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Daily Market News

This is the Sunflower Market News for 10/30/2014.

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 17.90 +.05 17.90 +.05 17.90 Cash/17.40 AOG +.10
Enderlin ND 17.80 +.05 17.80 +.05 17.85 Cash/17.35 AOG +.05
Goodland KS 17.20 +.05 17.20 +.05 17.40 Cash/16.40 AOG +.05
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 17.90+premium Buyer's Call +.05 17.90+premium Buyer's call
+.05 NQ unch
  Enderlin ND NQ --- 19.55 November 4-7 only Buyer's Call +.05 19.55 +.05
  Goodland KS 20.55 unch 20.55 unch 20.40 Cash/19.40 AOG +.05
               


CBoT
  Trading Range Nearby Close Change
Soybean Oil +.02 to +.13 34.31 +.13
Soybean Meal -2.00 to -17.20 380.00 -17.20

Market Comments

Weather forecasts and farmer sales have been the main market drivers. Weather for both the US Midwest and Brazil continue to be watched by traders. Wet conditions in the Midwest have slowed harvest progress. While dry conditions have slowed planting progress in some areas of Brazil. It is expected to be dry with above normal temps in the Midwest over the next 6-10 days aiding in harvest. This coupled with rain falling in dry areas of Brazil led to price weakness in oilseeds in recent days. Also, US and Brazilian farmers have stepped sales in the past week adding further pressure to oilseed values. Most traders are still looking for big US 2014 corn and soybean crops to get bigger. Trade still feels that 2015 soybean prices should trend lower as long as South American weather is normal, Argentine farmers sell beans and US farmers add 2015 acres. 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 aid in harvest. The market will continue to follow weather patterns, harvest progress and yield reports in the near term.




Confection Sunflower Seed Prices
as of 10/24/2014
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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