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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 […]

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 […]