Cash Contract: Price bushels for delivery in the nearby/spot month. Producers can market their grain up to two years in advance.
Cash Forward Contract: Price bushels for delivery in a deferred month. Producers can market their grain up to two years in advance.
HEDGE TO ARRIVE CONTRACT
Producer establishes the futures price at the time of sale and establish the basis at or before delivery. Producers can market their grain up to two years.
Producer establishes the basis at the time of sale and then establish the futures price before delivery. Pearl City Elevator advances 80% of the market value upon completion of the delivery.
AVERAGE PRICING PROGRAM
A ten week program for corn and soybeans where grain is priced in increments of 5,000 on the same day and same time every week. This program works for both new and old crop.
Visit our website to get market information. Producers may find our daily closing bids on our bids page.
Producers receive our market updates via text in the morning, mid-day, and at close.
EMAIL & FAX
Producers may receive Pearl City Elevator bids at the close of each trading day by email or fax.
The merchandising team members are available to provide you with up to the minute bids. Our exceptional merchandisers assist local producers with their grain marketing decisions. Contact Brad or Kevin at (815) 809-2667, Option 2.
Alliance Commodities is a state of the art facility built in 2007. This dry corn only facility has a storage capacity of 2.75 million bushels and provides fast dumping times to the producer with two scales and two fast grain receiving pits.
PEARL CITY ELEVATOR
The Pearl City location has a storage capacity of 1.5 million bushels. Pearl City handles both corn and soybeans. This location offers both storage and drying.
Baileyville Co-op has been serving the German Valley, Forreston, and Freeport area since 1997. At Baileyville the grain capacity is 1.4 million bushels. This location offers both drying and storage for corn and soybeans.
Partnered with Pearl City Elevator, Adkins Energy is a state of the art ethanol plant which processes approximately 17.5 million bushels of local corn annually in Lena.