Grain Prices @ Illinois Interior Country Elevators

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Springfield, IL    Thu Sep 19, 2013    USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News 

Illinois Grain Prices in Country Elevators 
This is Thursday's report of the grain prices and trends prepared by the 
USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

Illinois country grain prices were mixed on Thursday afternoon, with corn
and wheat higher and soybeans lower. Export sales helped to lift wheat
values. This morning weekly export sales figures were higher than
expected at 707,700 metric tonnes. Also, Japan made a purchase of US
wheat overnight.

In Northern and Western Illinois country grain dealers quoted shelled 
corn bids were mostly 2 to 3 cents higher at 4.34-4.65. Soybean bids were 
14 to 15 cents lower at 13.09-13.39.
In Central Illinois country grain dealers quoted shelled corn bids were
mixed at 4.41-4.59. Soybean bids were mostly 8 to 9 cents lower at 

In the Southern part of the state, shelled corn bids were mostly 1 to 
6 cents lower at 4.35-4.50. Soybean bids were mostly 10 to 20 cents 
lower at 13.17-13.40. Wheat bids were mostly 10 to 12 cents higher at

Commercial grain prices paid farmers by Interior Illinois Country  
Elevators after 2.00 p.m. today are listed below in dollars per bushel: 
NORTHERN     4.60 - 4.65   13.09 - 13.20    -----------        
WESTERN      4.34 - 4.42   13.28 - 13.39    -----------        
N. CENTRAL   4.41 - 4.51   13.48 - 13.58    -----------        
S. CENTRAL   4.48 - 4.59   13.56 - 13.65    -----------        
WABASH       4.43 - 4.50   13.17 - 13.35    6.14 - 6.25      
W.S. WEST    4.38 - 4.47   13.31 - 13.40    6.25 - 6.36  
L. EGYPT     4.35 - 4.44   13.17 - 13.25    6.04 - 6.14    
Central Illinois average price   Corn        4.50         (- 9 1/2 Z)   
                                 Soybeans   13.56 1/2     (+17     X) 
                 CONTRACT BIDS FOR January 2014 DELIVERY 
 AREA           CORN         SOYBEANS      SOFT WHEAT  
NORTHERN     4.39 - 4.46   13.11 - 13.28   -----------     
WESTERN      4.33 - 4.44   13.23 - 13.37   -----------     
N. CENTRAL   4.38 - 4.54   13.24 - 13.36   -----------     
S. CENTRAL   4.51 - 4.58   13.36 - 13.46   -----------     
WABASH       4.49 - 4.57   13.37 - 13.47   -----------  
W.S. WEST    4.53 - 4.65   13.47 - 13.59   -----------   
L. EGYPT     4.52 - 4.61   13.37 - 13.47   ----------- 

Source: USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News, Springfield, IL 
        Phone:  217-782-4925   In state only toll free 888-458-4787 
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