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Valley Spring Farmers Co-op is ready for all your grain drying, storage, and marketing needs. To get the latest bid information, contact one of our grain marketers today.

As a major buyer and trader of grains, we strive to make it as convenient as possible to market your grain, and we are committed to doing business with integrity and building long-term partnerships.

Grain Policies for 2023


Moisture                                       Shrink of 1.5% per point over 15%

                                                         Drying of $0.05 per point of 15%

Test Weight                                 -$0.02 per pound between 53.9#-52.1#

                                                         -$0.03 per pound between 52#-51.1#

                                                         -$0.04 per pound 51# and below

Damage                                         -$0.03 per point from 5.1% to 7.5%

                                                         -$0.04 per point from 7.6% to 10%

FM                                                   -$0.03 per percent from 3.1% to 4%

                                                         -$0.06 per percent from 4.1% to 5%

                                                         -$0.09 per percent from 5.1% to 6%

Price Later                                 $0.06 monthly, pro-rated daily. NO MINIMUM

Grain Bank                                 First 30 days, FREE

                                                      $0.055 monthly, pro-rated daily. NO MINIMUM

                                                      Will be shrunk down to 14%

                                                       Unprossed grain taken out will be assessed a $0.15 per bushel

                                                      penalty plus storage chage

Custom Drying                                $0.20 per bushel handling fee

                                                       Grain not removed same day will be charged a $0.002 per day

                                                       $0.06 per month

Warehouse                                  Corn will be shrunk to 14%

                                                    .07 storage per month 


Shrink/Moisture                       1.5% per 0.5% from 13.1% to 15%

Cash Price/BU                            3.0% per 0.5% from 15.1% to 17%

                                                        Loads over 15% will be rejected

Test Weight                                -$0.05 per pound from 54# to 53#

                                                        -$0.01 per pound from 52.9# to 52#

FM                                                 Over 1% will be deducted from gross bushels 

Price Later                                 $0.06 monthly, pro-rated daily. NO MINIMUM

Musty                                           $0.05 per bushel

Sour                                               $0.10 per bushel


Warehouse                                 Beans will be shrunk to 13%


Moisture                                    $0.025 over 13%

                                                      Reject at 15%

Test Weight                              -$0.02 per pound 34# to 32.1#

                                                      -$0.04 per pound 32# to 30.1#

                                                      -$0.06 per pound 30# and under

Grain Bank                                 First 30 Days FREE

                                                      -$0.04 monthly, pro-rated daily

                                                      NO MINIMUM

Settlement Policy: All grain delivered will be placed on open storage unless contracted or sold. Every Thursday all grain on open storage that was received the previous week (Sunday- Saturday) will be placed on price later contracts. Priced Later contracts will expire on August 31st. Please allow 24 hours for a check to be written.


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