Topflight Grain will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.
Or go to the "Customer Gallery" on the home page.
For easier, quicker access from your mobile device for bids, futures, comments & weather, visit our mobile website--
FREE DP!!! - Topflight Grain will offer FREE DP, for grain delivered on/after January 3, 2013, to all Topflight facilities, on a space available basis. DP is free till August 31, 2103, then new rates will apply.
Topflight Grain business hours:
All TFG facilities will be open from 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Biodiesel & ethanol production, crop insurance proposals, and much more market news . . . . in Amy's morning market comments on the grain bid page.
CBOT trading hours --- Effective Sunday evening, April 7:
Sunday to Friday: 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 a.m. CT (Electronic trade)
Monday to Friday: Pause from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. CT
Monday to Friday: Floor and electronic trading from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. CT
Spring & summer have many events to meet your friends and enjoy some good food in our rural communities. Here is a list of some of those opportunities:
May 26 - Memorial Day Services, performed by the Bement American Legion
12:00 Hammond: 12:30 Bement: 1:00 Ivesdale
May 27 (tentative)- Bement Community Pool OPENS!!!!!
June 1 - Piatt County Relay for Life at Monticello High School
June 3 - Community Band Rehearsal at Bement United Methodist Church
June 8 - Old Glory Festival & Lions Club Chicken Fry
Lots more activities, fun, food and music!!!
June 14 - Retirement Party for You!
at State Bank of Bement, Bodman Street location: 9 am - 5pm.
June 15 - Bement Health Care Father's Day car show
from 10 am - 2 pm: Ph 678-2191 for more information
June 15 - Daddy-Daughter Fathers Day Fling at the Bement Village Hall
June 18 - Zip Code Day in Bement
Celebrate the day & Bement's zip code, 6-18-13
June 18 - Investment Course offered at State Bank of Bement, at 2 pm
June 20 - Ice Cream Social at Maple Pointe, Monticello IL, at 1:30 pm
June 26 - Lunch Bunch at the Bement United Methodist Church
June 27 - Well Fed Spirit Free Dinner at Bement United Methodist Church
Serving from 5-7 pm
June 28-29 - Bement Community Wide Garage Sale Days
July 4 - Freedom Celebration in Bement
July 6 - Military Timeline at Bryant Cottage State Historic Site, from 12 pm- 4pm
July 14 - Heritage Sunday & Ice Cream Social
at Bryant Cottage State Historical Site; 4 pm6:30 pm
July 17 - Investment Course offered at State Bank of Bement: time TBD
July 24 - Lunch Bunch at Bement United Methodist Church
July 25 - Well Fed Spirit Free Dinner at Bement United Methodist Church
Serving from 5-7 pm
Effective Sept 18, TFG will check every inbound load for aflatoxin. Any load over 20 ppb will be discounted.
CORN CHECK-OFF INCREASE
The corn check-off increased to 5/8 cents/bushel (up from 3/8 cents/bu) on Oct 1, 2012.
AgrAbility helps farmers to continue their work, when injured or when combatting a chronic illness. The program can assist with equipment modification, job restructuring, funding assistance, and more.
If you, or someone you know, could use help with the physical adaptations of farming, please call Robert Petrea at 217-333-5035 (Urbana) or Teri Moore at 800-500-7325 (Decatur).
Interesting links for you:
Calculate your cost of production and target your selling prices on this spreadsheet:
Want to view crop yields, or input your own?
Central Illinois events that may interest you:
Macon County Ag Extension information - for you!!
Grain Marketing Group - meets the 2nd Thursday of each month
Meetings begin at 7:30 pm in the Illini Room of the Extension Conference Center.
Piatt County Ag Extension information - for you!!
Grain Marketing Group - meets the 3rd Thursday of each month
Meetings begin at 7:30 pm at the Extension office - 210 S Market, Monticello
For you, from Topflight Grain - - - -
Receive cash bids & CBOT quotes via text message on your cell phone!!
It's free!!! Cash bids are free to Topflight Grain customers; a small fee is charged to receive the CBOT quotes.
Call your local Topflight office to subscribe to the free service.
If you would like to receive the morning and evening comments via email (which may be easier to read than the website on your mobile phone), please call your local Topflight office.
If you prefer a phone call about market reports, etc, you can sign up for the voice blast service. Calls can be made to your home phone or your cell phone when important news occurs. No fee for this service!!! Call Amy in the Bement office @ 217-678-2261, for more information or to sign up.
Voice blast/audio alert tab on our website. If you missed your voice blast message, or want to hear it replayed, click on the new tab (end of the second row) at the top of the page. If you would like to have the voice blast messages sent to your phone, call Amy @ 217-678-2261.
Rain totals text - if you would to have the rain totals texted to your phone, call Amy @ 217-678-2261.
Information you can use -----
Historic prices - Click on the Historic prices link above to see Topflight grain prices since 2001. This includes corn & beans, cash and fall. You can open the information as a webpage, or a simple sheet. Using the spreadsheet, you can average the prices for any time period you choose, or perform other mathematical functions. We had this request for the variable cash rent leases, but you may find other uses for the information, too.
Just for fun -------
Test your Trivia skills, with the Topflight weekly Trivia question --- Your correct answer will make you eligible for that world-famous Topflight Grain T-shirt!