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Retirement Announcement

Jeff Spence, Vice President of Grain, has announced his impending retirement, effective August 19, 2021. Spence has served as the Vice President of Crystal Valley’s Grain Division since 2007, and his cooperative experience spans more than 42 years.
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Trimont Wood Elevator Demolition

Beginning on Monday, March 22, the demolition of the wood elevator in Trimont will start in preparation for the new feed mill project.  The office has moved to the Schofield building temporarily.
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Grain Market Update - January 2021

Corn bulls had gas thrown on the fire Tuesday as the USDA released a very bullish crop production report. The big market driver was a 3.8 bu cut in final yield from the November report; this was the biggest Nov - Jan cut in yield ever!  Kyle Leary - Grain Marketer
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Grain Market Update - December 2020

We are 2 weeks away from the highly anticipated January USDA report where they will give us the final yield number and update quarterly stocks. Trade is expecting the stocks numbers to be bullish. For almost 6 weeks straight we saw export sales of beans and domestic demand is staying strong as crush margins remain good. Ethanol is the big question on the corn side- negative ethanol margins for Q1 2021 have processors contemplating if the plants should stay running or shut down for a period of time. The rail market for corn remains strong and Crystal Valley has a record number of trains on the books for this fiscal year. Megan Tusa - Grain Marketer
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