Grain

Working with River Valley Cooperative

If you’re going to take full advantage of high grain prices, it helps to have a partner who can help you navigate today’s volatile grain markets.

Count on River Valley Cooperative for basis contracts, minimum price contracts, hedge-to-arrive contracts, price-later contracts, priced-forward contracts, deferred payment contracts, direct deposit of grain checks, grain hauling services, and grain market insights.

River Valley Cooperative provides two grain delivery options for marketing your grain, including:

  • More than 40 million bushels of licensed storage space between our 11 facilities in Iowa and 9 in Illinois. These include our feed milling facilities at Galva and Sunbury utilize 40,000 bushels of corn per day.
  • A direct-ship program that allows you to ship grain to local terminals. Bushels can be delivered to a number of delivery points through different freight options. The same marketing options that are available for grain hauled into our elevators are also available on direct-ship bushels. We offer multiple delivery points and can price the grain either delivered or as farm pick-up.
  • If you’re going to take full advantage of high grain prices, it helps to have a partner who can help you navigate today’s volatile grain markets.
2022 HARVEST INFORMATION
General Grain Policies
Storage/Price Later Program
Moisture Schedules


ACH Authorization Form

Grain Bids


Change Location
CORN- IA  
Delivery Date Futures Price Futures Month Basis Cash Price Futures Change
Oct
677'4s
@C2Z -0.5500 6.2250 09/30/2022 1:19:00 PM CST
 8'0
Nov
677'4s
@C2Z -0.1800 6.5950 09/30/2022 1:19:00 PM CST
 8'0
Dec
677'4s
@C2Z -0.0500 6.7250 09/30/2022 1:19:00 PM CST
 8'0
 
SOYBEANS- IA  
Delivery Date Futures Price Futures Month Basis Cash Price Futures Change
Oct
1364'6s
@S2X -0.4500 13.1975 09/30/2022 1:19:00 PM CST
 -46'0
Nov
1364'6s
@S2X -0.1000 13.5475 09/30/2022 1:19:00 PM CST
 -46'0

Futures

Symbol Last Open Close High Low Change
CORN
Dec '22 @C2Z 6.7750 6.6950 6.7750 6.9625 6.6925 0.0800
Mar '23 @C3H 6.8400 6.7600 6.8400 7.0200 6.7575 0.0800
May '23 @C3K 6.8450 6.7750 6.8450 7.0225 6.7725 0.0700
SOYBEANS
Nov '22 @S2X 13.6475 14.1050 13.6475 14.2575 13.6325 -0.4600
Jan '23 @S3F 13.7550 14.2025 13.7550 14.3500 13.7425 -0.4500
Mar '23 @S3H 13.8325 14.2450 13.8325 14.3925 13.8225 -0.4150
SOYBEAN MEAL
Oct '22 @SM2V 403.2 409.0 403.2 415.0 402.1 -5.9
Dec '22 @SM2Z 403.0 407.3 403.0 414.0 402.4 -4.2
Jan '23 @SM3F 401.3 405.2 401.3 412.1 400.9 -3.7
WHEAT
Dec '22 @W2Z 9.2150 8.9975 9.2150 9.4575 8.9275 0.2525
Mar '23 @W3H 9.3200 9.1025 9.3200 9.5400 9.0500 0.2400
LIVE CATTLE
Oct '22 @LE2V 143.275 144.125 143.275 144.500 143.225 -0.850
Dec '22 @LE2Z 147.050 147.800 147.050 148.375 146.800 -0.725
LEAN HOGS
Oct '22 @HE2V 89.225 90.225 89.225 90.400 88.850 -0.225
Dec '22 @HE2Z 76.225 77.125 76.225 77.200 75.775 0.500
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River Valley Cooperative's MarketEdge Program 

Our program is designed to provide grain producers flexible pricing programs and delivery options based on the needs of your farming operation. Utilize futures and basis contracting to support pricing opportunities on grain marketing.  

We offer transportation and logistics support for timely and cost effective delivery to market.  In addition, utilize technology services aimed to improve the communication, execution and recordkeeping of your grain marketing supported by your Grain Marketing Team.  

    Communication
    • Receive emailed grain comments every morning and afternoon
    • Receive updates on government report data and market implications
    • Receive marketing bulletins and strategies

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    Technology
    • River Valley Cooperative mobile-friendly website ­– rivervalleycoop.com
    • Sign up for direct deposit of grain settlements 
    • Receive contracts electronically and access to other customized reports
    • Sign up for text alerts via your mobile phone
    • Leave a price offer or sell grain electronically through the River Valley Cooperative/DTN Offer Portal and market grain 24 hours a day

NEW! Try our Equivalent Price Calculator Tool. Plug in your data into the shaded boxes on the downloadable spreadsheet to see the price equivalent on your crops.

    Marketing
    • 24-hour marketing capabilities
    • First access to HTA contracting, basis programs and other marketing opportunities
    • Best market pricing
    • Delivery options including farm pick-up programs

Working with River Valley Cooperative

You'll enjoy working River Valley Cooperative because our originators are committed to making grain processes as easy and efficient as possible. 
 

  • Full-time team of merchandsiers and grain buyers
  • Full-time logistics team handling trucking, rail and more
  • Robust quality assurance program to ensure grain meets standards



River Valley Cooperative Grain Contacts

For more information on any of our grain services, contact River Valley Cooperative’s grain marketing team:
 

Iowa Grain Team

Allison Ryan - Ryan - Grain Originator
563-932-2101 (Office)

Bridgett Wildermuth - Mt Joy - Transportation & Grain Originator
563-285-1719 (Office)

Caleb Kaufmann - Sunbury - Grain Originator
563-770-5243 (Office)

Kale Petersen - Mt  Joy - Regional Sales Manager
563-285-1736 (Office)

Kurt Kramer - Mt Joy - Grain Originator
563-285-1712 (Office)

Mike Moellenbeck - Mt Joy - Vice President, Grain Business Unit
563-285-1720 (Office)
 
Phil Knuth - Martelle - Grain Originator
319-482-3101 (Office)

Illinois Grain Team

Alissa Cotton - Cambridge - Grain Originator
309-937-2435 (Office)

Brock Schmitt - Bradford - Grain Originator
309-897-8377 (Office)

Cody Forde - Galva - Grain Originator
309-714-9286 (Office)

Dean Sweenie - Manlius - Director of Grain
815-445-2311 (Office)

Hal Clark - Cambridge - Grain Originator
309-937-2435 (Office)

Marcia Hix - Manlius - Grain Originator
815-445-2311 (Office)

Michelle Cooney - Manlius - Grain Originator
309-714-1154 (Office)

Sam Lowers - Manlius - Regional Sales Manager
815-445-2311 (Office)

Sara Yerkey - Cambridge - Grain Originator
309-937-2435 (Office)