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 We know the importance of having the right grain locations and team to help with marketing decisions. Country Visions Cooperative has full-service grain elevatorsand additional storage sites to allow for capacity to market corn, soybeans, wheat, and oats. Our team of grain managers are available to help you set up a customized marketing plan.

 

 

Cash Bids

Market Update

Grain Markets 10-16-20
Grain Markets 10-16-20

10/16/2020 7:13:23 PM

Country Visions Cooperative grain markets commentary for the week ending in 10-16-20, by Brad Jaeger....

Cedar Grv/Random Lk


 
Cash Bid
New Crop 2020
New Crop 2020
CORN
3.66 -0.50
3.66 -0.50
SOYBEANS
9.99 -0.75
9.99 -0.75
WHEAT
5.61 -0.62
OATS
2.25 -0.79

Grain Merchandising

Grain Merchandising

Grain Contracts

Spot Cash Contract

Spot Cash contracts are the most commonly used of any of the contracts. It is used when the cash price has reached your goal with little thought to either futures or basis.

Forward Cash Contract

Forward Cash Contracts allow the producer to lock in a cash grain price for a specific delivery date and location in the future. In addition, this contract is also preferred to lock in a crop selling price.

Delayed Price Contract

Delayed Price Contracts allow producers a high degree of price flexibility for an extended time period. A service charge may or may not be used during the marketing year. If a service charge is being used, a price increase must be expected to offset this expense.

Minimum/ Maximum Price Contract

Minimum and maximum price contracts are a very safe opportunity for the producer to participate in market movement for further profit. The producer should use when he anticipates a favorable market move that will enhance his base price but wants to market and lock in a minimum or maximum price.

Basis Contract

Basis contracts are similar to forward cash contracts in that they allow the producers to lock in a future delivery price, but only partially. The partially fixed price is basis: the difference between cash and futures; with the futures to be fixed at a later time.

Hedge To Arrive Contract

Hedge-to-arrive contracts are the reverse of a basis contract. Use this contract when futures are high and believe futures will drop and simultaneously basis is wide and should narrow.

Deferred Payment Contract

Deferred payment contracts are used to defer tax liability to another tax year. Please consult your tax accountant for proper application.

Average Price Contract

Average price contracts are used to even out the ups and downs of a volatile market. The producer commits a specific number of bushels to a location at harvest time, and an average futures price is created over the pricing period. The producer can set the basis at any time up until delivery. Contact a merchandiser for details and the deadline to enroll.

Futures

@CZ0
@CZ0
CORN
Symbol Last Open Close High Low Change
Dec '20 @C0Z 4.1625 4.1375 4.1625 4.1900 4.1075 0.0250
Mar '21 @C1H 4.1825 4.1625 4.1825 4.2075 4.1325 0.0150
May '21 @C1K 4.1975 4.1775 4.1975 4.2150 4.1475 0.0125
Jul '21 @C1N 4.1925 4.1775 4.1925 4.2050 4.1425 0.0125
Sep '21 @C1U 4.0025 4.0075 4.0025 4.0175 3.9900 -0.0125
Dec '21 @C1Z 3.9650 3.9925 3.9650 3.9950 3.9575 -0.0300
SOYBEANS
Symbol Last Open Close High Low Change
Nov '20 @S0X 10.7375 10.7225 10.7375 10.8525 10.6350 0.0175
Jan '21 @S1F 10.7225 10.7150 10.7225 10.8375 10.6300 0.0075
Mar '21 @S1H 10.5875 10.5825 10.5875 10.7000 10.5000 0.0000
May '21 @S1K 10.5500 10.5425 10.5500 10.6525 10.4600 0.0000
Jul '21 @S1N 10.5575 10.5475 10.5575 10.6475 10.4700 0.0000
Aug '21 @S1Q 10.4600 10.3825 10.4600 10.5325 10.3775 0.0000
WHEAT
Symbol Last Open Close High Low Change
Dec '20 @W0Z 6.2275 6.2850 6.2275 6.3225 6.2125 -0.0700
Mar '21 @W1H 6.2375 6.3000 6.2375 6.3250 6.2250 -0.0750
May '21 @W1K 6.2275 6.2825 6.2275 6.3100 6.2175 -0.0775
Jul '21 @W1N 6.1300 6.1975 6.1300 6.2000 6.1125 -0.0800
Sep '21 @W1U 6.1550 6.1800 6.1550 6.2150 6.1400 -0.0725
Dec '21 @W1Z 6.2150 6.2625 6.2150 6.2625 6.2050 -0.0675
LIVE CATTLE
Symbol Last Open Close High Low Change
Oct '20 @LE0V 103.325 103.700 103.325 103.825 103.000 -0.325
Dec '20 @LE0Z 103.475 104.850 103.475 104.900 103.150 -1.100
Feb '21 @LE1G 106.775 108.350 106.775 108.350 106.450 -1.300
Apr '21 @LE1J 109.875 110.975 109.875 111.125 109.500 -1.000
Jun '21 @LE1M 104.250 105.025 104.250 105.025 103.875 -0.625
Aug '21 @LE1Q 103.550 104.000 103.550 104.000 103.025 -0.400
LEAN HOGS
Symbol Last Open Close High Low Change
Dec '20 @HE0Z 66.200 69.575 66.200 69.800 66.200 -3.000
Feb '21 @HE1G 66.850 68.775 66.850 68.950 66.700 -1.600
Apr '21 @HE1J 69.700 71.000 69.700 71.025 69.425 -1.100
May '21 @HE1K 74.500 75.150 74.500 75.150 74.200 -0.525
Jun '21 @HE1M 78.675 79.625 78.675 79.700 78.450 -0.925
Jul '21 @HE1N 78.875 79.625 78.875 79.625 78.550 -0.675
MILK CLASS III
Symbol Last Open Close High Low Change
Oct '20 @DA0V 21.63 21.60 21.63 21.63 21.58 0.15
Nov '20 @DA0X 21.53 20.79 21.44 21.55 20.61 0.62
Dec '20 @DA0Z 19.42 18.51 19.41 19.44 18.51 0.71
Jan '21 @DA1F 17.56 17.00 17.60 17.60 17.00 0.48
Feb '21 @DA1G 16.74 16.45 16.74 16.74 16.45 0.41
Mar '21 @DA1H 16.55 16.30 16.57 16.57 16.30 0.30
DTN Click here for info on Exchange delays.

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