Announcements

Prentice Farmers Elevator is now part of the Western Grain Marketing family!  To learn more about WGM and all we have to offer, please visit the website at www.westerngrainmarketing.com.  Looking for the most recent cash bids?  Click here!

Prentice Information

Announcement:    Starting May 1, 2020, Prentice Elevator has sold their feed business to Earlybird Nutrition.  At that time, the feed will be manufactured at Prentice Elevator's Chapin location.  There will be drop off services at the Prentice location.  Grain bank accounts can still be used through Earlybird.   

We encourage you to contact members of the Earlybird sales team directly with any questions regarding your livestock nutritional needs.  Their information is available at:  http://earlybirdgoodfield.com/Nutrition.html   

 or call: Garrett Lampe at 309-620-1608 or Mark Wellman 217-242-9111

Visit their website www.earlybirdgoodfield.com for additional information.

 

Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on October 31, 2020, 05:07:50 AM CDT
Illinois USDA Newswire
Local Weather
Weather radar map

Ashland, Illinois (62612)

Current Conditions: Clear
Temperature: 35°F Dew point: 32°F
Humidity: 88% Pressure: 30.29 in. Hg
Wind: 8 mph From: Southeast

Forecast

Saturday
Weather condition
Hi: 59°
Lo: 38°
Sunday
Weather condition
Hi: 52°
Lo: 30°
Monday
Weather condition
Hi: 55°
Lo: 24°
Tuesday
Weather condition
Hi: 63°
Lo: 34°
Wednesday
Weather condition
Hi: 68°
Lo: 41°

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Commentary
Corn Gains ahead of Weekend -

Corn futures closed the last trading day of the week with 1 3/4 to 3 3/4 cent gains. Dec corn was unchanged on the day (but down 20 ¾ for the week)

Wheat Heads for Weekend Lower -

At the closing bell on Friday, front month wheat futures were down 1/2 to 5 1/4 cents on the CBT. Kansas City HRW was down 3/4 to 1 1/2 cents on the

Cattle Post Gains on Friday -

Friday fat cattle trading left the board 2 to 32 cents higher for the front month contracts. October contracts expired at $105.97. Feeder cattle

Cotton Falls Back on Friday -

Friday cotton trading left the board 73 to 102 points lower. March 21 was down the most on the day, but Dec was down 237 points from Friday-Friday.

Beans Close Higher on Friday -

Soybean futures recovered 4 3/4 to 8 1/2 cents on Friday. Despite this, Nov beans were still 2.5% below last Friday’s close. CME noted 300

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed the last trading day of the week with 1 3/4 to 3 3/4 cent gains. Dec corn was unchanged on the day (but down 20 ¾ for the week)

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