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4134 US Highway 117 S. Rose Hill, NC 28458

PO Box 759 Rose Hill, NC 28458


  • Grain Procurement Department: 910-289-2100

  • Robbie Montgomery: 910-260-1633

  • George Barkin: 919-601-9478

  • Nicole Giddens: 910-990-0886

  • Kelli Weeks: 910-282-4266

  • David Hull:757-899-0172



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

 

Free risk management workshops for farmers

The Marketing Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services is planning a series of risk management workshops on “Managing Price Volatility/Identifying Macro Indicators”.  There is no charge for these workshops and the following topics will be covered: Introduction to Grain Hedging, Basis Trading, Cost of Carry, Cotton Futures, Option Trading on Futures and Equities, and macro forces impacting the hedger.

See schedule and registration instructions here (Jan 8, Jan 22, Jan 24, Feb 12, Feb 13, Feb 25, Mar 11, Mar 14)

BASF -- Maximize Wheat Yields

Caramba, the best-in-class Triazole fungicide, shows superior repression of DON levels in wheat grain, thus maximizing yields for growers and providing high quality grain for livestock.

Caramba Fungicide


BAYER -- Increase Wheat Yield

Prosaro fungicide from Bayer CropScience gives farmers powerful activity on both leaf and head diseases for broad spectrum disease control. This superior activity delivers proven yield and quality increases under a wide range of environmental conditions.

More info

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Chart of the Week

Futures
Contract Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
CORN (May) 4.9625 4.9575 4.9825 4.9525 4.9575 -0.0050
CORN (July) 5.0200 5.0175 5.0400 5.0075 5.0125 -0.0075
CORN (September) 4.9900 4.9875 5.0075 4.9775 4.9850 -0.0050
CORN (December) 4.9575 4.9550 4.9825 4.9475 4.9600 0.0025
CORN (March) 5.0350 5.0350 5.0550 5.0250 5.0375 0.0025
CORN (May) 5.0975 5.1100 5.1150 5.0875 5.1000 0.0025
SOYBEANS (May) 14.7975 14.8000 14.8550 14.6875 14.7150 -0.0825
SOYBEANS (July) 14.7075 14.7200 14.7675 14.6050 14.6400 -0.0675
SOYBEANS (August) 13.9725 13.9750 14.0350 13.8950 13.9175 -0.0550
SOYBEANS (September) 12.7825 12.7900 12.8250 12.7250 12.7550 -0.0275
SOYBEANS (November) 12.1550 12.1550 12.1900 12.1000 12.1475 -0.0075
SOYBEANS (January) 12.2100 12.2450 12.2450 12.1600 12.1825 -0.0275
SOYBEAN MEAL (May) 479.8 480.4 481.9 477.0 477.7 -2.1
SOYBEAN MEAL (July) 470.3 470.4 472.1 467.0 467.8 -2.5
SOYBEAN MEAL (August) 441.3 441.1 442.5 439.1 439.5 -1.8
SOYBEAN MEAL (September) 411.4 411.8 412.4 410.1 410.3 -1.1
SOYBEAN MEAL (October) 380.3 380.9 381.1 378.9 379.6 -0.7
SOYBEAN MEAL (December) 377.2 377.9 378.1 376.0 377.6 0.4
LIVE CATTLE (April) 143.700 143.475 143.475 143.375 143.375 -0.325
LIVE CATTLE (June) 134.975 134.800 134.975 134.525 134.750 -0.225
LIVE CATTLE (August) 133.675 133.400 133.450 133.150 133.375 -0.300
LEAN HOGS (May) 121.025 120.300 120.500 120.300 120.500 -0.525 121.025
LEAN HOGS (June) 123.250 123.225 123.250 122.775 123.025 -0.225
LEAN HOGS (July) 121.000 120.750 121.000 120.750 120.900 -0.100
FEEDER CATTLE (May) 178.350 178.575 178.725 178.450 178.450 0.100
FEEDER CATTLE (August) 182.275 182.250 182.400 182.175 182.325 0.050
FEEDER CATTLE (September) 182.375 182.350 182.350 182.225 182.225 -0.150
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