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Price and Basis Information

Basis is calculated as the cash price - futures contract price for a specific commodity in a given location at a certain time.  For futures prices and Maryland cash prices, current and historical, visit the Grain and Livestock Report provided by the Maryland Office of the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. 

2015/2016 Maryland Corn Basis and Price Information

2015/2016 Maryland Soybean Basis and Price Information

2012 Maryland Wheat Basis and Price Information

For more information contact Dale Johnson, Farm Management Specialist, dmj@umd.edu

Fact Sheets

Producers Guide to Grain Marketing Terminology FS - 1026

Grain Marketing Strategies FS - 1024

Understanding Grain Basis FS - 489

Developing a Grain Marketing Plan FS - 484

Improving Grain Marketing Practices FS - 486

Report Links

Maryland Grain Bids

Maryland Market News

USDA Crop Reports

WASDE Monthly Report

Monthly Outlook Reports

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