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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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"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory or defeat."

~ Theodore Roosevelt

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Did You Know?

In 1796 the Public Land Act authorized Federal land sales to the public in minimum 640-acre plots at $2 per acre

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  High Low Last Chg
Dec 424'4 421'0 422'6 1'4
Mar 437'4 434'6 436'2 1'4
May 446'4 444'2 445'2 1'2
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Dec 389'4 387'6 388'2 0'2
Mar 401'2 399'4 400'0 0'0
May 408'0 406'4 406'6 0'0
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Nov 939'0 933'4 934'0 0'0
Jan 953'0 947'6 948'0 -0'2
Mar 965'0 959'4 960'0 0'2
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Oct 110.900 109.700 109.950 - 1.075
Dec 114.275 113.525 113.725 - 0.175
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Oct 144.400 143.125 143.600 0.275
Nov 143.975 142.475 143.400 0.650
Jan 140.550 138.650 139.775 0.700
  High Low Last Chg
Dec 69.250 65.200 65.300 -2.325
Feb 79.275 75.775 76.150 -1.900

Soybean Decisions
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:02PM CDT
Growers have up to seven different types of herbicide-tolerant traits to choose from for their 2020 soybean crop.
USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:30AM CDT
Corn harvested was 30% this past week, 17 percentage points behind the five-year average. Soybeans harvested was 46%, 18 percentage points behind average.
New Storms to Threaten Northern Harvest
Monday, October 21, 2019 1:43PM CDT
Moderate to heavy rain in the northern Corn Belt poses a new round of harvest disruption during the last half of October.
Collaborate to Feed Future
Monday, October 21, 2019 1:37PM CDT
Polly Ruhland, CEO of the United Soybean Board, proposed at the World Food Prize Symposium this week that U.S. protein industries should work together to build markets in developing countries. CEOs for private companies also suggested better collaboration was needed, going beyond just technology, to work for more demand-driven agriculture to feed the world.

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Northern Mixed Precip Wednesday
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Scattered light rain was noted in the immediate Great Lakes area Tuesday afternoon. Other primary crop areas were dry. Strong winds were also featured in the northern and western Midwest. Temperatures ranged from the low 30s in southern Saskatchewan to the mid 80s in southeastern Georgia. » More DTN Weather Commentary

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DTN's weekly average spot price for domestic distillers dried grains was $1 per ton lower at $141 per ton.
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