numerous locations in the central and southern Plains and the south Atlantic coast. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 2:42PM Fri Jul 19, 2019 CDT

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:43AM CDT
U.S. exports of ethanol totaled 99.6 million gallons in May, down from 150.2 million in April, but up 9% from a year ago, USDA reported on Wednesday. U.S. exports of distillers grains totaled 1,002,031 mt in May, up from 917,836 mt in April and up 3% from a year ago.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:13PM CDT

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Editorial Staff
Friday, July 19, 2019 12:15PM CDT
DTN's weekly spot price for domestic distillers dried grains was slightly lower at $140 per ton.
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