Pulse Price Report, Oct. 9, 2015

Crop prices (Oct. 5)

Rio Creek Feed Mill – Algoma

Commodity Price Basis
Corn $3.44/bushel -0.45
Soybeans $8.04/bushel -0.70
Wheat (SRW) $4.53/bushel -0.60


Fox River Valley Ethanol – Green Bay

Corn $3.70/bushel -0.19


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).

“With the fall crop harvest set to get underway, motorists and farmers are urged to be more cautious on rural roads to stay safe. New Wisconsin traffic rules that are in effect make it illegal for a motorist to pass farm machinery in a no passing zone. Motorists are also prohibited from passing on the shoulder.” ~ Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

Gas Price Averages

United States: $2.29

United State one year ago: $3.29

Wisconsin: $2.44

Wisconsin one year ago: $3.32

Northern Door: $2.46

Sturgeon Bay: $2.43

Other Commodities

Gold: $1,141.00/troy ounce

Silver: $15.67/troy ounce

Oil: $46.44/barrel

Live Cattle: $1.31/pound

Lean Hogs: $0.66/pound


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