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This is the Sunflower Market News for 1/15/2021

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Sunflowers are priced per hundred weight (CWT).

NuSun Prices

Location January Change February Change New Crop 2021 Change
West Fargo ND 19.90 unch 20.00 unch 20.20 Cash/19.90 AOG unch
Enderlin ND 19.50 unch 19.65 unch 20.20 Cash/19.70 AOG unch
Goodland KS 18.65 unch 18.65 unch  18.95 AOG unch
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.


High Oleic Prices

Location January Change February Change New Crop 2021 Change
West Fargo ND 19.90 unch 20.00 unch 20.40 Cash/20.10 AOG unch
Enderlin ND 19.50 unch 19.65 unch 20.45 Cash/19.95 AOG unch
Hebron ND NQ unch NQ unch 19.15 Cash unch
Pingree ND 18.90 unch NQ unch 19.85 Cash unch
Goodland KS 19.65 unch 19.65 unch 19.95 AOG unch



  Trading Range Nearby Close Change
Soybean Oil -.94 to -1.26 41.85 -1.26
Soybean Meal -2.40 to +2.00 463.20 -1.70
Market Comments

The rally in sunflower prices continues at the crush plants. Nearby NuSun prices were up 10 to 50 cents  with high oleic up 15 to 50 cents. 2021 new crop added another 5 to 30 cents. USDA released its latest estimate of the 2020 US sunflower crop. Production totaled 2.98 billion pounds, up 52 percent from 2019. The United States average yield per acre of 1,790 pounds increased 230 pounds from 2019 and set a record high average yield for the U.S. Planted area, at 1.72 million acres, was 27 percent above the previous year. Area harvested increased 33 percent from 2019 to 1.67 million acres. USDA estimated United States production of oil-type sunflower varieties, at 2.62 billion pounds, representing an increase of 48 percent from 2019. Compared with last year, harvested acres were up 28 percent and the average yield increased by 241 pounds setting a record high average yield of 1,802 pounds per acre. Production of confection sunflower varieties was estimated at 365 million pounds, an increase of 92 percent from 2019. Area harvested, at 213,200 acres, was up 74 percent from 2019. The average yield increased by 157 pounds from 2019 to 1,712 pounds per acre. In its grain stocks report, USDA lowered old crop oil-type sunflower stocks in all positions by 18.4 million pounds, down 8 percent from its September grain stocks report. Old crop non-oil sunflower stocks were lower slightly by 41,000 pounds.

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