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Wheat Growers Insights for Field and Farm

Posted By Beth Geary

Setting Yield Records

South Dakota Wheat Grower Patrons:

Congratulations! South Dakota set an all time record high in average corn yield per acre in 2015 at 159 bushels per acre! Average bean yields were also a record at 46 bushels per acre. As you know, most of you in eastern South Dakota had your own
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Wheat Growers Member-Owners Earn Record Patronage Dividend

Wheat Grower’s Board of Directors approved a record $16 million qualified patronage allocation for 2015, with $6.4 million paid in cash.

“This dividend is possible thanks to solid financial results for the fiscal year and the continued strength of our balance
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October is National Cooperative Month

With October being National Cooperative Month, what a great opportunity to share the Top 10 reasons to be a member of Wheat Growers!
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Patron Letter - Fall 2015

Valued Patron:

In an effort to keep you informed of the decisions made by your cooperative this past year as they relate to yearend tax planning we have summarized key points below for 2015:

Qualified Patronage Allocation – Wheat Grower’s
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USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline

USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline

USDA Office of Communications sent this bulletin at 04/16/2015 03:00 PM EDT

Release No. 0099.15
Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623


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Reminder on EPA Clean Water Act

Notice: Comment period has been extended to November 14, 2014
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Patron Letter - Fall 2014

Valued Patron:

In an effort to keep you informed of the decisions made by your cooperative this past year as they relate to yearend tax planning we have summarized several key points below for 2014:

Old Year Equity – Wheat Grower’s Board of
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Save The Date for the Drainage Research Forum

November 18, 2014
Iowa State University Alumni Center
420 Beach Ave, Ames, Iowa 50014

Anyone who is interested in agricultural drainage
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New Location Site Selected In Lyman County

We are pleased to let you know that after extensive financial and structural review of several sites in the Lyman County rail corridor our cooperative will move forward with dirt work and construction this fall with the goal of having the agronomy facility ready for business during the winter
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Morning Market Insight

8-13-14
Cutter Murray
Grain Marketing Specialist

Is your wheat harvest wrapping up? If so call local grain marketing specialist or location today and schedule a bin probe visit. You will receive an analysis of your grain quality, along with a
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Morning Market Insight

July 21, 2014
Travis Antonsen
Producer Marketing Manager

***2014 Condo Storage Programs are available. Check our website or call any Wheat Grower location for more information! 

CORN: As of 7:45
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Morning Market Insight

February 6, 2014
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: 1 Higher
Corn looks to start out slightly higher this morning. We have had a nice little counter rally in corn recently; cold weather and generally poor
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2014 Winter Grain Marketing Meetings

Please join us for the 2014 session of Winter Grain Marketing Meetings featuring our special guest, Jeff Hainline from Advance Trading.
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2014 Drainage & Water Management Workshops

The SDSU, NDSU, and University of Minnesota Extension services will be hosting another series of drainage design and water management workshops in 2014.

Registration is now available at the link provided below, with four 2-day workshops to choose from (see list below). The early
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Morning Market Insight

November 5, 2013
Bill DesCamps
Grain Marketing Specialist

Corn: Steady

Corn looks to be trading steady in early going. December corn closed down 1.0 yesterday in a narrow pre-report 3.5c trading
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Wheat Growers Supports Ranchers

In an effort to help South Dakota ranchers that suffered tremendous loss of livestock during the October 4-7 blizzard and at the request of Wheat Growers customers that wanted to contribute a portion of their harvest to those that suffered livestock loss, Wheat Growers is supporting the South
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Patron Letter - Fall 2013

Valued Patron:

In an effort to keep you informed of the decisions made by your cooperative this past year as they relate to yearend tax planning we have summarized several key points below for 2013:

Old Year Equity – Wheat Grower’s Board of
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Member Advisory - NGFA

NGFA was recently was notified by a few member companies of isolated incidents where the post-harvest respiration of some new-crop harvested corn appears to be occurring rapidly after unloading; thus, leading to elevated levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) and depleted
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Morning Market Insight

July 1st, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator 

Corn as of 8:25am. Sep. 3 lower Dec. 5 lower

Corn trading just a little lower this morning after Fridays report. The news was pretty neutral, all things considering. Old
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Morning Market Insight

April 24th, 2013
Drew Johnson
Grain Originator


Corn as of 8:00am  2 higher.    Dec. unchanged to a penny lower.

Corn drifting lower yesterday as weather in the Corn Belt looks
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Winter Grain Marketing Meetings

Join us for the Wheat Growers 2013 Winter Grain Marketing Meetings, "Staying Afloat in a Sea of Volatility" featuring Tregg Cronin, CHS Hedging.
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Pre-Opening Comments

I apologize for the multiple Pre-Opening comments sent out today. Today's correct Pre-Opening Comments are below.  Sorry for any confusion this may have caused.

CORN: 2 lower
REMARKS:
Well, I have to admit that
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