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Daily Market News

This is the Sunflower Market News for 8/22/2014.

Click here to view sunflower price averages.

Sunflowers are priced per hundred weight (CWT).




NuSun Prices
Location Aug. Change Sept. Change New Crop 2014 Change
Fargo ND 17.15 -.15 17.25 -.15 17.35 -.15
Enderlin ND 17.20 -.15 NQ FH/17.20 LH unch/-.15 17.20 -.15
Goodland KS 15.95 -.15 15.95 -.15 16.80 -.15
Prices recorded here are believed to be reliable at the time of posting. All prices are subject to change. Contact these facilities for complete market details.


CBoT
  Trading Range Nearby Close Change
Soybean Oil -.42 to -.53 32.36 -.42
Soybean Meal +3.00 to +19.50 433.30 +19.50

Market Comments

Nearby and new crop sunflower prices continue to be influenced by weak world vegetable oil prices. Malaysian palm oil futures slid to near a five-year low following losses in overseas soy markets. The lower palm oil futures have acted like a lead weight around the neck of CBoT soyoil values dragging them further toward new market lows this week. Growing conditions throughout the Midwest continue to be very positive for oilseed development and fears of an El Niño are fading in Southeast Asia. The lack of the later event will contain the upside in palm oil prices. Reports from the Pro Farmer crop tour continue to build confidence that US row crops will top or at least match USDA's August forecasts. If realized this will lead to a potentially record large US soybean crop and will keep oil values under pressure. Early reports out of Brazil and Argentina point to increased soybean plantings at the expense of corn due to low prices and high input costs. Sunflower prices at crush and birdfood plants are trending in the direction that the market believes that supplies will be fully adequate until the harvest of the new crop begins this fall.


Confection Sunflower Seed Prices
as of 8/22/2014
Processor This Week Last Week Last Year New Crop
Advanced Sunflower        
Huron, SD 32.00 32.00 na 32.00
Onida, SD 31.00 31.00 na 31.00
Redfield, SD 32.00 32.00 na 32.00
CHS Inc.        
Grandin, ND Ask Ask Ask Ask
Hazel, MN Ask Ask Ask Ask
Erker Trading Company        
Fort Morgan, CO Ask Ask Ask 35.00/23.00
*Call for details
Alice, TX Ask Ask Ask Ask
Proseed        
Karlstad, MN Ask Ask Ask Ask
RR Commodities        
Colby, KS Ask 35.00/25.00*
*Call for details
35.00/25.00
*Call for details
Ask
Fargo, ND Ask 32.00*
*Call for detail
32.00
*Call for detail
Ask
Lubbock, TX Ask 35.00/25.00*
*Call for details
35.00/25.00
*Call for details
Ask
SunOpta        
Breckenridge MN Ask Ask Ask Ask
Crookston, MN Ask Ask Ask Ask
Fargo, ND Ask Ask Ask Ask
Goodland KS Ask Ask Ask NQ
Grace City, ND Ask Ask Ask Ask
(Dollars per 100 Lbs.)

Legend
# NQ - No Quote
# NA - Not Available
# Split price (X/Y) is for: X for seeds remaining over a 20/64 and Y for seeds falling through a 20/64 round hole screen

Prices recorded here are believed to be reliable at the time of posting. All prices are subject to change. Contact these facilities for complete market details.


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