2021 Crop Wind & Hail Deadline
Hail (& wind) Coverage Deadline → 2 hours before a storm | Wind Coverage Deadline → June 30th
2021 Spring Market Price
Corn $4.58 • Volatility .23 | Soybeans $11.87 • Volatility .19
Quote of the Week
"And into the field I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” -Unknown



Recent Updates

Fri, 7 May 2021

Kansas Farm Land and Income Webinar Series

K-State agricultural economist Rich Llewelyn previews a K-State webinar series for producers and others starting next week which will focus on Kansas farmland values, property valuation and farm income trends in the state.

Thu, 5 Jul 2018

Cattle Chat - Weekly Podcast from K-State Beef Cattle Institute

Recent episodes:

Episode 158: May 7, 2021 - Animal agriculture research, replacement heifers, generic antimicrobials, deworming strategies

Thu, 28 Jun 2018

Weekly Grain Market Review

Dan O'Brien provides notes from his weekly review of grain markets on the K-State Radio Network. 

Fri, 29 Jul 2016

Weekly Grain Market Outlook - Dan O'Brien

K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien remarks on another impressive week for the grain markets, triggered once more in large part by bullish fundamentals in the corn market...he suggests that things may be lining up for a counter-seasonal post-harvest rally in the wheat market, saying that wheat growers should be ready to capitalize on that, if it materializes.

Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Interactive Crop Basis Tool

This interactive tool can be used to examine historical weekly nearby basis for corn, grain sorghum (milo), soybeans, and wheat for various locations in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Oklahoma, and parts of Colorado and Texas. Basis is calculated by subtracting the nearby futures price from the cash price (Wednesday), where nearby is defined as the futures contract closest to expiration without going into the delivery month. Basis captures the effects of local supply and demand, as well as transportation costs, on commodity prices.