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David Coleman - new grain buyer Waverly, VA

We are happy to have David Coleman join our Murphy Brown team.  He has displayed success over a long-term period in helping farmers get the most value for their grain.  That demonstrated success will transfer easily into his role of buying and merchandising grain for MB.   Murphy Brown's stated approach is that our dealings with farmers are based on a 'win win approach'.  Mr. Coleman will approach his new role with that value clearly in mind.

Please call him today to discuss selling your grain --

David's cell phone is 757-899-0172
davidcoleman@murphybrownllc.com

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What to plant behind wheat - double crop analysis

Beans or Grain Sorghum?  Nick Piggot, Professor and Extension Specialist from NCSU analyzes the economics of both options based on historical yields and current bean/sorghum prices.  Read more here

 

Chart of the Week

Futures
Contract Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
CORN (September) 3.6150 3.6100 3.6350 3.5700 3.6300 0.0150 3.6300
CORN (December) 3.6950 3.6900 3.7200 3.6475 3.7175 0.0225 3.7175
CORN (March) 3.8125 3.8075 3.8350 3.7650 3.8325 0.0200 3.8325
CORN (May) 3.8950 3.8900 3.9100 3.8475 3.9100 0.0150 3.9100
CORN (July) 3.9700 3.9675 3.9850 3.9225 3.9825 0.0125 3.9825
CORN (September) 4.0400 4.0400 4.0525 4.0050 4.0525 0.0125 4.0525
SOYBEANS (August) 12.0750 12.0650 12.1450 11.9775 12.1225 0.0475 12.1225
SOYBEANS (September) 11.1150 11.1200 11.1550 10.9850 11.1375 0.0225 11.1375
SOYBEANS (November) 10.8475 10.8475 10.8725 10.7025 10.8350 -0.0125 10.8350
SOYBEANS (January) 10.9150 10.9100 10.9400 10.7725 10.9025 -0.0125 10.9025
SOYBEANS (March) 10.9750 10.9475 10.9825 10.8450 10.9625 -0.0125 10.9625
SOYBEANS (May) 11.0350 11.0100 11.0450 10.9125 11.0200 -0.0150 11.0200
SOYBEAN MEAL (August) 395.3 395.8 398.5 391.3 398.0 2.7 398.0
SOYBEAN MEAL (September) 367.2 368.4 370.4 363.7 369.8 2.6 369.8
SOYBEAN MEAL (October) 353.0 353.3 354.7 348.6 353.5 0.5 353.5
SOYBEAN MEAL (December) 350.0 350.1 351.5 345.5 350.2 0.2 350.2
SOYBEAN MEAL (January) 348.9 348.8 350.3 344.4 348.9 0.0 348.9
SOYBEAN MEAL (March) 349.5 349.5 350.8 346.2 348.8 -0.7 348.8
LIVE CATTLE (August) 156.550 156.975 159.000 156.450 159.100 2.550 159.100
LIVE CATTLE (October) 158.050 158.400 159.775 157.575 159.800 1.750 159.800
LIVE CATTLE (December) 157.775 157.975 158.900 157.250 158.775 1.000 158.775
LEAN HOGS (August) 123.200 123.425 124.500 122.600 123.625 0.425 123.625
LEAN HOGS (October) 107.900 108.100 108.850 106.325 107.275 -0.625 107.275
LEAN HOGS (December) 98.625 98.500 99.500 97.225 98.150 -0.475 98.150
FEEDER CATTLE (August) 217.325 217.000 218.400 216.775 218.250 0.925 218.250
FEEDER CATTLE (September) 218.050 217.950 219.400 217.300 219.250 1.200 219.250
FEEDER CATTLE (October) 217.625 217.500 218.850 216.875 218.850 1.225 218.850
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