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The Uniqueness of September Corn
Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Wed Jul 17, 2013 06:14 PM CDT

Recently, a subscriber emailed a question about September corn, wanting to know why it seemed to be trading more like December corn, a new-crop contract, especially given the late planting dates that we saw for corn this year. Since I had just been asking myself the same question a few days earlier, this seemed like a good topic to explore.

Here are the important prices as of the close July 15:

September corn = $5.36 1/4.

December corn = $5.03 1/2.

July corn = $7.01 1/2 (expired July 12).

DTN's National Corn Index = $6.73 (July 12).

The September corn ...

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