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Northern Crops Marketing and Investments, Ltd. (NCMI) is a full service commodity brokerage firm located at 4551 South Washington Street, Suite I #4, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, the heart of North America's agriculture production area. We specialize in agricultural risk management and marketing strategies. We also trade through R. J. O'Brien & Associates, our clearinghouse.  

NCMI's primary objective is to help clients spread, transfer, and limit risk. We utilize futures and options, along with cash contracts, to hedge. Basis, premiums, and discounts are also monitored closely. We have a variety of clientele across the United States and agri-business contacts worldwide.

Our goal is to combine our experience with the latest technology to provide quality, personal service. NCMI is committed to directly communicating with clients on a regular basis to establish and execute a marketing plan.


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Temp: 66oF Feels Like: 64oF
Humid: 34% Dew Pt: 37oF
Barom: 30.03 Wind Dir: S
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 10 mph
Sunrise: 8:04 Sunset: 6:36
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DTN Weather Summary
Tuesday Will Continue Mostly Dry
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Rain showers continued in the eastern portion of the Midwest Monday afternoon. Otherwise, conditions were dry in the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairies crop regions. Temperatures ranged from the mid-40s in the northern Great Lakes to the upper 80s in southern Texas. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 2:04PM Mon Oct 20, 2014 CDT

WTO Rules Against US COOL
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:34PM CDT
The World Trade Organization publicly released its latest ruling on the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling law and rule by USDA. The global trade panel found that changes made to COOL in 2013 by USDA actually made livestock trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico more difficult.
Advocating for Biotech Wheat
Monday, October 20, 2014 12:00PM CDT
Wheat scientists and breeders at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue on Friday pushed for more research programs for the crop and stressed that genetic engineering will be needed to grow more wheat in the future. One of the final panel discussions in the weeklong symposium tackled wheat production and rust diseases that plague the crop globally.
Brazil Soy Crop Just 10% Planted
Monday, October 20, 2014 8:55AM CDT
Another week of hot, dry weather means Brazilian soybean planting has fallen further behind schedule.
EPA Questions Neonics
Friday, October 17, 2014 2:55PM CDT
A new EPA review finds neonicotinoid seed treatments are of little or no benefit to U.S. soybean production.

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  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Dec 14) 567'0 -3'6 10/20/14   1:31 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Mar 15) 574'0 -1'2 10/20/14   1:31 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (May 15) 582'6 -1'2 10/20/14   1:31 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Jul 15) 590'6 -0'6 10/20/14   1:31 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Dec 14) 513'6 -2'4 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Mar 15) 526'4 -1'6 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • WHEAT (May 15) 532'4 -2'0 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (Dec 14) 601'2 -0'6 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (Mar 15) 601'4 -0'2 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (May 15) 599'2 0'0 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • CORN (Dec 14) 348'0 0'2 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • CORN (Mar 15) 361'4 0'4 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • CORN (May 15) 370'0 0'4 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Nov 14) 945'4 -7'4 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Jan 15) 953'2 -7'4 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Mar 15) 961'6 -7'6 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • OATS (Dec 14) 351'0 2'6 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • OATS (Mar 15) 339'4 3'2 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • OATS (May 15) 331'0 3'2 10/20/14   1:30 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Oct 14) 167.450 - 0.450 10/20/14   5:09 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Dec 14) 167.975 - 0.050 10/20/14   5:32 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Feb 15) 166.750 - 0.150 10/20/14   5:32 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Dec 14) 88.650 -0.500 10/20/14   5:33 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Feb 15) 86.000 -0.400 10/20/14   5:27 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Apr 15) 86.700 -0.275 10/20/14   5:28 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Oct 14) 240.175 - 0.575 10/20/14   5:19 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Nov 14) 236.825 10/20/14   5:28 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Jan 15) 230.850 - 0.225 10/20/14   5:32 PM CST

Futures
@MW - HARD RED SPRING WHEAT - MGE
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 14 569'4 570'4 562'2 567'0 -3'6 566'6s 04:52P Chart for @MW4Z Options for @MW4Z
Mar 15 575'4 576'2 569'4 574'0 -1'2 574'4s 01:31P Chart for @MW5H Options for @MW5H
May 15 583'0 583'2 577'0 582'6 -1'2 582'2s 03:54P Chart for @MW5K Options for @MW5K
Jul 15 591'2 591'2 585'4 590'6 -0'6 590'4s 05:17P Chart for @MW5N Options for @MW5N
@W - WHEAT - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 14 515'0 515'6 507'2 513'6 -2'4 513'4s 05:16P Chart for @W4Z Options for @W4Z
Mar 15 528'0 528'2 519'6 526'4 -1'6 526'2s 05:04P Chart for @W5H Options for @W5H
May 15 534'4 534'4 526'4 532'4 -2'0 532'4s 05:30P Chart for @W5K Options for @W5K
@KW - HARD RED WINTER WHEAT - KCBT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 14 601'0 602'4 594'4 601'2 -0'6 601'0s 04:58P Chart for @KW4Z Options for @KW4Z
Mar 15 601'6 602'2 595'2 601'4 -0'2 601'4s 05:03P Chart for @KW5H Options for @KW5H
May 15 596'6 599'2 592'0 599'2 0'0 598'4s 03:54P Chart for @KW5K Options for @KW5K
@C - CORN - CBOT
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Dec 14 345'2 349'0 342'0 348'0 0'2 348'2s 05:28P Chart for @C4Z Options for @C4Z
Mar 15 358'6 362'2 355'0 361'4 0'4 361'6s 05:00P Chart for @C5H Options for @C5H
May 15 367'0 371'0 364'0 370'0 0'4 370'4s 04:55P Chart for @C5K Options for @C5K
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Nov 14 950'0 950'6 936'0 945'4 -7'4 944'2s 05:31P Chart for @S4X Options for @S4X
Jan 15 957'4 958'2 943'4 953'2 -7'4 952'2s 05:04P Chart for @S5F Options for @S5F
Mar 15 966'2 966'2 951'6 961'6 -7'6 960'2s 04:45P Chart for @S5H Options for @S5H
@O - OATS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 14 345'6 351'0 341'4 351'0 2'6 350'4s 03:44P Chart for @O4Z Options for @O4Z
Mar 15 331'6 339'4 329'6 339'4 3'2 339'0s 01:30P Chart for @O5H Options for @O5H
May 15 331'0 332'0 331'0 331'0 3'2 331'2s 01:30P Chart for @O5K Options for @O5K
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Oct 14 167.450 167.475 167.450 167.450 - 0.450 167.900 05:32P Chart for @LE4V Options for @LE4V
Dec 14 167.825 168.275 167.675 167.975 - 0.050 168.025 05:33P Chart for @LE4Z Options for @LE4Z
Feb 15 166.700 166.900 166.500 166.750 - 0.150 166.900 05:32P Chart for @LE5G Options for @LE5G
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 14 88.650 88.725 88.575 88.650 -0.500 89.150 05:33P Chart for @HE4Z Options for @HE4Z
Feb 15 86.025 86.050 86.000 86.000 -0.400 86.400 05:33P Chart for @HE5G Options for @HE5G
Apr 15 86.800 86.825 86.675 86.700 -0.275 86.975 05:33P Chart for @HE5J Options for @HE5J
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Oct 14 240.625 240.625 240.175 240.175 - 0.575 240.750 05:32P Chart for @GF4V Options for @GF4V
Nov 14 236.475 236.825 236.100 236.825 236.825 05:33P Chart for @GF4X Options for @GF4X
Jan 15 230.600 230.875 230.600 230.850 - 0.225 231.075 05:33P Chart for @GF5F Options for @GF5F
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HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (@MW4Z)
Exchange:  MGE
Last Trade:  567'0
Change:  -3'6
Bid:  566'0
Ask:  566'0
Today's High:  570'4
Today's Low:  562'2
Volume:  4,243
Open:  569'4
Settle:  566'6s
Prev:  570'4
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Updated:  Oct-20-2014
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Delay Time:  10 Minutes


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