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 Mar 18th
Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm
Sat: Closed

Week of Mar 25th
Mon-Tue: 7am-Noon
Wed: Closed
Thu-Fri: 7am-TBD
Sat: Closed

DDGS & Modified Loading Hours:
Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm

Arthur Customer Appreciation Dinner
Skate Palace, Ida Grove
Tuesday, March 26th
5pm Social Hour
6pm Dinner and 7pm Q&A Session
Any changes to your RSVP call, text, or email.

MONTH BID BASIS FUTURES FUTURES MONTH PRICE CHANGE
2019          
March 3.62 -0.16 3.7825 K19 0.0200
April 3.64 -0.14 3.7825 K19 0.0200
May 3.65 -0.13 3.7825 K19 0.0200
June 3.65 -0.23 3.8750 N19 0.0200
July 3.68 -0.20 3.8750 N19 0.0200
August 3.68 -0.25 3.9325 U19 0.0150
September 3.70 -0.23 3.9325 U19 0.0150
Oct/Nov 3.65 -0.35 4.0000 Z19 0.0125
December 3.80 -0.20 4.0000 Z19 0.0125
2020          
January 3.82 -0.28 4.1025 H20 0.0125
February 3.84 -0.26 4.1025 H20 0.0125
March 3.86 -0.24 4.1025 H20 0.0125
April 3.87 -0.28 4.1500 K20 0.0075
May 3.89 -0.26 4.1500 K20 0.0075
June 3.88 -0.30 4.1775 N20 0.0050
July 3.90 -0.28 4.1775 N20 0.0050
August 3.84 -0.25 4.0875 U20 0.0025
September 3.84 -0.25 4.0875 U20 0.0025
Oct/Nov 3.73 -0.38 4.1050 Z20 0.0050
December 3.83 -0.28 4.1050 Z20 0.0050
2021          
January 3.88 -0.30 4.1775 H21 0.0050
February 3.88 -0.30 4.1775 H21 0.0050
March 3.88 -0.30 4.1775 H21 0.0050

Price as of 3/22/2019 2:00:37 PM CST. Refresh for current price. All future prices are delayed at least 10 minutes.

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

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

Now offering no-fee HTA's.

  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!

Brianne Streck
Senior Merchandiser
(712)367-2712 Cell: (712)369-3238
Brianne.Streck@fhr.com
 
Ross Baldwin
Senior Merchandiser
(712)367-2718 Cell: (712)870-0556
Ross.Baldwin@fhr.com

Liz Gehling
Merchandiser Assistant
(712)367-2742 Cell: (712)369-1072
Elizabeth.Gehling@fhr.com
 
Kevin Clausen
General Manager - Grain Merchandising and Trading
(712)367-2737
Kevin.Clausen@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 20%: Subject to rejection.
Drying Charge: None
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% 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 1/1/19. Subject to change without notice.

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