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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    
  Chart New Crop 2015    
 Corn Chart Cash    
  Chart New Crop 2015    
 Soybean Chart Cash    
  Chart New Crop 2015    
Price as of 04/18/15 11:39AM 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 15 508'6 513'6 505'6 508'6 1'0 509'2s 04/17 Chart for @KW5K Options for @KW5K
Jul 15 513'6 519'2 511'6 513'4 0'6 514'6s 04/17 Chart for @KW5N Options for @KW5N
Sep 15 526'0 531'2 523'4 524'6 -0'4 526'0s 04/17 Chart for @KW5U Options for @KW5U
Dec 15 543'2 548'4 541'4 542'6 0'0 543'6s 04/17 Chart for @KW5Z Options for @KW5Z
Mar 16 557'0 560'6 554'6 557'0 0'0 556'6s 04/17 Chart for @KW6H Options for @KW6H
@C - CORN - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 376'2 380'6 375'0 379'6 3'4 379'6s 04/17 Chart for @C5K Options for @C5K
Jul 15 383'0 387'4 381'4 386'2 3'4 386'6s 04/17 Chart for @C5N Options for @C5N
Sep 15 390'4 394'6 389'0 393'6 3'2 394'0s 04/17 Chart for @C5U Options for @C5U
Dec 15 400'2 404'0 398'4 402'6 3'0 403'2s 04/17 Chart for @C5Z Options for @C5Z
Mar 16 410'2 414'2 409'0 413'2 2'4 413'0s 04/17 Chart for @C6H Options for @C6H
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 965'2 972'4 963'0 967'6 2'6 968'6s 04/17 Chart for @S5K Options for @S5K
Jul 15 968'2 975'4 966'2 970'2 2'4 971'4s 04/17 Chart for @S5N Options for @S5N
Aug 15 967'4 973'2 965'2 967'2 1'0 968'0s 04/17 Chart for @S5Q Options for @S5Q
Sep 15 958'2 962'6 956'4 957'2 0'0 957'6s 04/17 Chart for @S5U Options for @S5U
Nov 15 951'0 957'6 950'4 951'2 0'0 952'6s 04/17 Chart for @S5X Options for @S5X
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 15 160.900 161.075 157.800 157.800 - 3.000 157.800s 04/17 Chart for @LE5J Options for @LE5J
Jun 15 152.150 152.350 149.000 149.000 - 3.000 149.000s 04/17 Chart for @LE5M Options for @LE5M
Aug 15 149.750 150.025 146.675 146.675 - 3.000 146.675s 04/17 Chart for @LE5Q Options for @LE5Q
Oct 15 151.100 151.500 147.975 148.300 - 2.725 148.250s 04/17 Chart for @LE5V Options for @LE5V
Dec 15 151.950 152.450 149.125 149.600 - 2.225 149.550s 04/17 Chart for @LE5Z Options for @LE5Z
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 15 215.800 216.725 212.900 212.900 - 2.800 213.000s 04/17 Chart for @GF5J Options for @GF5J
May 15 212.900 214.150 208.500 208.500 - 4.475 208.525s 04/17 Chart for @GF5K Options for @GF5K
Aug 15 214.650 215.825 210.175 210.175 - 4.475 210.200s 04/17 Chart for @GF5Q Options for @GF5Q
Sep 15 213.575 214.500 209.025 209.025 - 4.450 209.075s 04/17 Chart for @GF5U Options for @GF5U
Oct 15 212.550 213.375 208.050 208.125 - 3.900 208.650s 04/17 Chart for @GF5V Options for @GF5V
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 70.350 70.900 70.200 70.525 -0.500 70.525s 04/17 Chart for @HE5K Options for @HE5K
Jun 15 76.100 76.375 75.700 76.075 -0.100 76.275s 04/17 Chart for @HE5M Options for @HE5M
Jul 15 77.600 77.650 77.075 77.300 -0.325 77.475s 04/17 Chart for @HE5N Options for @HE5N
Aug 15 77.775 77.825 77.300 77.400 -0.425 77.500s 04/17 Chart for @HE5Q Options for @HE5Q
Oct 15 71.075 71.100 70.650 70.675 -0.700 70.825s 04/17 Chart for @HE5V Options for @HE5V
@SM - SOYBEAN MEAL - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 15 3120 3157 3119 3147 26 3150s 04/17 Chart for @SM5K Options for @SM5K
Jul 15 3120 3155 3119 3143 25 3147s 04/17 Chart for @SM5N Options for @SM5N
Aug 15 3110 3143 3110 3128 20 3132s 04/17 Chart for @SM5Q Options for @SM5Q
Sep 15 3102 3132 3102 3120 17 3121s 04/17 Chart for @SM5U Options for @SM5U
Oct 15 3085 3114 3085 3097 15 3101s 04/17 Chart for @SM5V Options for @SM5V
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DTN Market News
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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: 61oF Feels Like: 60oF
Humid: 77% Dew Pt: 54oF
Barom: 29.91 Wind Dir: SE
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 8 mph
Sunrise: 6:55 Sunset: 8:14
As reported at GREAT BEND, KS at 11:00 AM
 
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Great Bend, KS

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Precip: 43%
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Precip: 61%
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Precip: 20%
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DTN Weather Summary
Rain, Snow Returns Saturday
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

During Saturday, rain will again form in much of the Plains except for northern and southwestern sectors, with showers developing in the western Midwest and Delta. We'll also see more snow in the central Rockies. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 1:44PM Fri Apr 17, 2015 CDT

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