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Arkansas Corn Market Report for August 17 – 21, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jason Kelley, Professor and Extension Agronomist – Wheat and Feed Grains

The Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market had an “up-and-down” week as price rose 7 cents over the weekend, but then moved lower on most trading days before recovering partially on Friday (Figure 1).  Price opened on Monday at $3.42, 23 cents over the statewide average opening price of the previous week Monday trading.  The market moved lower by 3-4 cents each day until Friday when it reversed course and posted a 4 cent gain.  Price closed at a statewide average of $3.39, an overall 4 cent improvement from the previous week closing average.  Highest daily individual market price for the past week was $3.50 at Pine Bluff on Monday.  Low quote of the week was $3.15 at Little Rock on both Wednesday and Thursday.  Six markets provided quotes each trading day during the past week.  Closing prices on Friday across the six reporting markets ranged from a low of $3.17 at Little Rock to a high of $3.49 at Osceola.  The closing range of 32 cents was 4 cents wider than the previous week.

Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market Prices for
August 17 – 21, 2020

(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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