Cash Bids
Name Delivery Start Delivery End Cash Price Futures Change
Quotes are delayed, as of September 23, 2021, 03:29:02 AM CDT or prior.
All grain prices are subject to change at any time.
Cash bids are based on 10-minute delayed futures prices, unless otherwise noted.

Normal Business Hours

Mon - Fri 7 AM - 4 PM

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

 

 

 

 

 
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 are delayed, as of September 23, 2021, 03:29:02 AM CDT or prior.

Commentary
Corn Closes in Black on Wednesday
Midweek corn trading recovered most of the early week losses, with Dec now down 1 1/2 cents from the week’s start. Futures ended the day with 7 to 8 1/2 cent gains. Red December was up 4 cents to $5.01. A Purdue University cited tar spot fungus as a significant...
Hogs Red At the Close
December lean hogs traded through the Wednesday session with a $1.25 range, but futures ultimately faded into the afternoon for 12 to 52 cent losses. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base hog price for Wednesday was $1.81 weaker to $78.14. The CME Lean Hog Index for 9/17 was down another 22...
Wheat Markets Close with Double Digit Gains
After risk-off weakness to start the week, wheat futures ended the Wednesday session with a double digit recovery. CBT SRW prices ended the session 11 to 15 ½ cents higher. KC wheat futures gained 10 ¾ to 15 ½ cents on the day. Spring wheat prices were up by 12...
Soy Bounces to Black for Close
An afternoon soy oil rally left BO prices triple digits higher at the close. BO prices were in the red at midday. Beans were also fractionally lower at midday, but ended the session 6 3/4 to 9 cents higher. Meal prices firmed for the close, ending UNCH in October and...
Cattle Close Higher for Wednesday
Fat cattle futures trading left the board in the black at the closing bell. The 2022 contracts gained triple digits on the midweek rally, while nearby Oct and Dec gained 75 to 82 cents. USDA confirmed cash trade in NE and KS on Wednesday, going from $123-$124. This morning’s FCE...
Cotton Futures Extend Recovery
Midweek cotton trading extended the Tuesday gains by another 73 to 84 points. For December contracts, that reduced the Monday loss to a net 146 points. Cotton trading in China led to losses after the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Zhengzhou Cotton Prices closed between 210 and 260 yuan (~ 147 –...

Market Snapshot
Quotes are delayed, as of September 23, 2021, 03:29:02 AM CDT or prior.

Todd Gleason Closing Market Report


Local Weather
Elkhart, Illinois (62634)

Current Conditions Clear
Temperature 44°F
Dew Point 41°F
Pressure 30.07 in. Hg
Humidity 89%
Wind 3 mph
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