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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for April 7-11, 2014

The past week of trading was literally a “hump” week as the market lost 12 cents over the weekend to a Monday statewide average of $14.66 and climbed to a $14.96 peak on Wednesday before giving back all of the gains a Friday closing average of $14.63 (Figure 1).  The closing statewide average represented a

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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for March 31-April 4, 2014

A 27 cent weekend gain to a $14.74 average on Monday followed by an increase of another 20 cents on Tuesday seemed to set the stage for a strong week in the 2013 Crop Soybean Cash Market, but price quickly fell back 24 cents on Wednesday before stabilizing to end the week (Figure 1).  The

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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for March 17-21, 2014

A modest 2 cent weekend gain in the 2013 Crop Soybean Cash Market put the Monday statewide average at an even $14.00.  Price then rose strongly throughout most of the week before suffering a major correction lower on Friday (Figure 1).  The peak of the week occurred at $14.42 on Thursday before falling to a

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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for March 10-14, 2014

A 39 cent weekend decline in the 2013 Crop Soybean Cash Market seemed to set a tone for the entire week as price generally declined toward its weekly low price on Friday  Figure 1).  Monday trading averaged $14.30 statewide and the market moved steadily lower through Wednesday.  A modest rally on Thursday was quickly lost

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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for March 3-7, 2014

The past trading week started with caution as market price fell 11 cents over the weekend to open at a statewide average of $14.23 on Monday.  Market price then proceeded to post steady gains each day to a Friday closing statewide average of $14.69 (Figure 1).  The close left the market 35 cents above the

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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for Feb. 24-28, 2014

A 16 cent weekend gain pushed the 2013 soybean cash market above the $14.00 level to open the past week at a Monday statewide average of $14.09.  Market price posted steady gains most of the week with only a Thursday “correction” that was fully recovered on Friday to a closing statewide average of $14.34 (Figure

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Arkansas soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for Feb. 10-14, 2014

The 2013 soybean crop market lost 6 cents over the weekend break and opened on this past Monday at $13.45.  Price moved slightly higher through the week in a very erratic manner before closing Friday with a statewide average of $13.59 (Figure 1).  The close left the market a net 8 cents above the prior

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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for Feb. 3-7, 2014

The 2013 soybean crop market gained 7 cents over the weekend break and opened on this past Monday at $13.16.  Price rose every trading day and closed on Friday with a statewide average of $13.51 (Figure 1).  The close left the market 42 cents above the prior Friday average.  All fourteen regular markets are submitting

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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for January 27-31, 2014

The markets quotes discussed in this weekly report represent a change in reporting as per the AMS market descriptions.  Cash prices are for the 2013 soybean crop.  Prior January quotes were mistakenly described as continuing 2012 crop cash quotes when AMS had actually switched to the 2013 crop in January.  The immediate past week began

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Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for Jan. 20-24, 2014

The past week was shortened as the market observed the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday.  The extended weekend resulted in a 45 cent loss from Friday’s closing average to the Tuesday statewide average of $13.13.  Market price remained slightly weaker each day before making a recovery on Friday to a closing day average of

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