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Corn Price Indexes

Sun, Apr 18th, 2021

corn Price Indexes by State

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cmdty Corn Price Index Family

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The cmdty Corn Price Index family is a series of volume weighted indexes and price assessments that represent fair value pricing for physical Corn across the United States. The indexes are calculated on a continuous basis and use a sophisticated – but transparent - weighting process to ensure prices are objective and reflective of underlying market economics.

Calculated at the County, Crop Reporting District, State, Regional, and National level – from prices contributed by over 4,000 grain buying locations – there are over 800 different front-month indexes. With forward curves going out twelve months for each index area there are over 10,000 objective prices for Corn calculated each day. Historical information is available through to the start of 2014.

Major growing zones are divided among the following regions:

  • Eastern – Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin
  • Western – Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, N. Dakota, S. Dakota
  • Delta – Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee

The indexes are powered by best-in-class grain prices from the cmdty by Barchart product line. Additional prices, including basis values and forward curve information, are available exclusively to subscribers of cmdtyView® - the leading platform for commodity trading – or other data products available through cmdty.

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cmdty Corn Price Indexes

cmdty Insider - Corn Futures Market News and Commentary

Corn futures closed the last trading day of the week with losses. May futures ended the Friday session 4 1/2 cents in the red, which limited the week’s gain to 8 1/4 cents. The other front months closed UNCH to 3 cents weaker.

The weekly CoT report showed managed money was 401,993 contracts net long in corn as of 4/13. That came after a 15,860 contract spec buying program through the week, pushing their long position to the largest since the week of 01/18 of 2011. Their net position was also the most net long since then. Commercials provided the sell paper, adding 45,492 new shorts on the week leaving them 735,606 contracts net short. 

May 21 Corn  closed at $5.85 1/2, down 4 1/2 cents,

Jul 21 Corn  closed at $5.73 3/4, down 3 cents,

Nearby Cash was $5.75 2/3, down 4 1/4 cents,

Dec 21 Corn  closed at $5.12 1/4, unch,

New Crop Cash was $4.84 1/1, down 0 cent,


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