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Target Price Offers (TPO) This is an offer to sell your grain or buy grain from us at a firm price and designated delivery period. This offer is flexible and may be canceled prior to pricing. This contract takes the emotion out of pricing decisions and allows you to make market decisions in a business manner. There is no fee for this service.
Purchase Contract (PC) This contract is the basic contract for the purchase of grain. The farmer has a quantity of grain on hand and wishes to set a definite price and time period of delivery. There is no fee for this service.
Navigator Contract (NC) This contract allows you to sell your grain and still stay in the market by re-establishing futures price, then pricing out your futures at a later time. The resulting gain or loss in the futures market is your gain or loss. 3-cent fee for this contract. Paid 50% at time of delivery.
Deferred Payment (DP) This contract is similar to a Purchase Contract. There is a set bushel amount, price, and delivery period. The only difference is the contract will be paid out at a later date, often times after the first of the year.
Averager (APC) This contract allows you to price your grain over an extended period of time. Pricing is done once per week for a predetermined amount of week. You can opt. out of this contract during the averaging period and a three-cent fee will be assessed.
Sales Contracts (SC) This is a firm offer to buy a predetermined price and for a predetermined delivery time and established number of bushels of grain. This contract can be written as a forward sales contract. There is no fee for this service.
Basis Contracts (BC) This contract allows you to lock in the basis but not the futures price. This contract changes ownership of the grain from farmer to elevator upon delivery. There is no fee for this service.
Hedge to Arrive (HTA) This contract allows you to lock in the futures price but not the basis. There is a 2-cent fee for this service. Basis must be set prior to delivery. One roll is allowed for a 2-cent fee.
If there is no established contract, the cash price will be paid on the day the grain was delivered.
The cash price is established at 1:30 PM upon market close.
- Wheats Closed Double Digits Higher
- Front month wheat futures ended the session with double digit gains into the new month of trading. CBT futures closed 17 ¼ to 23 ¼ cents higher with 4% gains in the Dec contract. KC wheat ended up by 11 to 13 cents, with a 1.9% gain in Dec. HRS...
- Cattle Close Higher on Monday
- Front month fat cattle ended the session off their highs, but still 22 to 77 cents in the black. Feeder cattle ended the first trade day of the month with 80 to $1.30 gains. USDA had $183-$184 as the bulk of cash business last week. The 9/28 CME Feeder Cattle...
- Cotton Ended with Gains on Monday
- Front month cotton prices firmed up to start the new week / new month of positioning. The Dec contract closed up by 60 points, and just 21 points off the session high. USDA had 75% of the cotton crop with open bolls as of 10/1. The harvest pace increased 5%...
- Soybeans Close Higher on Oct 1st
- After a contested Monday session, the soybean futures closed 2 to 6 cents in the black to start the new month of positioning. Soymeal futures closed off their lows, but were still down by $6 to $8.30/ton. Soybean Oil futures closed 146 to 241 points higher on the day. The...
- Corn Closed Monday with Double Digit Gains
- The Monday session started the new week and the new month with double digit gains of over 2% across the corn market. That set the Mar contract back above the $5 mark, though Dec remains at a 15c discount. The weekly Crop Progress report showed 82% of the corn crop...
- Mixed Monday for Hog Futures
- Hog futures were $0.35 to $2.27 weaker in follow through losses after Friday’s limit drop. The back month contracts were firmer with a 22 cent gain for Feb ’24. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was $1.98 weaker to $72.37. The CME Lean Hog Index for 9/28 was $85.58, down...