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Northern Crops Marketing and Investments, Ltd. (NCMI) is a full service commodity brokerage firm located at 142 Christian Drive 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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Langdon, ND
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Temp: 50oF Feels Like: 44oF
Humid: 82% Dew Pt: 45oF
Barom: 29.9 Wind Dir: SW
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 16 mph
Sunrise: 5:46 Sunset: 9:14
As reported at Roberston Field, ND at 8:00 AM
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DTN Weather Summary
More Systems Moving Through This Weekend
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

A system will move through the Northern and Central Plains and Upper Midwest this weekend and across the Corn Belt next week. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 12:29PM Fri May 17, 2024 CDT

View From the Cab
Sunday, May 19, 2024 4:55AM CDT
Planting delays start to add up as the calendar rolls past mid-May. This week View From the Cab farmers talk about planting progress.
Top 5 Things to Watch
Sunday, May 19, 2024 4:50AM CDT
The week of May 19 we'll be summarizing the 2024 hard red winter wheat tour, keeping a close eye on the continuing spread of bird flu in dairy herds and watching another active weather pattern move across the central Corn Belt.
2024 Hard Winter Wheat Tour Recap
Friday, May 17, 2024 5:12PM CDT
Overall, after scouting 449 fields across Kansas this week -- and some into neighboring Nebraska and Oklahoma -- the total weighted average yield for the 2024 hard winter wheat tour was estimated at 46.5 bushels per acre, a 55% increase from 2023 and the fourth-best predicted average in the past decade.
Manage Effects of Solar Storms
Friday, May 17, 2024 3:16PM CDT
The GPS-battering solar storm that interrupted planting 2024 last weekend may soon return. But if farmers watch for alerts, there are things they can do to manage its impact.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024 3:00PM CDT
Treasury Department officials on Tuesday released the rules for the first round of sustainable aviation fuel tax credits. To qualify, biofuel producers will have to show they can have at least 50% lower emissions than petroleum-based jet fuel.


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  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Jul 24) 711'6 -9'2 5/17/24   1:30 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Sep 24) 721'2 -8'6 5/17/24   1:30 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Dec 24) 736'0 -8'6 5/17/24   1:30 PM CST
  • HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (Mar 25) 749'6 -8'2 5/17/24   1:30 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Jul 24) 650'4 -12'0 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Sep 24) 671'0 -11'4 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Dec 24) 695'4 -10'4 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (Jul 24) 660'6 -11'4 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (Sep 24) 674'6 -11'4 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • HARD RED WINTER WHEAT (Dec 24) 696'0 -11'0 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • CORN (Jul 24) 452'6 -4'4 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • CORN (Sep 24) 463'0 -5'2 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • CORN (Dec 24) 477'2 -5'2 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Jul 24) 1227'2 11'6 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Aug 24) 1224'2 8'4 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Sep 24) 1204'4 4'4 5/17/24   1:19 PM CST
  • OATS (Jul 24) 365'6 -21'0 5/17/24   1:18 PM CST
  • OATS (Sep 24) 364'2 -21'2 5/17/24   1:15 PM CST
  • OATS (Dec 24) 365'4 -16'0 5/17/24   1:15 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Jun 24) 180.900 2.025 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Aug 24) 178.850 1.675 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Oct 24) 181.725 1.325 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Jun 24) 96.750 -1.875 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Jul 24) 100.125 - 1.575 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Aug 24) 99.550 - 1.325 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (May 24) 246.350 1.875 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Aug 24) 259.525 2.500 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Sep 24) 260.525 2.450 5/17/24   1:04 PM CST

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@MW - HARD RED SPRING WHEAT - MGE
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jul 24 720'0 729'4 710'0 711'6 -9'2 711'4s 07:00A Chart for @MW4N Options for @MW4N
Sep 24 730'0 739'0 721'0 721'2 -8'6 721'4s 07:00A Chart for @MW4U Options for @MW4U
Dec 24 744'6 753'0 736'0 736'0 -8'6 736'0s 07:00A Chart for @MW4Z Options for @MW4Z
Mar 25 756'2 765'4 748'2 749'6 -8'2 748'0s 07:00A Chart for @MW5H Options for @MW5H
@W - WHEAT - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jul 24 662'4 676'4 650'2 650'4 -12'0 651'2s 07:00A Chart for @W4N Options for @W4N
Sep 24 682'6 696'4 670'6 671'0 -11'4 672'0s 07:00A Chart for @W4U Options for @W4U
Dec 24 707'0 719'0 695'4 695'4 -10'4 696'4s 07:00A Chart for @W4Z Options for @W4Z
@KW - HARD RED WINTER WHEAT - KCBT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jul 24 673'2 685'4 660'2 660'6 -11'4 661'6s 07:00A Chart for @KW4N Options for @KW4N
Sep 24 686'6 699'0 674'2 674'6 -11'4 675'4s 07:00A Chart for @KW4U Options for @KW4U
Dec 24 707'2 719'4 695'6 696'0 -11'0 696'6s 07:00A Chart for @KW4Z Options for @KW4Z
@C - CORN - CBOT
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Jul 24 457'2 460'4 451'0 452'6 -4'4 452'4s 07:00A Chart for @C4N Options for @C4N
Sep 24 468'0 471'2 462'0 463'0 -5'2 462'4s 07:00A Chart for @C4U Options for @C4U
Dec 24 482'0 485'2 476'2 477'2 -5'2 476'4s 07:00A Chart for @C4Z Options for @C4Z
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
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Jul 24 1216'4 1231'2 1215'2 1227'2 11'6 1228'0s 07:00A Chart for @S4N Options for @S4N
Aug 24 1217'0 1230'0 1216'0 1224'2 8'4 1225'2s 07:00A Chart for @S4Q Options for @S4Q
Sep 24 1201'0 1212'4 1200'2 1204'4 4'4 1205'2s 07:00A Chart for @S4U Options for @S4U
@O - OATS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jul 24 384'4 387'6 365'0 365'6 -21'0 365'0s 07:00A Chart for @O4N Options for @O4N
Sep 24 383'2 385'0 363'2 364'2 -21'2 363'4s 05/17 Chart for @O4U Options for @O4U
Dec 24 384'4 384'4 363'0 365'4 -16'0 365'0s 05/17 Chart for @O4Z Options for @O4Z
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jun 24 179.500 181.200 179.200 180.900 2.025 181.050s 07:00A Chart for @LE4M Options for @LE4M
Aug 24 177.800 179.125 177.275 178.850 1.675 179.050s 07:00A Chart for @LE4Q Options for @LE4Q
Oct 24 180.950 181.975 180.600 181.725 1.325 181.950s 07:00A Chart for @LE4V Options for @LE4V
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jun 24 98.250 98.250 96.175 96.750 -1.875 96.500s 07:00A Chart for @HE4M Options for @HE4M
Jul 24 101.750 101.750 99.625 100.125 - 1.575 100.050s 07:00A Chart for @HE4N Options for @HE4N
Aug 24 100.800 100.800 99.025 99.550 - 1.325 99.475s 07:00A Chart for @HE4Q Options for @HE4Q
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 24 245.000 246.775 244.775 246.350 1.875 246.725s 07:00A Chart for @GF4K Options for @GF4K
Aug 24 257.775 260.125 257.175 259.525 2.500 259.850s 07:00A Chart for @GF4Q Options for @GF4Q
Sep 24 258.775 261.100 258.275 260.525 2.450 260.850s 07:00A Chart for @GF4U Options for @GF4U
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HARD RED SPRING WHEAT (@MW4N)
Exchange:  MGE
Last Trade:  711'6
Change:  -9'2
Bid:  711'0
Ask:  719'6
Today's High:  729'4
Today's Low:  710'0
Volume:  4,656
Open:  720'0
Settle:  711'4s
Prev:  720'6
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Updated:  May-17-2024
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