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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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"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is."

~ Horace Walpole,  English novelist

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In 1866 Gregor Mendel showed that traits pass from parents to offspring, the foundation of modern genetics

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@S0H 929'2 5'6
@W0H 571'0 5'2
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  High Low Last Chg
Mar 496'0 480'4 495'0 9'4
May 503'0 488'2 502'0 9'2
Jul 510'6 496'0 509'6 9'2
  High Low Last Chg
Mar 389'4 376'6 389'4 13'6
May 395'6 383'6 395'2 12'6
Jul 401'2 390'2 400'6 12'0
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Mar 933'4 920'0 929'2 5'6
May 946'4 933'0 942'0 5'6
Jul 959'0 946'0 955'0 5'4
  High Low Last Chg
Feb 126.425 125.250 126.250 0.225
Apr 127.300 125.625 127.200 0.825
  High Low Last Chg
Jan 145.575 144.600 145.575 - 0.075
Mar 145.125 143.950 145.025 0.175
Apr 147.975 146.925 147.800 0.075
  High Low Last Chg
Feb 67.800 66.500 67.550 0.800
Apr 74.500 73.225 74.025 0.325

Todd's Take
Friday, January 17, 2020 2:34PM CST
The new trade agreement with China that was signed on Wednesday, Jan. 15, left a lot of questions unanswered and math equations unsolved.
Guardedly Optimistic on 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020 2:24PM CST
One reason for optimism is recent progress on trade agreements, following a couple of years of tariffs and trade disputes. Further helping boost income, USDA will likely provide a third tranche of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments from the 2019 program, a FCSA senior vice president told farmers.
Senate Passes USMCA
Friday, January 17, 2020 2:07PM CST
Senate passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement marked the second day in a row that President Donald Trump has been able to notch a significant trade victory for his administration. Given that Mexico has already approved the trade deal, getting the pact into implementation will now fall to Canada's government to ratify the agreement.
Group Wants Lake Erie on Pollution Diet
Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:49PM CST
A lawsuit filed in federal court in Ohio that attempts to force the EPA to set a total maximum daily load, or TMDL, in western Lake Erie will be allowed to continue.

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North-Central Snow, Ice Saturday
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Blizzard conditions today into Saturday will cover much of the north-central area. Snow will turn to rain for eastern and southern areas. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 6:04AM Fri Jan 17, 2020 CST

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DTN's weekly average spot price for domestic distillers dried grains was unchanged at $149 per ton versus one week ago.
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