Tama Benton Cooperative Announcements

All 3 locations plan to be open Saturday at 8 AM 

HARVEST GRAIN DELIVERY HOURS WILL DEPEND ON ACTIVITY AND WEATHER. PLEASE CONTACT THE ELEVATOR IN THE LATE AFTERNOON TO CONFIRM HOW LATE THEY PLAN TO BE OPEN. LEAVE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION SO THE SCALE OPERATOR MAY CONTACT YOU. OUR PHONE NUMBERS ARE LISTED ON THIS PAGE FOR EACH OF OUR LOCATIONS. THANK YOU, WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS.    

 

Our 2016 Harvest Grain Policy is now posted. In review, it's basically the same as last year with the exception of a slight increase in storage rates on grain delivered after January 1st. Due to the low cost of propane and natural gas our grain drying and moisture discounts will remain at reduced rates.

During harvest we plan to do our best in accommodating incoming grain at all 3 of our locations. If there's something you need please feel free to contact us.    

 

Grain Comments - Charles

   Grains are trading higher Thursday morning with Dec corn futures up 2 cents at $3.31 and November soybean futures up 7 cents at $9.53. Weekly export sales were excellent on soybeans at 59.5 million bushels, well above trade expectations in the Mid 40's. Weekly corn sales were disappointing at 22.2 versus the trade range estimate of 30-37 million bushels. The big corn sale to Mexico this week will show up in next weeks USDA sales report. Year to date soybean export sales are 960 million compared to 757 million last year. Corn is at 730 million versus 414 a year ago. Soybean harvest is rolling along in the central grain belt with all areas reporting excellent yields. Farmers are selling which is driving the harvest basis values lower. Cedar Rapids has dropped basis 25 cents just in the past few days as have other areas of the country.               

     

 

  DTN Grain Offer System

We have implemented a grain pricing offer system on corn and soybeans which is both free and easy. You can select a target price above the market and we'll place that offer into the DTN on-line system which will work 24/7. When your offer hits we'll call you to see how you'd like to select payment. Orders must be placed in 1000 bushel increments. Please contact Charles, Katie or Rita in the Dysart office at 319-476-3666. 

 

  Ally Seed LLC  

Ally Seed LLC is a joint venture with Tama-Benton Cooperative and the ECI Cooperative in Hudson, IA. Ally Seed LLC carries a solid line of Asgrow/Dekalb and Monsanto Seed Varities. Contact our Sales Representative Ryan Ruzicka at 319-239-8854 or email at rruzicka@allyseed.com  

 

                 

"WE HELP FARMERS GROW"

 Agronomy Sales - Contact Jamie Pokorny, Jake Bauer, Bob Hermsen or Barney Hopper in our sales division for chemical, fertilzer prices and recommendations.  

 

Dysart Office

319-476-3666

800-397-9151

Hours 

8-5:00

 

Clutier Office

319-479-2242

Hours

8-5:00

 

Vinton Office

319-472-4791

800-246-4791

Hours

8-5:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 HIGH WATER EXPECTED in CEDAR RAPIDS

CR PROCESSOR HOURS  SEPT 30th

ADM  5-3

PENFORD CLOSED

CARGILL STARCH CLOSED

CARGILL BEANS  7-7 

THESE HOURS ARE POSTED FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

BE PREPARED FOR EARLY CLOSING WITHOUT NOTICE DUE TO WEATHER, FLOODING, OR DOWNTIME.
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To Better Track Your Loads, Please Remember To Call In Your Direct Ship Delivery Info To Dysart. Thanks
 

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Dysart, Iowa (52224)

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