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18
Jul
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for July 14-18, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The old crop cash soybean market declined for the third straight week losing 7 cents over the weekend to a statewide average of $12.64 and continuing with losses almost every day of the trading week (Figure 1).  A one cent gain on Wednesday represented the only day without a decline.  Market price ended the week […]

11
Jul
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for July 7-11, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The old crop cash soybean market continued its second week of decline.  A 6 cent loss over the weekend put the past Monday statewide average at $13.48, 44 cents under the previous Monday.  Market price fell each trading day of the past week and entered the sub-$13.00 level for only the second day this year.  […]

29
Jun
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for June 23-27, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The old crop cash soybean market gained 8 cents over the weekend break to post a Monday statewide average of $14.19.  Market price moved gradually lower to midweek before enjoying a strong gain on Thursday.  A small portion of that gain was surrendered on Friday as trading ended with a closing statewide average of $14.27, […]

24
Jun
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for June 16-20, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

A 4 cent weekend decline in the old crop cash soybean market put market price at a statewide average of $14.17 to open trading for the week. Price fluctuated throughout the week with two days of gains and three of losses before finishing on Friday with a closing statewide average of $14.11, an 10 cent […]

16
Jun
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for June 9-13, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The past weekend saw the old crop cash soybean market hold steady and open on Monday with a statewide average of $14.52, unchanged from the previous Friday closing average. Price rallied slightly on Tuesday before suffering a sharp midweek decline to the week’s low on Thursday. The market did recover somewhat on Friday with a […]

09
Jun
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for June 2-6, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The past week of old crop cash soybean trading opened well at $14.99, an 8 cent weekend gain, but then proceeded into a sharp decline throughout the week to a Friday closing average of $14.52, the lowest daily statewide average since May 7 (Figure 1).  The Friday average left the market with an overall 39 […]

31
May
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for May 26-30, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The Memorial Day extended weekend slapped a 27 cent loss on old crop soybeans as the market posted a $14.87 statewide average on the Tuesday opening day of trading.  Price recovered moderately on Wednesday and Thursday before giving much of that gain back on Friday and closing with a $14.91 statewide average (Figure 1).  The […]

20
May
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices for May 12-16, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

Old crop soybeans suffered a double-digit loss for the second straight weekend dropping 22 cents to a Monday statewide average of $14.62. The market recovered virtually all of its losses by Wednesday, but then proceeded to give it all back enroute to a Friday closing average of $14.61 (Figure 1). The Friday average left the […]

12
May
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for May 5-9, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

An 11 cent loss over the weekend put the old crop soybean market at an opening statewide average of $14.60 on Monday and the market continued falling through Wednesday, a reverse pattern from the previous week. But price stabilized and proceeded to rise each of the remaining trading days to a daily high for the […]

05
May
2014
Soybean cash market and forward booking prices in Arkansas for April 28-May 2, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

A 10 cent gain over the weekend propelled the old crop soybean market to an opening statewide average of $15.05 on Monday and the market continued climbing through Wednesday. Price then took a major plunge on Thursday falling 57 to 62 cents. Old crop beans stabilized Friday to a $14.71 closing statewide average, 24 cents […]