Illinois grain prices in country elevators

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[August 11, 2017]  SPRINGFIELD  This is Thursday's report of the grain prices and trends prepared by the USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

In Northern and Western Illinois country grain dealers quoted shelled corn bids 13 to 15 cents lower. Soybean bids dropped 31 to 33 cents.

In Central Illinois country grain dealers quoted shelled corn bids were down 13 to 15 cents. Soybean bids dropped 31 to 32 cents.

In the Southern part of the state, shelled corn bids were 2 cents higher. Soybeans were mostly steady. Wheat bids were up 1 to 3 cents.

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Commercial grain prices paid farmers by Interior Illinois Country Elevators after 2.00 p.m. are listed below in dollars per bushel:

AREA 

US 2

CORN

US 1

SOYBEANS

 US 2

SOFT

WHEAT 

NORTHERN

3.09 - 3.27 8.87 - 9.15  

WESTERN 

3.16 - 3.27 8.99 - 9.20  

N. CENT.

3.20 - 3.40 9.04 - 9.17  

S. CENTRAL

3.20 - 3.37 8.99 - 9.26  

WABASH 

3.53 - 3.63 9.23 - 9.42 4.35 - 4.40

W.S. WEST

3.39 - 3.53 9.54 - 9.73 4.27 - 4.51

L. EGYPT

3.34 - 3.60 9.42 - 9.55 4.31 - 4.51

Central Illinois average price

Corn:  3.30 (-28 U)
Soybeans:
9.13 (-27 1/2 X)

CONTRACT BIDS FOR OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017  DELIVERY

AREA 

US 2

CORN

US 1

SOYBEANS

 US 2

SOFT

WHEAT** 

NORTHERN

3.24 - 3.41 8.75 - 9.01  

WESTERN 

3.23 - 3.39 8.95 - 9.10  

N. CENT.

3.26 - 3.44 9.00 - 9.17  

S. CENTRAL

3.36 - 3.46 8.98 - 9.19  

WABASH 

3.54 - 3.63 9.30 - 9.38  

W.S. WEST

3.46 - 3.60 9.50 - 9.67  

L. EGYPT

3.29 - 3.55 9.33 - 9.45  

**Wheat bids are for June-July Delivery 2018**

[Text copied from USDA-Illinois Department of Agriculture Market News, Springfield]

 

 

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