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The Latest East & Midwest Grain & Hay Prices

Added September 5, 2008

Lakeview Organic Grain price list 6/9/08
119 Hamilton Place, Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone: 315-531-1038

Organic corn

$440/ton

Organic roasted soybeans

$910/ton

Organic 48% soybean meal

$1,320/ton

Organic roasted dry beans

$530/ton

Organic flaxmeal

$760/ton

Organic barley

$460/ton

Organic oats

$410/ton

Organic Sunflowermeal

$545/ton

Upper Midwest (Des Moines, IA)
8/27/08
Compared to two weeks ago, organic grain and feedstuff prices were steady to weaker on moderate demand and offerings.  There is more interest in new crop corn and soybeans.  New crop feed grade corn is bid and has traded from $10.00 to $10.75 per bushel.  New crop food grade corn is bid and has traded from $10.50 to $11.25 per bushel.  New crop food grade soybeans are bid and have traded from $25.00 to $27.00 per bushel. Organic flax screenings traded during this period from $350 to $650 per ton. 

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


                                             

8/23/08

July 08

June 08

May 08

 2nd Quarter 2008

Feed Grade Corn

10.86

10.92

10.82

10.49

10.44

Food Grade Soybeans

29.97

30.56

 

29.83

29.28

Feed Grade Soybeans

29.87

26.44

28.63

24.00

26.73

Feed Grade Oats

4.82

6.00

 

 

 

Feed Grade Barley

7.20

 

8.71

 

8.11

Food Grade Wheat

18.59

17.44

 

 

 

Feed Grade Wheat

16.27

15.86

 

 

15.36

Feed Grade Rye

10.85

 

 

 

12.15

Feed Grade Peas

 

 

 

 

 

Feed Grad Golden Flax

 

 

 

 

35.52

Organic Alfalfa – Good

 

235-250/ton

 

 

 

Organic Alfalfa – Utility

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Cornbelt (Springfield, IL)
8/13/08
Compared to two weeks ago, organic grain and feedstuff prices were steady to higher.  Trading activity was moderate for light to moderate offerings. Feed grade corn was higher on good demand.  Food grade soft red wheat was steady to firm.  Small grains were steady. This week, few cases have showed test weights for new crop wheat lower than last year.  Test weights have been reported averaging 57 lbs/per bushel.
All prices FOB the farm and negotiated spot market.

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


                                             

8/9/08

June 08

May 08

April  08

2nd qtr 08

Feed Grade Corn

11.91

9.93

10.04

9.91

9.95

Food Grade Wheat

15.42

21.53

 

 

21.53

Feed Grade Wheat

 

 

 

 

 

Feed Grade Barley

8.73

 

 

 

 

Feed Grade Soybeans

27.67

28.71

26.75

25.93

26.83

Soybean meal/ton

 

 

 

 

 

Feed Grade Oats

 

4.93

5.68

5.48

5.57

Organic Alfalfa – Good

 

 

185/ton

 

 

Organic Grass Hay – Utility

 

 

125/ton

 

 

Hay Price 8/12/08


Northern CA – Supreme Alfalfa hay

250/ton

Northern CA – Alfalfa/Oats - Good

180/ton

Washington – Alfalfa - Good

180/ton

Nevada – Premium Alfalfa

180/ton

Nevada – Fair Alfalfa

180/ton

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