Special Announcement

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CLOSURE

The markets and the Garden City Co-op will be closed Monday, May 29th.

LIFETEAM MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS:

Garden City Co-op members can apply for air medical transport insurance coverage through Newton-based "LifeTeam".  $50 per year (per individual) will give peace of mind that you and your family are covered in the event it should ever be needed.  Stop by the office to pick up your application today. 

 


 

IN THE NEWS:

MZB Now Offers Grid-Mapping Capabilities

 Did We Really Lose the Western Kansas Wheat Crop?

CME Group plans variable storage rate for K.C. wheat futures

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New Updates

Inside The Co-op:  Inside a Grain Elevator

Director of Communications, Trevor Hands, goes inside an elevator with Garden A & B location manager, Gabriel Bautista - as Gabe explains how these older style elevators work.

For more of an overview of the grain elevator handling process, see our earlier video here.

 

  

GCC Ag Moment:  Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus

GCC Agronomist & Sales Manager, Trevor Witt, looks at the rise of Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus and how it is affecting our area.

 

  

AquaCheck Sensor Demonstration

GCC Director of Precision Ag, Michael Kempke, demonstrates the AquaCheck sensors used in the Precision Ag Team's toolkit at a water sensor field demonstration earlier this spring.

Video courtesy OSU's Division of Ag Sciences and Natural Resources.

 

 

GCC Ag Moment:  Winter Wheat Update After Winter Storm Ursa

GCC Sales Manager Trevor Witt takes a look at the winter wheat crop

after the area was hit hard by a late winter storm April 29-30.

 

GCC Ag Moment:  Managing Palmer Resistance

Garden City Co-op sales manager Kyle Korf looks at the three main sub-species of the pigweed family and offers guidelines that, if followed, may help manage palmer resistance.

 

GCC Ag Moment:  Soybean Fertility

GCC sales manager, Ryan Kennedy, looks at the importance of soybean fertility and how to deal with Iron Chlorosis, which is a common sight in soybean fields in our area.


GCC Ag Moment:  MZB's Variable Rate Seeding

 Brady Eakes from the Garden City Co-op's Precision Ag Department explains how MZB's Variable Rate Seeding works and the benefits the program offers.  

To see how it could work in your field, contact your local agronomist at the Garden City Co-op.  620-275-6161



 

Volatility in the Markets
Because of the volatility in all the grain markets, we will buy grain only when the markets are open and trading, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Contracting new crop grains require 5,000 bushel increments. All prices quoted are per bushel. Prices are updated on a 10 minute delay with the futures. Be sure to refresh your screen. No grain can be purchased or sold via internet. We also purchase sunflowers. Please call to confirm prices at:

Garden City (620) 275-6161 or (800) 794-9389
Dighton (620) 397-5343 or (800) 254-6983
Ulysses (620) 356-1219 or (800) 242-9754

Due to changes in the CBOT and KCBOT trading hours, we will be buying grain from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. each day. The Day Session for both Boards of Trade is now open from 8:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. each day. There is also a Night Session running from 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 a.m. (Markets are closed from 7:45 a.m. till 8:30 a.m. and again from 1:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Current Bids
Name Basis Month Basis Cash Price Notes
01- Garden City
02- Dighton Area
03- Ulysses Line
04- Lakin

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FC Stone Market Commentary
GC Co-op Grain Price History Data & Charts
GC Co-op Fuel Market Commetary
Brugler Market Commentary
Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures are fractionally higher in the front months at midday. Preliminary open interest data showed some net new selling yesterday, up 5653

Cotton -

Cotton futures are slightly higher at the moment, after dropping 810 points since May 15. The US dollar index is currently 63 points higher and not

Lean Hogs -

Lean hog futures are currently mixed at midday, with front months 10 to 35 cents higher and most back months lower. The CME Lean Hog Index for 5/22

Cattle -

Live cattle futures are down $1.50 to $2.00 at midday. Feeder cattle futures are mostly $3.20 to $3.625 lower with May down 27.5 cents, as it

Wheat -

Wheat futures are trading 2 to 2 1/2 cents in the green in nearby July at midday. Most contracts are fractionally mixed in the back months.

Soybeans -

Soybean futures are currently 1/4 to 1/2 cents lower at the moment. Preliminary open interest rose only 1,233 contracts, suggesting more rotation of

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Garden City, Kansas (67846)

Current Conditions: Sunny
Temperature: 68°F Dew point: 38°F
Humidity: 33% Pressure: 29.77 in. Hg
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