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 Jan 21st
Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm
Sat: 7am-3pm

Ask us 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 

MONTH BID BASIS FUTURES FUTURES MONTH PRICE CHANGE
2019          
January 3.56 -0.23 3.7925 H19 0.0025
February 3.56 -0.23 3.7925 H19 0.0025
March 3.56 -0.23 3.7925 H19 0.0025
April 3.58 -0.30 3.8775 K19 0.0050
May 3.60 -0.28 3.8775 K19 0.0050
June 3.66 -0.30 3.9550 N19 0.0050
July 3.68 -0.28 3.9550 N19 0.0050
August 3.68 -0.30 3.9775 U19 0.0075
September 3.68 -0.30 3.9775 U19 0.0075
Oct/Nov 3.67 -0.35 4.0175 Z19 0.0100
December 3.77 -0.25 4.0175 Z19 0.0100
2020          
January 3.77 -0.34 4.1075 H20 0.0100
February 3.79 -0.32 4.1075 H20 0.0100
March 3.81 -0.30 4.1075 H20 0.0100
April 3.82 -0.34 4.1575 K20 0.0075
May 3.83 -0.33 4.1575 K20 0.0075
June 3.87 -0.34 4.2075 N20 0.0125
July 3.87 -0.34 4.2075 N20 0.0125
August 3.82 -0.30 4.1225 U20 0.0
September 3.82 -0.30 4.1225 U20 0.0
Oct/Nov 3.71 -0.42 4.1325 Z20 0.0075
December 3.78 -0.35 4.1325 Z20 0.0075
2021          
January 3.83 -0.37 4.2025 H21 0.0

Price as of 1/23/2019 10:13:34 AM CST. Refresh for current price. All future prices are delayed at least 10 minutes.

Discount Schedule

Accepting corn up to 20%
No drying fee
1.4% Shrink for each 1% over 15.0% (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.

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