Paxton's LAST DAY for FREE DP CORN will be at the end of the day Friday, March 6th. We will continue to take contracted corn bushels. We will RESUME FREE DP CORN once our construction project is complete. Thank you.
A friendly reminder -- Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday, March 8th.
Don't forget to "SPRING" forward
and CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS!!
THE PAXTON FACILITY WILL BE CLOSED FOR A WEEK MID TO LATE MARCH FOR CONSTRUCTION WORK.
SPECIFIC DATES TO FOLLOW.
Ludlow Coop is offering an Average Price Contract for Fall 2015 corn and beans. This contract lets you price a portion of your crop when prices are at their historical seasonal high. Weekly pricing will be done at noon each Wednesday and run from March 4th through June 24th. Your final price will be an average of these 17 weekly pricings.
Call or stop in to get more information and get signed up.
March 2nd is the deadline to sign up.
LUDLOW COOP FACILITIES OFFERING FREE DELAYED PRICING
SOYBEANS - Deliveries to all facilities as space allows. Available thru 8/31/15, rate in effect at that time. Beans will not be averaged, bushels are shrunk to 13.0%, load by load.
CORN - Deliveries to PIPER CITY, LAHOGUE, DANFORTH, LUDLOW, PERDUEVILLE, BUCKLEY, LODA & DELREY (as space allows). Available thru 8/31/15, rate in effect at that time. Corn must be delivered within 30 days of 1st day of delivery to be averaged! Corn will be averaged by farm ID/Application (Contract, DP, Spot). DP bushels are shrunk to 15.0%.
Our current open storage rate is no drop charge and .00133 per bushel per day (4¢ per month). Storage bushels are shrunk to 14.0%.
Please be sure to have new and/or changed accounts and farm ID's set up prior to delivery of grain.
Be sure to tell the scale operator when you haul in a LAST LOAD from a field. We will be glad to send you a "Sample Delivery Sheet" via mail or email, if you wish to share your email address with us. Thank you!
VARIABLE PRICE LIMITS FOR GRAIN - NOV 1, 2014
Corn daily price limit-25¢/bu; expanded limit-40¢/bu
Bean daily price limit-$0.70/bu; expanded limit-$1.05/bu
Wheat daily price limit-35¢/bu; expanded limit-55¢/bu
Limits are re-evaluated every six months
AGRISURE VIPTERA SEED CORN VARIETY
has been approved for export by the Chinese regulatory authorities.
CME GRAIN TRADING HOURS
Sunday to Friday: 7:00 pm to 7:45 am
Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 1:15 pm
LUDLOW COOP BOARD APPROVES CONTINUING DEBENTURE SALE
At the November 2014 board meeting, the continuation of the debenture sale program was approved.
Sales offerings are for two to five year maturing debentures available to the patrons and employees of Ludlow Coop. The program allows for the investment of a maximum or $40,000 per patron in multiples of $100. Interest is paid on an annual basis.
All investments will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis until the maximum approved investment limits have been met. If you would be interested in investing funds, please contact Steve Wissink at the Ludlow office. Phone # 217-396-4111