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13
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for January 9-13, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist An 11 cent weekend gain to start the second week of 2017 trading put the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market at a statewide average of $9.97 on Monday.  Price climbed higher on most trading days, boosted especially by the USDA Crop Report on Thursday.  The Friday statewide average of $10.38 […]

10
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Jan. 2-6, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first week of 2017 trading in the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market began on Tuesday due to the New Year’s Day holiday.  The market opened at a statewide average of $9.76, a 21 cent decline from the prior week’s closing price.  Gains on Wednesday and Thursday were partially given […]

04
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for December 26-30, 2016, plus month-end and yearly summaries
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The oddity of having Christmas and New Year’s Day on Sunday provided extended market breaks at both the beginning and end of this past trading week.  2016 New Crop Soybean Cash Market price rose 23 cents between the December 22 close for Christmas and the market reopening on this past […]

22
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 19 – 23, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A week of decline characterized the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market as price lost 16 cents over the weekend and continued generally lower throughout the shortened trading week.  The market opened on the past Monday at a statewide average of $10.12.  Price fell 16 cents on Tuesday, gained back 2 […]

19
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for December 12-16, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading in the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market stumbled a bit over the weekend with a 6 cent loss.  Price steadied through the early part of the week and closed with solid gains on both Thursday and Friday.  The market opened on the past Monday at […]

14
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 5-9, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading in the 2016 New Crop Soybean Cash Market began strongly with a 16 cent weekend advance, but lost momentum midweek before rallying on Friday to its closing statewide average.  The market opened on the past Monday at $10.23 and rose the next day to a […]

05
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016 and November monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The extended Thanksgiving weekend proved to be a blessing for the 2016 New Crop Soybean Cash Market as price rose 20 cents from the Wednesday, pre-Thanksgiving closing statewide average.  The market opened on the past Monday at $10.37, but then entered into a daily decline that extended all the way […]

01
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 21-25, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A robust 27 cent weekend gain provided the 2016 Arkansas soybean cash market with price strength that extended throughout the past short week of trading prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.  The market opened on Monday at a $10.04 statewide average, 39 cents above the previous week opening.  Gains of 8 […]

21
Nov
2016
Arkanas soybean market report for Nov. 14-18, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Most of a 14 cent weekend loss in the New Crop Soybean Cash Market was gradually recovered over the past trading week such that the market closed on Friday with just a 2 cent overall loss (Figure 1).  Trading opened Monday by posting a statewide average of $9.65.  Price rose […]

14
Nov
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 7-11, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading was shortened by the Friday Veterans Day holiday.  Trading began the week with an 11 cent gain over the weekend that launched the market to a Monday statewide average of $9.75, 10 cents under the previous Monday average.  Price moved up and down within a […]