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The Latest East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices

Added January 10, 2009

Upper Midwest (Des Moines, IA)
12.27.08
Organic grain and feedstuff prices were mostly lower on light demand and moderate offerings with slow market activity because of the holidays.

All prices FOB price per bushel except where stated (trucking cost needs to be added)


                                             

12/27/08

Nov 08

Oct.08

Sep 08

 3rd  qtr 08

Feed Grade Corn

8.32

9.27

10.06

10.65

11.06

Food Grade Soybeans

22.84

24.68

25.60

 

30.83

Feed Grade Soybeans

19.09

22.06

23.04

29.16

28.24

Feed Grade Oats

4.75

4.04

4.66

4.57

5.99

Feed Grade Barley

7.14

7.49

7.23

8.21

7.51

Food Grade Wheat

 

 

 

 

15.53

Feed Grade Wheat

9.17

9.16

9.45

 

9.48

Feed Grade Rye

 

 

9.30

10.28

10.45

Feed Grade Peas

 

 

13.83

 

 

Feed Grad Golden Flax

 

 

 

 

 

Organic Alfalfa – Good

 

185-209/ton

 

 

235-250/ton

Organic Alfalfa – Utility

 

130-140/ton

 

 

 

Eastern Cornbelt (Springfield, IL)
12.27.08
Compared to two weeks ago, organic grain and feedstuff prices were mostly steady.  Trade volume was light for the holiday.

All prices FOB price per bushel except where stated (trucking cost needs to be added)

                                             

12/27/08

Nov 08

Oct 08

Sep 2008

3rd  qtr 08

Feed Grade Corn

9.25

9.48

10.30

10.85

11.39

Food Grade Wheat

 

 

15.50

 

14.99

Feed Grade Wheat

9.93

9.93

10.34

10.39

10.34

Feed Grade Barley

7.15

7.15

7.47

7.79

8.47

Feed Grade Soybeans

21.22

21.38

22.48

26.19

27.48

Soybean meal/ton

 

 

960/ton

 

 

Feed Grade Oats

5.16

5.31

5.60

5.47

5.56

Organic Alfalfa – Good

 

 

 

 

 

Organic Grass Hay – Utility

 

 

 

 

 


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May 2008 organic grain prices compared to February/April 2007


% Change

Eastern Corn Belt              April 07 to May 08

Corn

            54.02%

Soybean

101.76%

Soybean meal

71.89%

Wheat

115.45

Barley

16.67%

Oats

75.64%

 

Upper Mid West            Feb 07 to May 08

Corn

70.13%

Soybean

44.71%

Wheat

167.40%

Oats

69.12%

Barley

85.61%

Northeast Organic grain price 2005-2008


Year

12% CP Grain

16% CP Grain

18% CP Grain

2005

$    310

$    330

$    349

2006

$    350

$    380

$    395

2007

$    360

$    393

$    412

2008

$    547

$    588

$    608

% increase 2005-2008

73.22%

78.18%

74.21%

Located below are the links to latest organic price reports.
Upper Midwest Organic Grain and Feedstuff  http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/nw_gr113.txt
Eastern Corn Belt Organic Grain Feedstuff  http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/gx_gr120.txt
National Hay, Feed & Seed Weekly Summary  http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lswfeedseed.pdf