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Arkansas corn market report for April 1-5, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market declined 11 cents over the past weekend and traded all week within a 6 cent span (Figure 1).  Corn opened on Monday at $3.67, 15 cents under the previous Monday level, and ended the trading week at $3.70, 8 cents under the previous Friday closing statewide average.  Highest daily individual market price over the past week was $3.90 at Pine Bluff on Thursday.  Low quote of the week was $3.47 at Little Rock on Monday.  Closing day prices ranged from a low of $3.48 at Little Rock to a high of $3.88 at Pine Bluff.  These ending quotes represented a range of 40 cents, unchanged from the previous week closing range.  Just four markets ended the week providing price quotes as Helena, West Memphis, and Old Town/Elaine dropped out of reporting and Osceola reentered after providing no report on Monday.

Figure 1. AR 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market Prices (April 1-5, 2019)

(Market average prices stated in this report are unweighted averages of the state markets surveyed by NASS. Price data was based on USDA LR GR111 Arkansas Daily Grain Reports.)

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