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30
Jun
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for June 13-24, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The 2015 Old Crop Soybean Cash Market price lost 9 cents over the weekend preceding this two week period as old beans experienced two distinct downward movements (Figure 2).  Old beans opened on Monday, June 13, at a statewide average of $11.56.  Price fell sharply through most of the first […]

13
Jun
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for June 6-10, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 10 cent weekend gain in the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market was held into Tuesday and led to a much larger Wednesday gain that the market was able to hold through the end of the past week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday with a statewide average […]

06
Jun
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for May 30-June 3, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market came out of the extended Memorial Day weekend with an 8 cent loss and posted a statewide average of $10.62 on Tuesday.  That represented the fourth straight decline to open weekly trading.  The market proceeded to post strong gains on the next two […]

01
Jun
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for May 23-27, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market suffered a loss for the third straight week.  A 15 cent loss was the size this past week and put the Monday opening price at $10.39.  The market remained virtually unchanged on Tuesday before enjoying a 31 cent gain on Wednesday.  Price retreated […]

20
May
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for May 16-20, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 5 cent weekend loss for the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market was regained and more on Monday as price rose 13 cents.  The market then proceeded to trade within an 8 cent range for the remainder of the week and ultimately closed on Friday at $10.54, an overall […]

17
May
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for May 9-13, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past short week of trading saw the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market lose 9 cents over the weekend to an opening Monday price of $10.06, but the Tuesday USDA report forecast of lower stocks sent price soaring on Tuesday followed by two days of gentle correction.  The market […]

09
May
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for May 2-6, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 17 cent gain over the weekend put the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market opening on Monday at $10.29, but price dropped on Tuesday and stabilized Wednesday before falling sharply again on Thursday.  The market finally saw an upturn on Friday to end the week at $10.15, an overall […]

02
May
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for April 25-29, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market enjoyed a 13 cent gain over the weekend, showed continued strength into midweek trading, and firmly held onto the gains to end the week.  The market opened on Monday at $9.90 and posted gains almost every day enroute to the Friday closing mark […]

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

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market had a week of substantial gains before suffering a major Friday correction.  A 3 cent weekend decline to start the past week of trading was quickly put in the rear view mirror as the market posted daily gains of 29, 25, and 10 […]

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

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading in the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market began with a 12 cent weekend gain and basically moved higher throughout the whole week.  The market opened on Monday with a $9.21 statewide average and gained 8 to 18 cents each day with the exception of […]