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Weekly Update
Spring Planting Season is here!!

75% of your Yield Potential is determined at the planter

1. Soil Conditions at the time of planting

2. Proper seed placement-depth and spacing

3. Seed Quality

4. The right hybrid in the right field

5. Post-Planting Management


Be sure to contact your seed specialist for the best planting, seed spacing, & depth management.
All seeds respond differently under various environments and management systems.
Planting at slow-moderate speeds will increase consistency seed placement.


 

 



 
                 
 

Patronage
Patronage Rates for the past several years
 
  CATEGORY 1/31/2015 1/31/2014 1/31/2013 1/31/2012 1/31/2011  5 year aver.
Feed 10.50% 10.24% 10.00% 4.50% 3.21% 7.69%
Fert., Chem. & Mdse   9.90% 7.57% 8.75% 6.20% 5.18% 7.52%
Fuel 5.00% 3.33% 5.05% 2.85% 1.52% 3.55%
Seed 9.90% 7.57% 8.75% 6.20% 2.70% 7.02%
Grain (per bu.)   $              0.152  $          0.155  $          0.223  $            0.135  $          0.052  $          0.143
On average, over $30/ton of fertilizer & $ 0.12 per gallon of fuel comes back to you each year.
It pays to use the Great Bend Cooperative for your business needs.


For more information on signing up for Patronage call (620) 793-3531

Local Cash Bids
Great Bend Delivery Basis   Cash    
 Wheat Chart Cash    
  Chart New Crop 2015    
 Milo Chart Cash    
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 Corn Chart Cash    
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Price as of 04/27/15 10:52PM CDT.
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GRAIN BIDS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION WITH THE GRAIN DEPARTMENT.
Cash bids are 10 minute delayed. Due to the volatility in the grain futures, we will be buying grains only from 8:30am through 1:00pm of each business day.


 

 

Grain ACH Payments
ACH grain payments are available. Download the form below, fill it out, & send it to us (P.O. Box 68, Great Bend, KS 67530). If you have any question about this service please contact our business office @ (620) 793-3531 or toll free @ (877) 993-3531.

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Futures
@KW - HARD RED WINTER WHEAT - KCBT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 492'6 494'6 492'4 494'2 3'4 490'6 10:30P Chart for @KW5K Options for @KW5K
Jul 15 498'4 499'6 498'2 498'4 2'4 496'0 10:38P Chart for @KW5N Options for @KW5N
Sep 15 509'2 510'0 509'2 509'2 2'4 506'6 10:04P Chart for @KW5U Options for @KW5U
Dec 15 529'2 530'4 529'2 529'2 2'6 526'4 10:30P Chart for @KW5Z Options for @KW5Z
Mar 16 541'0 539'6 Chart for @KW6H Options for @KW6H
@C - CORN - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 360'4 360'6 359'6 360'2 -0'4 360'6 10:41P Chart for @C5K Options for @C5K
Jul 15 364'2 364'4 363'2 364'0 -0'6 364'6 10:40P Chart for @C5N Options for @C5N
Sep 15 372'0 372'2 371'0 371'6 -0'6 372'4 10:40P Chart for @C5U Options for @C5U
Dec 15 383'0 383'0 382'0 382'4 -0'6 383'2 10:41P Chart for @C5Z Options for @C5Z
Mar 16 394'0 394'0 393'4 393'6 -0'4 394'2 10:40P Chart for @C6H Options for @C6H
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 972'0 978'0 972'0 976'4 3'4 973'0 10:41P Chart for @S5K Options for @S5K
Jul 15 972'2 978'2 972'0 976'4 3'4 973'0 10:41P Chart for @S5N Options for @S5N
Aug 15 967'6 972'6 967'6 971'4 3'0 968'4 10:41P Chart for @S5Q Options for @S5Q
Sep 15 956'0 959'2 956'0 956'0 -0'4 956'4 10:40P Chart for @S5U Options for @S5U
Nov 15 951'0 956'4 951'0 954'4 2'4 952'0 10:41P Chart for @S5X Options for @S5X
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 15 160.050 160.750 159.625 160.750 - 0.700 160.475s 04:00P Chart for @LE5J Options for @LE5J
Jun 15 149.500 150.900 149.425 150.625 - 0.925 150.275s 04:08P Chart for @LE5M Options for @LE5M
Aug 15 147.700 149.075 147.700 148.500 - 1.375 148.350s 04:00P Chart for @LE5Q Options for @LE5Q
Oct 15 149.225 150.625 149.075 150.125 - 1.175 150.050s 04:00P Chart for @LE5V Options for @LE5V
Dec 15 150.300 151.350 150.250 151.100 - 1.025 150.975s 04:00P Chart for @LE5Z Options for @LE5Z
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 15 214.100 215.250 213.950 215.200 0.050 214.900s 04:07P Chart for @GF5J Options for @GF5J
May 15 209.875 212.825 209.875 211.925 - 2.675 211.400s 04:07P Chart for @GF5K Options for @GF5K
Aug 15 211.600 214.475 211.600 213.625 - 2.500 213.175s 04:00P Chart for @GF5Q Options for @GF5Q
Sep 15 210.550 213.225 210.550 212.500 - 2.475 212.225s 04:00P Chart for @GF5U Options for @GF5U
Oct 15 209.450 212.200 209.450 211.775 - 2.550 211.325s 04:07P Chart for @GF5V Options for @GF5V
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 72.050 72.775 71.800 72.625 0.325 72.275s 04:00P Chart for @HE5K Options for @HE5K
Jun 15 79.600 80.275 79.025 79.825 -0.050 79.400s 04:00P Chart for @HE5M Options for @HE5M
Jul 15 80.925 81.500 80.325 81.175 -0.025 80.725s 04:08P Chart for @HE5N Options for @HE5N
Aug 15 80.775 81.375 80.350 81.225 0.025 80.775s 04:00P Chart for @HE5Q Options for @HE5Q
Oct 15 71.875 72.200 71.525 72.050 -0.200 71.675s 04:00P Chart for @HE5V Options for @HE5V
@SM - SOYBEAN MEAL - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 3146 3169 3146 3163 12 3151 10:41P Chart for @SM5K Options for @SM5K
Jul 15 3136 3159 3135 3153 13 3140 10:41P Chart for @SM5N Options for @SM5N
Aug 15 3127 3142 3124 3140 13 3127 10:41P Chart for @SM5Q Options for @SM5Q
Sep 15 3126 3129 3126 3129 14 3115 10:32P Chart for @SM5U Options for @SM5U
Oct 15 3090 3104 3088 3094 4 3090 10:41P Chart for @SM5V Options for @SM5V
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DTN Market News
Better Weather, Lower Grain and Oil Prices, More Power Help Railroads Improve Service
DTN Early Word Grains 04/27 05:57
DTN Midday Grain Comments 04/27 10:55
DTN Closing Grain Comments 04/27 13:51
DTN Cattle Close/Trends 04/27 15:15
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock 04/27 06:09
DTN Midday Livestock Comments 04/27 11:28
DTN Closing Livestock Comment 04/27 16:45
DTN Chart Technical Points 04/27 16:30
DTN Feeder Pig Index

DTN/PF Renewable Fuels
Latest DTN/PF Renewable Fuels News
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:36PM CDT
News pertaining to the ethanol industry.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 11:00AM CDT

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:15PM CDT



 
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Online ACH Bill Pay
Pay your Great Bend Coop bill online

1. Register your account online using the Customer Login
(click here). 
2. Download the Debit Authorization form below, print it, fill it out, and return it to our business office
(Great Bend Coop, Attn Linda, PO Box 68, Great Bend, KS 67530).


If you have any questions please call our business office at (620)793-3531 or toll free at (877)993-3531.

Local Conditions
Great Bend, KS
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Temp: 50oF Feels Like: 48oF
Humid: 58% Dew Pt: 36oF
Barom: 30.17 Wind Dir: NNE
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 6 mph
Sunrise: 6:42 Sunset: 8:23
As reported at GREAT BEND, KS at 10:00 PM
 
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DTN Weather Summary
Mostly Dry in Midwest, N.Plains Tuesday
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

The pattern will be generally dry, allowing for good planting progress in the Midwest through the northern and central Plains along with the Southeast. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 12:33PM Mon Apr 27, 2015 CDT

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In 1898 Congress authorized testing of seeds purchased on the open market


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