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
History Dec
645'0
@C3H -0.1800 6.2700 12/09/2022 3:55:00 AM CST
 2'4
History March
645'0
@C3H -0.1600 6.2900 12/09/2022 3:55:00 AM CST
 2'4
History Apr
646'6
@C3K -0.0300 6.4375 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 2'4
History May
646'6
@C3K -0.0500 6.4175 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 2'4
History June
642'0
@C3N 0.0200 6.4400 12/09/2022 3:33:00 AM CST
 1'2
History July
642'0
@C3N 0.0200 6.4400 12/09/2022 3:33:00 AM CST
 1'2
History Oct
596'0
@C3Z -0.3000 5.6600 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 1'4
History Nov
596'0
@C3Z -0.2500 5.7100 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 1'4
 
SOYBEANS- IA  
Delivery Date Futures Price Futures Month Basis Cash Price Futures Change
History March
1497'0
@S3H -0.2500 14.7200 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 6'6
History Apr
1502'4
@S3K -0.0300 14.9950 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 6'6
History May
1502'4
@S3K -0.0400 14.9850 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 6'6
History June
1503'2
@S3N -0.0300 15.0025 12/09/2022 3:54:00 AM CST
 4'4
History July
1503'2
@S3N -0.0500 14.9825 12/09/2022 3:54:00 AM CST
 4'4
History Oct
1399'0
@S3X -0.3000 13.6900 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 1'2
History Nov
1399'0
@S3X -0.2000 13.7900 12/09/2022 3:57:00 AM CST
 1'2

Futures

Symbol Last Open Close High Low Change
CORN
Dec '22 @C2Z 6.3300 6.3150 6.3200 6.3300 6.3150 0.0100
Mar '23 @C3H 6.4500 6.4250 6.4500 6.4200 0.0250
May '23 @C3K 6.4675 6.4450 6.4675 6.4400 0.0250
SOYBEANS
Jan '23 @S3F 14.9250 14.8425 14.9275 14.8375 0.0625
Mar '23 @S3H 14.9700 14.8825 14.9725 14.8800 0.0675
May '23 @S3K 15.0250 14.9350 15.0250 14.9325 0.0675
SOYBEAN MEAL
Dec '22 @SM2Z 469.3 462.0 469.3 472.6 462.0 7.1
Jan '23 @SM3F 469.0 465.9 469.4 464.7 2.6
Mar '23 @SM3H 464.6 461.4 464.8 460.0 2.2
WHEAT
Dec '22 @W2Z 7.2425 7.2100 7.2425 7.2675 7.2100 -0.0275
Mar '23 @W3H 7.5125 7.4975 7.5250 7.4625 0.0500
LIVE CATTLE
Dec '22 @LE2Z 152.425 152.250 152.425 152.550 152.000 0.500
Feb '23 @LE3G 153.925 154.000 153.925 154.275 153.375 0.375
LEAN HOGS
Dec '22 @HE2Z 82.000 82.100 82.000 82.100 81.500 -0.375
Feb '23 @HE3G 84.700 85.625 84.700 85.900 83.100 -1.950
DTN Click here for info on Exchange delays.

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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

CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE

    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)

Taylor Bensenberg - Mt Joy - Grain Originator
563-285-1737 (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)

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

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

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