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Feed Price Summary December 2011

Added December 5, 2011.

Corn Price Update December 2011
Upper Midwest (Des Moines, IA)
November 30, 2011

For the following states: WI, MN, IA, SD, ND, NE, KS, MO

Organic grain and feedstuffs prices were mostly steady. Feed grade corn averaged $.50 higher; feed grade soybeans $.20 lower on a light test. Demand for corn and soybeans continue to be good, with moderate demand for most other commodities.  Offerings were light to moderate with a light to moderate test on most commodities near the end of the reporting period due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  Harvest in Minnesota is essentially completed with just a few smaller producers finishing up. Monthly and quarterly prices are located below. All prices FOB price per bushel except where stated (trucking cost needs to be added)

 

11/30/11

Nov 11

October 11

3rd qtr. 11

Nov 10

Feed Grade Corn

11.50

11.24

11.22

12.4

5.67

Food Grade Soybeans

 

 

22.45

20.41

19.71

Feed Grade Soybeans

19.44

19.69

19.28

19.05

16.18

Feed Grade Oats

5.5

505

 

4.74

2.75

Feed Grade Barley

9.06

8.71

5.11

8.28

 

Food Grade Wheat

9.05

15

12.84

13.66

 

Feed Grade Wheat

11.31

9.48

11.31

8.92

 

Soybean meal

900

821.25

833.08

802.00

768.63

Feed Grade Peas

12.5

 

 

11.51

9.0

Organic Alfalfa - Premium

 

 

 

 

 

Organic Alfalfa – Good

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Cornbelt (Springfield, IL)
November 2, 2011

For the following states: IL, IN, OH, MI, PA, NC, NY, VT

Organic grain and feedstuffs prices are trading mostly higher. Feed corn in the IN/IL/OH/MI area traded mostly $11.50-$12.25/bushel, while corn in the Northeast traded $13.00-$16.16/bushel.  Good demand was reported for corn while demand for all other grains was moderate. Moderate offerings of grain were reported throughout the region.  Wheat mids were reported at $205/ton. Some farmers in northern Indiana, Michigan and Ohio are wrapping up harvest for the year due to moisture issues, with some having to wait for frozen ground before completion. All prices FOB price per bushel except where stated (trucking cost needs to be added). Monthly and quarterly prices are located below.

                                             

11/30/11

Nov 11

Oct 11

Sept 11

3rd qtr 2011

Nov 10

Feed Grade Corn

12.28

12.12

11.9

12.17

12.64

5.67

Food Grade Wheat

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feed Grade Wheat

8.78

8.62

9.51

8.64

9.10

5.58

Feed Grade Barley

10.47

10.00

 

9.00

8.66

5.10

Feed Grade Soybeans

20.5

20.22

19.64

20.0

19.12

16.63

Soybean meal/ton

968/ton

850/ton

835/ton

 

 

740/ton

Feed Grade Oats

5.83

5.83

5.5

4.35

4.35

3.32

Feed Grade Peas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organic Alfalfa – Good

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organic Grass Hay – Utility

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Courtesy of Bob Parsons, University of Vermont

Northeast Organic grain price 2005-2010


Year

12% CP Grain

16% CP Grain

18% CP Grain

2005

 $                   310

 $                     330

 $                   349

2006

 $                   350

 $                     380

 $                   395

2007

 $                   360

 $                     393

 $                   412

2008

 $                   490

 $                     565

 $                   598

2009

 $                   540

 $                     585

 $                   620

2010

 $                   460

 $                     480

 $                   509

% increase 2005-08

58%

71%

71%

% increase 2005-09

74%

77%

77%

Courtesy of Green Mountain Feeds and University of Vermont

 

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
National Organic Grains and Feedstuffs:
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lsbnof.pdf