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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: 26oF Feels Like: 14oF
Humid: 97% Dew Pt: 25oF
Barom: 29.69 Wind Dir: NNE
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  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Dec 16) 537'4 -5'4 12/5/16   1:33 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Mar 17) 535'4 0'6 12/5/16   10:45 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (May 17) 538'4 0'2 12/5/16   10:44 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Jul 17) 542'0 -1'4 12/5/16   1:33 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Dec 16) 391'0 1'6 12/5/16   1:15 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Mar 17) 408'6 0'4 12/5/16   11:36 PM CST
  • WHEAT (May 17) 420'4 0'2 12/5/16   11:04 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (Dec 16) 390'4 0'2 12/5/16   1:17 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (Mar 17) 410'0 1'4 12/5/16   10:54 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (May 17) 421'4 1'0 12/5/16   8:40 PM CST
  • CORN (Dec 16) 349'0 -0'4 12/5/16   11:34 PM CST
  • CORN (Mar 17) 358'4 -0'6 12/5/16   11:35 PM CST
  • CORN (May 17) 365'2 -1'0 12/5/16   11:34 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Jan 17) 1044'0 0'4 12/5/16   11:36 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Mar 17) 1054'0 0'6 12/5/16   11:37 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (May 17) 1060'4 0'6 12/5/16   11:36 PM CST
  • OATS (Dec 16) 204'0 -1'0 12/5/16   1:17 PM CST
  • OATS (Mar 17) 213'2 0'0 12/5/16   10:15 PM CST
  • OATS (May 17) 217'4 -1'0 12/5/16   1:19 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Dec 16) 108.075 - 0.400 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Feb 17) 109.200 0.100 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Apr 17) 109.175 - 0.075 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Dec 16) 51.650 0.750 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Feb 17) 54.900 0.775 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Apr 17) 61.250 0.975 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Jan 17) 124.700 - 0.275 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Mar 17) 121.575 - 0.150 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Apr 17) 121.275 - 0.175 12/5/16   1:04 PM CST

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@MW - HARD RED SPRING WHEAT - MGE
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 16 541'0 542'0 537'4 537'4 -5'4 537'4s 11:34P Chart for @MW6Z Options for @MW6Z
Mar 17 534'6 535'4 534'6 535'4 0'6 534'6 11:04P Chart for @MW7H Options for @MW7H
May 17 538'4 538'4 538'4 538'4 0'2 538'2 11:04P Chart for @MW7K Options for @MW7K
Jul 17 542'0 543'2 541'4 542'0 -1'4 541'2s 11:24P Chart for @MW7N Options for @MW7N
@W - WHEAT - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 16 389'6 394'0 389'2 391'0 1'6 389'2s 11:04P Chart for @W6Z Options for @W6Z
Mar 17 408'4 409'6 407'2 408'6 0'4 408'2 11:37P Chart for @W7H Options for @W7H
May 17 420'0 421'2 419'0 420'4 0'2 420'2 11:37P Chart for @W7K Options for @W7K
@KW - HARD RED WINTER WHEAT - KCBT
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Dec 16 390'6 392'0 390'4 390'4 0'2 390'2s 11:31P Chart for @KW6Z Options for @KW6Z
Mar 17 409'6 410'0 409'2 410'0 1'4 408'4 11:36P Chart for @KW7H Options for @KW7H
May 17 421'4 421'4 421'4 421'4 1'0 420'4 11:36P Chart for @KW7K Options for @KW7K
@C - CORN - CBOT
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Dec 16 348'2 349'0 348'2 349'0 -0'4 349'4 11:35P Chart for @C6Z Options for @C6Z
Mar 17 358'0 359'0 357'4 358'4 -0'6 359'2 11:36P Chart for @C7H Options for @C7H
May 17 364'6 365'4 364'2 365'2 -1'0 366'2 11:36P Chart for @C7K Options for @C7K
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jan 17 1042'4 1046'4 1039'0 1044'0 0'4 1043'4 11:36P Chart for @S7F Options for @S7F
Mar 17 1052'4 1056'0 1048'4 1054'0 0'6 1053'2 11:37P Chart for @S7H Options for @S7H
May 17 1058'6 1062'6 1056'2 1060'4 0'6 1059'6 11:37P Chart for @S7K Options for @S7K
@O - OATS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 16 203'4 204'0 203'4 204'0 -1'0 199'2s 10:15P Chart for @O6Z Options for @O6Z
Mar 17 213'2 214'0 213'2 213'2 0'0 213'2 10:15P Chart for @O7H Options for @O7H
May 17 221'0 222'0 216'4 217'4 -1'0 217'4s 10:15P Chart for @O7K Options for @O7K
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 16 108.350 108.475 107.400 108.075 - 0.400 107.825s 04:08P Chart for @LE6Z Options for @LE6Z
Feb 17 108.825 109.800 108.175 109.200 0.100 108.975s 04:08P Chart for @LE7G Options for @LE7G
Apr 17 108.975 109.800 108.500 109.175 - 0.075 108.975s 04:08P Chart for @LE7J Options for @LE7J
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Dec 16 51.200 51.900 51.150 51.650 0.750 51.500s 04:08P Chart for @HE6Z Options for @HE6Z
Feb 17 54.500 55.125 54.250 54.900 0.775 54.800s 04:08P Chart for @HE7G Options for @HE7G
Apr 17 60.500 61.375 60.450 61.250 0.975 61.125s 04:08P Chart for @HE7J Options for @HE7J
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jan 17 124.775 125.500 124.025 124.700 - 0.275 124.325s 04:06P Chart for @GF7F Options for @GF7F
Mar 17 121.400 122.325 120.875 121.575 - 0.150 121.375s 04:06P Chart for @GF7H Options for @GF7H
Apr 17 121.100 121.900 120.575 121.275 - 0.175 121.075s 04:06P Chart for @GF7J Options for @GF7J
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HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (@MW6Z)
Exchange:  MGE
Last Trade:  537'4
Change:  -5'4
Bid:  535'4
Ask:  540'2
Today's High:  542'0
Today's Low:  537'4
Volume:  458
Open:  541'0
Settle:  537'4s
Prev:  543'0
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Updated:  Dec-05-2016
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In 1931 the use of carbon dioxide was tested as method to retard produce decay; eventually led to method for protecting fruits in transit


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