CORN BIDS & HOURS

We purchase over 240 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:

Week of 10/16
Mon-Fri: 7am-10pm
Sat: 7am-7pm
Sun: 10am-5pm

Reminder: Please let us know if you need your payment deferred prior to delivery.

Using harvest traffic pattern. Turn left at steel bin and proceed down center road. Please dump front hopper first.

Loads without contracts will be spotted out at the close of the day.

As part of safety procedures, the Arthur office will be closed to all visitors. Corn receiving will remain open. Call 712-367-2737.
FHR Customer Notice COVID-19

Harvest 2020 Discount Schedule
Moisture max 28%

Drying Charges calculated to the nearest tenth.
15.1 - 23% 3 cents per point
23.1 - 28% 4 cents per point
Corn over 28% will be rejected
Shrink 1.4% for each 1% over 15.0% calculated to the nearest tenth.

MONTH BID BASIS FUTURES FUTURES MONTH PRICE CHANGE
2020          
Oct/Nov 3.95 -0.15 4.1000 Z20 0.0125
November 4.00 -0.10 4.1000 Z20 0.0125
December 4.05 -0.05 4.1000 Z20 0.0125
2021          
January 4.02 -0.12 4.1425 H21 0.0100
February 4.04 -0.10 4.1425 H21 0.0100
March 4.06 -0.08 4.1425 H21 0.0100
April 4.06 -0.10 4.1575 K21 0.0025
May 4.06 -0.10 4.1575 K21 0.0025
June 4.08 -0.07 4.1525 N21 -0.0025
July 4.08 -0.07 4.1525 N21 -0.0025
August 3.86 -0.15 4.0050 U21 0.0025
September 3.86 -0.15 4.0050 U21 0.0025
Oct/Nov 3.65 -0.35 4.0025 Z21 0.0
December 3.75 -0.25 4.0025 Z21 0.0
2022          
January 3.72 -0.35 4.0675 H22 -0.0025
February 3.74 -0.33 4.0675 H22 -0.0025
March 3.77 -0.30 4.0675 H22 -0.0025
April 3.78 -0.30 4.0825 K22 -0.0100
May 3.78 -0.30 4.0825 K22 -0.0100
June 3.80 -0.30 4.0950 N22 -0.0100
July 3.82 -0.28 4.0950 N22 -0.0100
August 3.67 -0.28 3.9525 U22 0.0
September 3.67 -0.28 3.9525 U22 0.0
October 3.58 -0.40 3.9775 Z22 -0.0050

Price as of 10/20/2020 11:57:32 PM CST. Refresh for current price. All future prices are delayed at least 10 minutes.

Please call prior to delivery to defer your payment.

FHR Customer Portal 
You can now view your tickets, contracts, and settlements online! Call us to get set up for our customer portal. If you already have a login, click the link to get started:  
fhrportal.com/
FHR Portal How To

Ask about our Custom Average Futures Contracts. Available to sign up now- call us at 712-367-2737. For more information: Custom Average Futures Contract

  FHR App Now Available!
Download our app to get cash bids on your phone! https://bushel.ag/flint-hills-resources/
Click here for additional usage directions!

Liz Gehling
Merchandising Assistant
Office: 712-367-2742
Cell: 712-369-1072
Elizabeth.Gehling@fhr.com

Alan Movall
Merchandiser
Office: 712-367-2712
Cell: 712-299-5345
Alan.Movall@fhr.com

Tyler Swenson
Merchandiser
Cell: 319-283-0121
Tyler.Swenson@fhr.com

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!
Biofuels and Ingredients Applications

 
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 28%: Will be rejected.
Drying Charge: 3 cents for each point 15.1-23.0%, 4 cents for each point 23.1-28.0%, calculated the nearest tenth
Shrink: 1.4% for each 1.0% over 15.0% 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% 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 cents 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 9/21/20. Subject to change without notice.

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