Illinois grain prices in country elevators

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[August 23, 2017]  SPRINGFIELD  This is Wednesday'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 down 2 to 4 cents. Soybean bids were mostly steady to a penny higher.

In Central Illinois country grain dealers quoted shelled corn bids were down 3 to 4 cents. Soybean bids most1y steady to a penny higher.

In the Southern part of the state, shelled corn bids were 4 to 6 cents lower. Soybeans were steady to a penny higher. Wheat bids mostly steady.

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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

2.94 - 3.17 8.85 - 9.10  

WESTERN 

3.08 - 3.22 9.11 - 9.20  

N. CENT.

3.16 - 3.25 9.03 - 9.17  

S. CENTRAL

3.10 - 3.24 8.96 - 9.26  

WABASH 

3.18 - 3.37 8.91 - 9.13 3.78 - 3.84

W.S. WEST

3.14 - 3.27 9.27 - 9.42 3.77 - 3.95

L. EGYPT

3.17 - 3.32 9.07 - 9.28 3.75 - 3.95

Central Illinois average price

Corn:  3.17 1/2 (-24 1/2 U)
Soybeans: 
9.11 (-27 X)

CONTRACT BIDS FOR OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017  DELIVERY

AREA 

US 2

CORN

US 1

SOYBEANS

 US 2

SOFT

WHEAT** 

NORTHERN

3.09 - 3.26 8.73 - 8.98  

WESTERN 

3.08 - 3.23 8.93 - 9.07  

N. CENT.

3.16 - 3.28 8.99 - 9.15  

S. CENTRAL

3.21 - 3.31 8.96 - 9.18  

WABASH 

3.24 - 3.31 8.98 - 9.03  

W.S. WEST

3.16 - 3.29 9.16 - 9.30  

L. EGYPT

3.04 - 3.25 8.98 - 9.12  

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

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

 

 

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