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
Monday - Thursday: 7am - 5pm
Friday - Sunday: Closed

Week of Feb 27th
Monday - Wednesday: 7am - 5pm
Thursday - Saturday: TBD

Distillers Loading
Monday - Friday: 7am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Customer Appreciation Dinner
Thursday, March 9th 5:00 pm
Ida Grove Skate Palace
RSVP elizabeth.gehling@fhr.com or 712-367-2737

MONTH BID BASIS FUTURES FUTURES MONTH PRICE CHANGE
2017          
February/March 3.32 -0.39 3.7075 K17 -0.0175
April 3.33 -0.38 3.7075 K17 -0.0175
May 3.33 -0.38 3.7075 K17 -0.0175
June 3.35 -0.43 3.7825 N17 -0.0150
July 3.35 -0.43 3.7825 N17 -0.0150
August 3.41 -0.44 3.8450 U17 -0.0125
September 3.43 -0.42 3.8450 U17 -0.0125
October/November 3.50 -0.41 3.9100 Z17 -0.0075
November 16-30 3.53 -0.38 3.9100 Z17 -0.0075
December 3.58 -0.33 3.9100 Z17 -0.0075
2018          
January 3.63 -0.37 3.9950 H18 -0.0075
February 3.63 -0.37 3.9950 H18 -0.0075
March 3.65 -0.35 3.9950 H18 -0.0075
April 3.65 -0.38 4.0275 K18 -0.0075
May 3.65 -0.38 4.0275 K18 -0.0075
June 3.68 -0.38 4.0575 N18 -0.0100
July 3.68 -0.38 4.0575 N18 -0.0100
August 3.63 -0.36 3.9850 U18 -0.0100
September 3.63 -0.36 3.9850 U18 -0.0100
October 3.62 -0.38 4.0025 Z18 -0.0075
2019          
February 3.69 -0.37 4.0625 H19 -0.0100
February 3.69 -0.37 4.0625 H19 -0.0100

Price as of 2/24/2017 10:40:05 PM CST. Refresh for current price. All future prices are delayed at least 10 minutes.

Save The Date

Customer Appreciation Dinner
Thursday, March 9th 5:00 pm
Ida Grove Skate Palace
RSVP elizabeth.gehling@fhr.com or 712-367-2737

Tom Hickey
Sr. Merchandiser
(712)367-2723 Cell: (712)369-8121
Tom.Hickey@fhr.com
 
Brianne Streck
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
 
Jean Schumacher
Merchandiser Administrator
(712)367-2718
Jean.Schumacher@fhr.com
 
Kevin Clausen
General Manager - Grain Merchandising and Trading
(712)367-2737
Kevin.Clausen@fhr.com

Moisture

1.4% shrink for each 1.0% over 15.5%
No drying
Corn over 20% Subject to Rejection
All discounts subject to change without notice
 

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 - $.15 cents Subject to rejection
Musty - $.15 cents Subject to rejection
Infested - $.15 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 11/28/16. Subject to change without notice.

Printable Discount Schedule.pdf

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