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Daily Market News

This is the Sunflower Market News for 10/22/2014.

Click here to view sunflower price averages.

Sunflowers are priced per hundred weight (CWT).




NuSun Prices
Location October Change November Change New Crop 2015 Change
Fargo ND 17.20 +.10 17.20 +.10 17.20 Cash/16.70 AOG +.10
Enderlin ND 17.10 +.15 17.10 +.15 17.35 Cash/16.85 AOG +.15
Goodland KS 16.65 +.15 16.65 +.15 16.95 Cash/15.95 AOG +.15
Prices recorded here are believed to be reliable at the time of posting. All prices are subject to change. Contact these facilities for complete market details.


High Oleic Sunflower Prices
  Location October Change November Change New Crop 2015 Change
  Fargo ND 17.20+premium Buyer's Call +.10 17.20+premium Buyer's call
+.10 NQ unch
  Enderlin ND NQ --- 18.85 November 4-7 only Buyer's Call +.15 19.05 +.15
  Goodland KS 20.55 unch 20.55 unch 19.95 Cash/18.95 AOG +.15
               


CBoT
  Trading Range Nearby Close Change
Soybean Oil +.29 to +.38 32.14 +.38
Soybean Meal -2.10 to -4.90 338.00 -4.90

Market Comments

Private marketing firms are beginning to release 2015 crop acreage estimates. Informa Economics is expecting farmers to plant a record soybean crop in 2015. Informa forecasts the soybean crop at a record 88.5 million acres, up 86,000 from its September estimate and 4.3 million more than this year. If realized this could add a bearish tone to the market of even higher soybean supplies in the fall of 2015 adding to an already burdensome ending stocks situation for soybeans. Most traders believe that corn and soybean prices should continue to drift lower into the fall if actual harvest yields are equal or better than USDA October estimates. The crush plants are offering 2015 new crop NuSun cash and Act of God clause (AOG) contracts. All crush plants are also offering a bid for 2014 High Oleic sunflower at a premium to NuSun prices. The weather forecast for sunflower production areas looks to be favorable with above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation in the next two weeks which should hasten drydown and aid in harvest. Harvest progress and yield reports will drive prices in the near term.


Confection Sunflower Seed Prices
as of 10/17/2014
Processor This Week Last Week Last Year New Crop
Advanced Sunflower        
Huron, SD Ask Ask na Ask
Onida, SD Ask Ask na Ask
Redfield, SD Ask Ask na Ask
CHS Inc.        
Grandin, ND Ask Ask Ask Ask
Hazel, MN Ask Ask Ask Ask
Erker Trading Company        
Fort Morgan, CO Ask Ask Ask 35.00/23.00
*Call for details
Alice, TX Ask Ask Ask Ask
Proseed        
Karlstad, MN Ask Ask Ask Ask
RR Commodities        
Colby, KS Ask Ask Ask Ask
Fargo, ND Ask Ask Ask Ask
Lubbock, TX Ask Ask Ask Ask
SunOpta        
Breckenridge MN Ask Ask Ask Ask
Crookston, MN Ask Ask Ask Ask
Grace City, ND Ask Ask Ask Ask
(Dollars per 100 Lbs.)

Legend
# NQ - No Quote
# NA - Not Available
# Split price (X/Y) is for: X for seeds remaining over a 20/64 and Y for seeds falling through a 20/64 round hole screen

Prices recorded here are believed to be reliable at the time of posting. All prices are subject to change. Contact these facilities for complete market details.


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