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Facts & Stats

  • Sorghum is a very drought tolerant crop and is grown on both irrigated and dryland farms.
  • The majority of Arkansas sorghum is exported.

Arkansas Sorghum Records

  • Acres – 1985 at 920,000 acres
  • Production – 1985 at 66.2 million bu
  • Yield – 2013 at 102 bu/acre

Arkansas Sorghum Facts

  2015 5 Year Average
Acres 430,000 189,000
Production * (bushels) 43,000,000 17,199,000
Yield (bushels/acre) 100 91
Price** ($/bu) $4.00 $5.13
Value of Crop $172 Million $87 Million
*  - bushel = 58 lbs
** - 2015 price is a conservative estimate
 
 
 

Futures

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Wheat CBOT Mar '17 438'2 437'0
Corn CBOT Mar '17 365'6 366'2
Soybeans CBOT Mar '17 1012'2 1015'0
Rice CBOT Mar '17 9450 9370
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Weather

  Fri Sat Sun
Partly Cloudy Clear Rain
Temp 68°/48° 54°/34° 59°/31°
Feels Like 68°/42° 54°/26° 59°/26°
Humidity 57% 40% 51%
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Elevator bids

 
BRUCE OAKLEY COMPANY in NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Corn Feb 3.60 Feb 23 17
Soybeans Feb 10.00 Feb 23 17
 
BUNGE in SHERRILL, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Corn Feb 3.69 Feb 23 17
Soybeans Feb 10.08 Feb 23 17
 
JBS LIVE PORK LLC in LONDON, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Corn Feb 4.06 Feb 23 17
Corn Mar 4.06 Feb 23 17
 
FARMERS SUPPLY in AUBREY, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Corn Feb 3.75 Feb 23 17
Corn Mar 3.74 Feb 23 17
 
BRUCE OAKLEY COMPANY-PENDLETON in DUMAS, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Corn Feb 3.60 Feb 23 17
Soybeans Feb 10.00 Feb 23 17
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