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Arkansas corn market report for Dec. 2-6, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market followed a three day lapse in reporting due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday break.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.81, unchanged compared to the last trading day prior to the break.  Price gained 7 cents on Tuesday before gradually giving up exactly all of that gain by the Friday close (Figure 1).  The Friday statewide average to close this week stood at the same $3.81 level that opened the week and unchanged from pre-Thanksgiving.  Highest daily individual market price for the past week was $3.94 at Blytheville and Osceola on Tuesday.  Low quote of the week was $3.67 at Little Rock on both Thursday and Friday.  Closing prices on Friday ranged from the low of $3.67 at Little Rock to a high of $3.89 at Osceola, a 22 cent range.

Figure 1. AR 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market Prices (December 2-6, 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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