Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Tue Nov 19, 2013 08:42 AM CST

Cash Corn Market Developments

The DTN National Corn Index (NCI.X) is the national average cash price for corn, calculated at the end of each business day using cash bids from almost 3,000 different locations. This has been going on for many years, giving us a good way of tracking developments and milestones in the cash market, as well as keeping an eye on basis and possible market bubbles.

DTN has a team of callers that come in each day to collect these bids after the futures markets close, with the results tabulated and released by early evening. Monday's efforts resulted ...

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