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:

Week of November 12th
Fri-Sat: 7am-7pm (Dumping on 2 pits)
Sun: TBD

Week of November 19th
Mon-Wed: 7am-TBD
Thurs-Sun: Closed for the holiday

All loads delivered without a contract will be sold at the closing price on the day corn is delivered (Sat/Sun loads are spotted at Friday's close).

Please let us know prior to delivery if you want to defer your money. All deferred settlements must be signed and returned within 30 days of the first delivery on the contract. Thank you!

MONTH BID BASIS FUTURES FUTURES MONTH PRICE CHANGE
2018          
November 3.38 -0.27 3.6475 Z18 -0.0275
December 3.41 -0.24 3.6475 Z18 -0.0275
2019          
January 3.42 -0.34 3.7575 H19 -0.0250
February 3.44 -0.32 3.7575 H19 -0.0250
March 3.46 -0.30 3.7575 H19 -0.0250
April 3.51 -0.33 3.8350 K19 -0.0225
May 3.53 -0.31 3.8350 K19 -0.0225
June 3.56 -0.34 3.9000 N19 -0.0250
July 3.58 -0.32 3.9000 N19 -0.0250
August 3.61 -0.31 3.9200 U19 -0.0175
September 3.61 -0.31 3.9200 U19 -0.0175
Oct/Nov 3.58 -0.40 3.9800 Z19 -0.0100
December 3.65 -0.33 3.9800 Z19 -0.0100
2020          
January 3.71 -0.36 4.0725 H20 -0.0050
February 3.73 -0.34 4.0725 H20 -0.0050
March 3.75 -0.32 4.0725 H20 -0.0050
April 3.77 -0.36 4.1275 K20 -0.0050
May 3.79 -0.34 4.1275 K20 -0.0050
June 3.81 -0.36 4.1700 N20 -0.0100
July 3.81 -0.36 4.1700 N20 -0.0100
August 3.82 -0.30 4.1150 U20 -0.0025
September 3.82 -0.30 4.1150 U20 -0.0025
Oct/Nov 3.70 -0.43 4.1300 Z20 0.0075

Price as of 11/17/2018 12:56:36 AM CST. Refresh for current price. All future prices are delayed at least 10 minutes.

Fall Discount Schedule
Accepting corn up to 28%
2 cents/bu/pt drying fee, down to 15.5%
1.4% Shrink for each 1% over 15.5% (calculated to the nearest tenth)

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

Now offering no-fee HTA's.

If you'd like to defer your payment, please let us know when you contract, or prior to delivery. All deferred contracts must be signed within 30 days of when the first load was delivered on the settlement. Deferred settlements will be paid, if we do not have your signature on day 30. Thank you.

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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

We advance payment on basis contracts, call for details.

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!
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%: Subject to rejection.
Drying Charge: 2 cents for each point over 15.5%
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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