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Pulse Price Report: April 4, 2017

Crop prices (April 4)

Rio Creek Feed Mill – Algoma

Commodity Price (per bushel) Basis Last Year
Corn $3.35 -0.45 $3.12
Soybeans $9.12 -0.80 $8.78
Wheat $3.82 -0.87 $3.46
Oats $3.01 -0.35 N/A

 

United Cooperative – Denmark

Corn $3.38/bushel -0.45
New-Crop Corn $3.58/bushel -0.48
Wheat $3.83/bushel -0.75

 

Basis:  The difference between the local cash price for a commodity and the Chicago cash price (where the Board of Trade sets national futures price).

 

Gas Price Averages

United States:  $2.66

United States one year ago:  $2.35

Wisconsin:  $2.54

Wisconsin one year ago:  $2.33

Northern Door:  $2.62

Sturgeon Bay:  $2.56

Southern Door:  $2.53

 

Other Commodities

Gold:  $1,340.30/troy ounce

Silver:  $16.26/troy ounce

Oil:  $63.07/barrel

 

Sources:  aaa.com, agweb.com, gasbuddy.com, money.cnn.com

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