Pulse Gas and Commodities Price Report, Sept. 11

Crop prices (Sept. 7)

Rio Creek Feed Mill – Algoma

Commodity Price Basis
Corn $3.23/bushel -0.40
Soybeans $8.36/bushel -0.31
Wheat (SRW) $4.13/bushel -0.55

Fox River Valley Ethanol – Green Bay

Corn $3.34/bushel -0.29
New-Corn Crop $3.28/bushel -0.35

 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).

Agriculture News

On Sept. 4, Gov. Scott Walker proclaimed September as soybean month. “Last year the state of Wisconsin grew 78.8 million bushels of soybeans with a value of $795 million, contributing significant benefits to Wisconsin’s agricultural economy,” Walker stated in his proclamation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates Wisconsin farmers will harvest a record amount of soybeans this year. (

Gas Price Averages

United States: $2.39

United States one year ago: $3.44

Wisconsin: $2.50

Wisconsin one year ago: $3.46

Northern Door: $2.59

Sturgeon Bay: $2.48

Other Commodities

Gold: $1,119/troy ounce

Silver: $14.48/troy ounce

Oil: $45.21/barrel

Live Cattle: $1.40/pound

Lean Hogs: $0.69/pound


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