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26
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean cash market report for Aug. 22-26, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 13 cent weekend gain in the old crop (2015) Arkansas soybean market was wiped away during the past week as price fell each trading day.  The market opened on Monday at $10.61, a full 10 cents above the previous Monday, but closed on Friday at a statewide average of […]

22
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for August 15-19, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The old crop (2015) Arkansas soybean market gained 26 cents over the weekend before entering into a basically steady week.  The market opened on Monday at $10.51 and closed on Friday at a statewide average of $10.48, an overall 23 cent improvement for the week (Figure 1).  The market remains […]

15
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Aug. 8-12, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The old crop (2015) Arkansas soybean market gained 5 cents over the weekend and added another 9 cents on Monday before going flat for the remainder of the trading week.  The market opened on Monday at $10.20 and closed on Friday at a statewide average of $10.25, an overall 10 […]

08
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Aug. 1-5, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 17 cent weekend gain in the old crop (2015) Arkansas soybean market was totally lost and more on Tuesday in a 30 cent decline.  The market remained essentially steady until Friday when price rose 17 cents to a closing statewide average of $10.15 (Figure 1).  The closing price left […]

02
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean market report – July monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist July trading in old crop (2015) soybeans moved lower through most of the month with only short-term rallies in the second week and final weeks (Figure 1).  The old crop market opened on July 5 at $11.28 following the July 4th holiday weekend and closed with a statewide average on […]

29
Jul
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for July 25-29, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The future looked scary as past week of trading began with a 22 cent weekend decline that left the Monday opening price at $9.98, the first sub-$10.00 daily average since early May.  But price moved higher each of the subsequent two trading days to more than offset a Thursday correction […]

22
Jul
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for July 18-22, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading began with a modest 2 cent weekend gain that put the Monday opening price at $10.91, but the market moved lower each trading day to a Friday closing statewide average of $10.20, a 69 cent overall decline from the previous Friday closing price (Figure 1).  […]

18
Jul
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for July 11-15, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first full July week of trading began well enough with a 6 cent weekend gain that put the Monday opening price at $11.05  followed by two days of increases that carried market price to a weekly high of $11.32.  But the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market fell sharply […]

08
Jul
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for July 4-8, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The July 4th calendar with both Friday and Monday off created an unusual four day weekend between trading days for Arkansas soybean markets.  The Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market opened on Tuesday of the past week at a statewide average price of $11.28, a 44 cent decline from the […]

05
Jul
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for June 27 – July 1, 2016 and June market summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The shortened pre-July 4th trading week began with a strong 32 cent weekend gain and generally continued on that trend through the Thursday early close (Figure 1). The Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market opened on Monday at a statewide average price of $11.28, 5 cents under the previous Monday […]