MCG is offering Free Delayed Pricing on Wheat, Soybeans & Corn delivered in July to Argyle or Alvarado. Basis or cash price needs to be set by August 15th.
Call with questions.
Argyle: Accepting corn, wheat and soybeans. Alvarado: Accepting wheat and soybeans, call for barley.
MCG Staffing Changes Jordan Sinclair has been promoted to Grain Origination Manager. Jordan will relocate to the Argyle office and will lead our grain merchandising team, mostly for our Argyle area, but also assisting with the Alvarado area.
Kevin Johnson has been promoted to Agronomy Manager at our Alvarado location and will be overseeing chemical, fertilizer and seed-sales & operations.
Will Kusler has been promoted to Location Manager-Alvarado. Will has relocated to Alvarado and will be leading our entire Alvarado team including Grain and Agronomy. Will’s role will also include grain merchandising for the Alvarado location.
Office & Truck Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm Weekend: Closed
Old & New Crop Protein Scales: +5 per 1/5 above 14.0, +10 bonus at 15.0; -8 per 1/5 below 14.0 to 11.5, Max Discount 100 cents (11.5 pro)
Due to weather conditions, we are seeing some scab and VOM in this years wheat harvest. Wheat we find a high amount of scab in, we will be sending in for VOM testing. We will be running a composite sample per customer per day of all loads with damage. There is no discount up to 2.0 ppm (parts per million). We will try to be as fair as possible but there will be discounts above 2.0 ppm. Please call if you think or know you have scab and we can help make a plan to market it and minimize your discounts.
IView & Portal
We have added IView for our customer's to have the ability to view their account information 24 hours a day! You will be able to log on to our secure site and view all your statements, contracts, settlements and print scale tickets. Click the green IView icon on the top right portion of your screen to register or call the elevator We also now offer DTN Portal to help you manage your cash and futures offers. Call if you are interested in either one and we can help get you started.
Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans Approved
Roundup Ready 2 Xtend variety soybeans have been approved for export and we can accept them. Markit County Grain, LLC will not accept grains, oilseeds or wheat containing transgenic events not approved for U.S export markets; such markets to include Canada, China, South Korea, the European Union, Japan and Mexico.
Standard Delayed Pricing Program
Bushels delivered between the 1st and 15th must have basis set by the 20th.
Bushels delivered between the 16th and month-end must have basis set by the 5th of the following month.
For example, bushels delivered on July 10th must have basis set by July 20th. Bushels delivered on July 22nd must have basis set by August 5th.
If the 20th or 5th falls on a weekend or holiday, basis must be set by the following business day. If you have any questions, please call.
Low yields and fewer acres are expected as scouts fan out across the
Northern Plains next week to examine the spring wheat and durum crop.
See DTN Ag News. BSpring Wheat Tour Preview...
The disease is in the Midwest in plenty of time to do economic damage
to cornfields, particularly late-planted ones.
See DTN Ag News. :^Rust on the Move...
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted unanimously to
advance a funding bill for USDA that would boost farm programs for both cotton
and dairy producers.
See DTN Ag News. BAid Boosts for Cotton, Dairy...
The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works announced
Thursday evening it would not take action before the August recess on a bill to
allow year-round sales of E15.
See DTN Ag News. 7^E15 Bill Stalled...
Storms started moving through parts of North and South Dakota earlier
this week, but farmers and ranchers say wheat and corn crops are already lost
and the hay situation for livestock is critical.
See DTN Ag News. 4^Drought in the Dakotas...