CORN BIDS & HOURS

We purchase 288 million bushels of corn each year for processing at our network of ethanol plants. This adds up to more than just a transaction. It’s the basis for creating valuable products, jobs and stronger communities to help power our nation. 

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Mailing Address

2585 Quail Ave Arthur, Iowa 51431

Merchandising Office

712-367-2737

Scale Office

712-367-2715

Fax Number

712-367-2405

Email

ArthurFlintHills@fhr.com

Receiving Hours:

Corn Receiving Hours:

Week of Feb 12th
Fri- Sun: Closed

Week of Feb 19th
Mon-Tue: 7am-5pm
Wed-Sun: TBD

CompuWeigh
Arthur is now using CompuWeigh's RFID Technology for our scale system. We'll be issuing cards on site and will get you a new card whenever you deliver next. Please call with any other questions. 712-367-2737

Zero Drying Fee up to 20%. Shrink remains 1.4% for each point over 15.5%.

Max corn moisture is 20%.
 

MONTH BID BASIS FUTURES FUTURES MONTH PRICE CHANGE
2018          
February 3.38 -0.30 3.6750 H18 -0.0025
March 3.41 -0.27 3.6750 H18 -0.0025
April 3.43 -0.32 3.7500 K18 -0.0050
May 3.43 -0.32 3.7500 K18 -0.0050
June 3.45 -0.38 3.8275 N18 -0.0025
July 3.47 -0.36 3.8275 N18 -0.0025
August 3.50 -0.40 3.8950 U18 -0.0025
September 3.50 -0.40 3.8950 U18 -0.0025
Oct/Nov 3.52 -0.45 3.9700 Z18 -0.0050
December 3.62 -0.35 3.9700 Z18 -0.0050
2019          
January 3.65 -0.40 4.0475 H19 -0.0050
February 3.67 -0.38 4.0475 H19 -0.0050
March 3.69 -0.36 4.0475 H19 -0.0050
April 3.71 -0.39 4.0975 K19 0.0
May 3.73 -0.37 4.0975 K19 0.0
June 3.75 -0.39 4.1425 N19 0.0025
July 3.75 -0.39 4.1425 N19 0.0025
August 3.75 -0.35 4.0975 U19 0.0
September 3.75 -0.35 4.0975 U19 0.0
Oct/Nov 3.67 -0.45 4.1225 Z19 0.0075
December 3.72 -0.40 4.1225 Z19 0.0075
2020          
January 3.78 -0.40 4.1800 H20 0.0100
February 3.80 -0.38 4.1800 H20 0.0100

Price as of 2/17/2018 5:40:55 PM CST. Refresh for current price. All future prices are delayed at least 10 minutes.

Save the Date!
Customer Appreciation Dinner
March 8th, 2018
Ida Grove Skate Palace
5pm Social Hour 6pm Dinner

FHR App Now Available!
Download our app by searching for "Flint Hills" in the App Store on your phone!Accepting corn up to 20% moisture.

  Basis Contracts available with 75% advance payment. Call for details and to sign up.

If you'd like to defer your payment, please let us know when you contract or prior to delivery. Thank you!

Tom Hickey
Commercial Manager
(712)367-2723 Cell: (515)851-2458
Tom.Hickey@fhr.com
 
Brianne Streck
Senior Merchandiser
(712)367-2712 Cell: (712)369-3238
Brianne.Streck@fhr.com
 
Liz Gehling
Merchandiser Assistant
(712)367-2742 Cell: (712)369-1072
Elizabeth.Gehling@fhr.com
 
Ross Baldwin
Senior Trader
(712)367-2718
Ross.Baldwin@fhr.com

Kevin Clausen
General Manager - Grain Merchandising and Trading
(712)367-2737
Kevin.Clausen@fhr.com

Pricing / Payment

All bushels delivered without a contract will be priced at the close of the day of delivery.

We advance payment on basis contracts, call for details.

If you'd like to defer your payment, you'll need to let us know when you make your contract or prior to delivery. Thanks for your cooperation! 712-367-2737

FHR is testing for vomitoxin and high levels will be rejected.


Distillers

If you have interest in purchasing either dry or modified distillers from Arthur, please call 712-367-2737 and talk with Liz - all customers will need to be setup prior to purchase/pickup of product. Thank you!
 

Arthur DDGS Loading Hours

Mon - Fri:  7am - 5pm
Sat - Sun:  Closed

ARTHUR CORN GRADES AND DISCOUNTS

All corn is settled on a load by load basis and discounts are applied at time of unload. All loads delivered without a contract will be sold at the closing price on the day corn is delivered. Saturday and Sunday loads will be priced using Friday’s close.


Moisture
Corn over 20%: Subject to rejection.
Drying Charge: None
Shrink: 1.4% for each 1.0% over 15.5% calculated to the nearest tenth. (1.18% moisture shrink and 0.22% handling loss)

Test Weight
$.01/bushel for each pound below 54.0 to 50. $.02/bushel for each pound below 49.9 and subject to rejection.
>54.0 - No Discount
53.9 - 53.0 - $.01
52.9 - 52.0 - $.02
51.9 - 51.0 - $.03
50.9 - 50.0 - $.04
<49.9 - additional $.02 per point. Subject to rejection.

Damage
5.1% to 10.0% - $.02 cents per point
10.1% to 15.0% - $.03 cents per point
15.1% and up - $.03 cents per point. Subject to rejection.

Foreign Material
3.1% to 7.0% - $.02 cents per point
7.1% to 10.0% - $.04 cents per point
10.1% and up - $.04 cents per point.  Subject to rejection.

Other
Sour - $.10 cents Subject to rejection
Musty - $.10 cents Subject to rejection
Infested - $.10 Subject to rejection

We do not accept any form of treated seed. 
FHR is testing for vomitoxin and high levels will be subject to rejection.

Updated 1/4/18. Subject to change without notice.

 

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