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Quotes retrieved on October 29, 2020, 08:21:15 PM CDT
All grain prices are subject to change at any time.
Cash bids are based on 10-minute delayed futures prices, unless otherwise noted.

Attention to All Customers and Visitors

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, we will be limiting access to our offices to employees and contractors only.

Please call our offices if there is anything you need, but do not visit in person.  We will facilitate any needs you have while keeping any contact to a minimum.

Elkhart - 217-947-2751     Mt Pulaski - 217-792-5711

During harvest we plan to be open at 7:00 AM Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM on Saturday, and 12:00 noon - 5:00PM on Sunday.  Closing times will be location by location. 

 However, we are available on our mobile phones if you need anything after hours.

Paul Crombie - 217-306-2144

Todd Farris - 217-306-3549

Mark Maxheimer - 217-306-2103


We appreciate your help and understanding and will update as the situation changes. 




Cash Bids are updated every 10 minutes during the trading session and during the overnight (electronic) session.  Cash bids are approximate, and all final bids will be determined mutually by the seller and Elkhart Grain in person or by phone.

 Do you farm ground affected by Lake Fork Ditch?
Click here to view the USGS (United States Geological Survey) webpage which measures gage height and water flow through Lake Fork at Rt 54. 

Futures Quotes
Quotes retrieved on October 29, 2020, 08:21:15 PM CDT

Thursday Losses for Front Month Cotton
Cotton futures trading ended the Thursday session with 17 to 35 point losses. Upland cotton export sales from USDA’s weekly update were 288,693 RBs. That was 27% above LW and 105% higher yr/yr. Sales to the PRC were 28% of the total with 81,394 RBs...
Wheat Closes Weaker on Thursday
At the closing bell on Thursday, front month domestic wheat futures were in in the red. SRW futures gave back 4 1/4 to 5 1/4 cents. HRW closed down by 3/4 to 1 1/4 cents. Spring wheat ended the day fractionally mixed to 4 1/4 cents weaker. USDA repor...
Soybean Market Weaker on Thursday
Front month soybean futures closed the session with losses of 1 1/2 to 5 1/2 cents. The deferred months closed fractionally mixed, pulling some of the inverse out. Soybean meal futures closed the session with $0.10 to $1/ton gains. BO futures ended w...
Cattle Rally Triple Digits
October live cattle futures, which expire tomorrow, closed 42 cents higher at $106.27 with preliminary OI at 347 contracts. The other front months ended the session with triple digit gains of at least $1.77. Feeder cattle futures also closed with tri...
Corn Closes in Red
Corn ended the Thursday session down 3/4 to 3 cents. This morning, USDA announced a 1.432 MMT corn sale to Mexico, split with 891k for 2020/21 delivery, and 541k for 21/22. Private exporters also sold 140,000 MT of corn to unknown. USDA’s weekly Ex...
Hogs Close in Red on Thursday
Lean hog futures closed the Thursday session down 22 to 77 cents for the nearby contracts. The CME Lean Hog Index for the 27th was $1.20 lower at $76.27. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price for Thursday afternoon was $61.70, down 31 cents. The N...

Market Snapshot
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