Our Mission

Valley Springs Farmers Coop's mission is to serve the best quality, most efficeint agricultural services in South Dakota. Our team of professional staff hold trustworthy core values that will meet the changing needs and desires of our farmers. We strive to produce high quality products while respecting and protecting South Dakota's environment.

Cash Bids
Notes Basis Month Futures Price Basis Cash Price Futures Change
Quotes are delayed, as of June 14, 2024, 05:13:56 AM CDT or prior.
All grain prices are subject to change at any time.
Cash bids are based on 10-minute delayed futures prices, unless otherwise noted.

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Ag Market Commentary
Cotton Mixed on Thursday, Strong Dollar Creates Friction
The cotton spreads reversed a little on Thursday, with new crop gaining on old crop for a change. Net changes were -39 to up 15 points. The US Dollar Index was back up 595 points on the day, after some cooler PPI data from this morning. Treasuries rallied and interest...
Soybeans Up Double Digits on Thursday, CONAB Lowers Estimate
Soybeans put up some double digit gains on Thursday, buoyed by soybean meal. Overall, futures were up 6 to 14 ½ cents for the day. Soymeal futures were up $2.70 to $8.10, led by July. Soy Oil futures settled 7 to 8 points higher in the nearby contracts. USDA announced...
Wheat Futures Mixed on Thursday on Light USDA Export Sales Numbers
Chicago wheat futures saw a little bull spreading, with the front three months settling higher on Thursday. The back months, and all deliveries for KC and MGE were in the red. HRW continues to be the weak spot, which USDA’s higher production number on Wednesday did not help. KC contracts...
Cattle Board Works Higher Despite Soft Export Interest
Live cattle futures were higher on Thursday. The CME shows net changes for the day of +$.50 to +$1.17. Cash trade activity has been quiet, with a few bids at $185 reported in KS and $193 in NE. Feeder cattle futures were hindered by higher feed costs, settling 5 to...
Corn Prices Up on Corn Belt Weather Concerns, Decent Export Sales
Corn prices rallied in somewhat linear fashion after the Export Sales report came out but took baby steps because CONAB raised its Brazilian production number. Net gains for the day were 4 ¼ to 7 ¼ cents. Export Sales were a positive, helping contracts to show 3 to 6 cent...
CME Hogs Struggle with Lower Cash and Cutout Values
Lean hog futures bulls still can’t find their footing. Prices were down $.27 to $1.35 on Thursday. Nearby June was helped by convergence heading into expiration. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 6 cents at $91.38 on June 11. USDA showed the National Base Hog weighted average price at...

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