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Soybean Notes Economics Section – September 30, 2011

SOYBEAN NOTES is a weekly newsletter focusing on all aspects of Arkansas soybean news. This market economics component looks at cash market and forward pricing quotes from selected markets as reported to National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas.

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The 2011 crop soybean market continued to move

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Soybean Notes Economics Section – September 23, 2011

SOYBEAN NOTES is a weekly newsletter focusing on all aspects of Arkansas soybean news. This market economics component looks at cash market & forward pricing quotes from selected markets as reported to National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas.

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“Down and down she goes and where she stops nobody knows.” This derivation

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Soybean Notes Economics Section – Sept. 16, 2011

SOYBEAN NOTES is a weekly newsletter focusing on all aspects of Arkansas soybean news.  This market economics component looks at cash market & forward pricing quotes from selected markets as reported to National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas.

Sometimes in a trading week a trend is difficult to identify. The past week

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Soybean Cash Market & Forward Booking Prices in Arkansas – August 26, 2011

BY BOB STARK, AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST, ON AUGUST 29th, 2011

Arkansas 2010 crop soybeans began their second consecutive week with a double-digit weekend gain.  Market price rose 16 cents over the weekend to open Monday at $13.72.  Price basically stayed steady through the entire week until seeing a huge Friday gain.

The market closed at $14.08, its

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