Monday, July 15, 2024  
 
 
Welcome !

     

We are an independently owned feed mill, grain elevator, and extruded expelled soybean processing plant.  We have served the tri-state area for over 46 years!  Our commitment to service our customers with the highest quality GMO, Non-GMO, and Organic products is second to none!  Thanks for choosing Lester Feed & Grain.  712-478-4440



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Feed Mill / Grain Receiving & Meal / Oil Load Out
Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:00 pm


LFG IS ACTIVELY LOOKING FOR EXISTING HOG BARNS 

FREE PRICE LATER CORN AND SOYBEANS
(GMO & NON-GMO)



 



Soybean Crushing

Feed YOUR own soybeans
just like you feed YOUR own corn!

“EXPRESS SOYBEAN MEAL”
(extruded expelled)


Produce YOUR own soybean meal
at the cost of production!

* Lower F/G
* Higher ADG
* Lower Cull Rates
* Lower Death Loss
* Higher % Sold As Tops
* Grain Bank Your Soybeans
* Market Your soybeans every day



 

Company Information


SALES TEAM

Reid Krull

Beef/Dairy/Agronomy
(production, bi-products, & seed)

712-348-3637

Larry Van Roekel
Swine
(production & extruded meal) 
712-470-0421

 
Dustin Hoogendoorn

Agronomy/Grain Operations Manager
(seed & commodities)
712-470-7372 



CROP PRODUCTION
(Non-GMO & GMO)







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SWINE PRODUCTION
(Non-GMO & GMO)


Process your own soybeans into "EXPRESS SOYBEAN MEAL", Our mechanical process of extrusion is superior to conventional solvent extracted soybean meal due to the process in which it is manufactured gives it a higher nutrient availability.  This value allows you to feed what you already raise in the same manner you feed your own corn today! 



GRAIN MARKETING
(Non-GMO & GMO)








BEEF-DAIRY PRODUCTION
(Non-GMO & GMO)




Bi-Products
(syrup, steep, corn oil, modified distillers, dry distillers)

Corn
(cracked, fine ground)

Cattle Feeds 
(tubs, protein, balancer, mineral)



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Local Cash Bids
 
NON-GMO CORN
  Lester
Cash Bid Symbol CBOT Change Basis
 July contract only  @C4U 395'2
-6'6
Chart

GMO CORN
  Lester
Cash Bid Symbol CBOT Change Basis
 July 2024  @C4U 395'2
-6'6
Chart
 August 2024  @C4U 395'2
-6'6
Chart
 N/C 2024  @C4Z 409'2
-5'4
Chart
 January 2025  @C5H 422'4
-5'4
Chart
 February 2025  @C5H 422'4
-5'4
Chart
 March 2025  @C5K 432'2
-5'6
Chart
 April 2025  @C5K 432'2
-5'6
Chart

NON-GMO SOYBEANS
  Lester
Cash Bid Symbol CBOT Change Basis
 July 2024  @S4Q 1087'6
-17'2
Chart

GMO SOYBEANS
  Lester
Cash Bid Symbol CBOT Change Basis
 July 2024  @S4Q 1087'6
-17'2
Chart
 N/C 2024  @S4X 1048'0
-17'2
Chart
 December 2024  @S5F 1063'6
-17'0
Chart
 January 2025  @S5H 1076'6
-16'0
Chart
 February 2025  @S5H 1076'6
-16'0
Chart
 March 2025  @S5K 1088'0
-15'6
Chart

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Futures
@C - CORN - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Sep 24 403'0 403'0 395'0 395'2 -6'6 402'0 05:42A Chart for @C4U Options for @C4U
Dec 24 416'0 416'0 409'0 409'2 -5'4 414'6 05:42A Chart for @C4Z Options for @C4Z
Mar 25 429'2 429'2 422'4 422'4 -5'4 428'0 05:42A Chart for @C5H Options for @C5H
May 25 438'4 438'4 432'2 432'2 -5'6 438'0 05:42A Chart for @C5K Options for @C5K
Jul 25 446'4 446'4 440'4 440'4 -5'2 445'6 05:42A Chart for @C5N Options for @C5N
Sep 25 447'0 447'2 443'6 443'6 -3'2 447'0 05:42A Chart for @C5U Options for @C5U
Dec 25 452'4 453'6 449'4 449'4 -3'4 453'0 05:42A Chart for @C5Z Options for @C5Z
Mar 26 463'6 0'0 463'2 05:42A Chart for @C6H Options for @C6H
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Aug 24 1100'0 1101'0 1087'2 1087'6 -17'2 1105'0 05:42A Chart for @S4Q Options for @S4Q
Sep 24 1048'6 1056'6 1041'4 1041'4 -17'0 1058'4 05:42A Chart for @S4U Options for @S4U
Nov 24 1057'0 1064'0 1047'4 1048'0 -17'2 1065'2 05:42A Chart for @S4X Options for @S4X
Jan 25 1072'6 1079'2 1063'4 1063'6 -17'0 1080'6 05:42A Chart for @S5F Options for @S5F
Mar 25 1085'2 1091'2 1076'6 1076'6 -16'0 1092'6 05:42A Chart for @S5H Options for @S5H
May 25 1096'2 1102'2 1088'0 1088'0 -15'6 1103'6 05:42A Chart for @S5K Options for @S5K
Jul 25 1105'2 1111'4 1098'0 1098'0 -15'2 1113'2 05:42A Chart for @S5N Options for @S5N
Aug 25 1112'0 0'0 1109'2 05:42A Chart for @S5Q Options for @S5Q
@SM - SOYBEAN MEAL - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Aug 24 3380 3380 3354 3361 - 27 3388 05:41A Chart for @SM4Q Options for @SM4Q
Sep 24 3190 3195 3173 3176 - 20 3196 05:41A Chart for @SM4U Options for @SM4U
Oct 24 3110 3124 3093 3096 - 20 3116 05:41A Chart for @SM4V Options for @SM4V
Dec 24 3130 3150 3117 3118 - 23 3141 05:41A Chart for @SM4Z Options for @SM4Z
Jan 25 3147 3162 3130 3132 - 23 3155 05:41A Chart for @SM5F Options for @SM5F
Mar 25 3169 3182 3151 3153 - 22 3175 05:41A Chart for @SM5H Options for @SM5H
May 25 3197 3209 3182 3183 - 23 3206 05:41A Chart for @SM5K Options for @SM5K
Jul 25 3231 3242 3217 3218 - 23 3241 05:42A Chart for @SM5N Options for @SM5N
@BO - SOYBEAN OIL - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Aug 24 46.65 46.65 45.63 45.75 -0.90 46.65 05:41A Chart for @BO4Q Options for @BO4Q
Sep 24 46.19 46.19 45.40 45.47 -0.92 46.39 05:41A Chart for @BO4U Options for @BO4U
Oct 24 45.50 45.60 44.86 44.93 -0.93 45.86 05:41A Chart for @BO4V Options for @BO4V
Dec 24 45.33 45.47 44.54 44.64 -0.95 45.59 05:41A Chart for @BO4Z Options for @BO4Z
Jan 25 45.32 45.38 44.49 44.56 -0.95 45.51 05:41A Chart for @BO5F Options for @BO5F
Mar 25 45.15 45.15 44.49 44.57 -0.93 45.50 05:41A Chart for @BO5H Options for @BO5H
May 25 45.29 45.31 44.59 44.61 -0.91 45.52 05:41A Chart for @BO5K Options for @BO5K
Jul 25 45.19 45.19 44.62 44.70 -0.80 45.50 05:42A Chart for @BO5N Options for @BO5N
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jul 24 88.550 88.900 88.550 88.725 0.150 88.700s 07/14 Chart for @HE4N Options for @HE4N
Aug 24 87.375 89.350 87.225 88.775 1.775 88.450s 07/14 Chart for @HE4Q Options for @HE4Q
Oct 24 69.625 71.300 69.500 70.300 0.750 70.150s 07/14 Chart for @HE4V Options for @HE4V
Dec 24 62.600 63.200 62.075 62.425 -0.075 62.375s 07/14 Chart for @HE4Z Options for @HE4Z
Feb 25 67.950 68.125 67.075 67.575 -0.350 67.500s 07/14 Chart for @HE5G Options for @HE5G
Apr 25 74.400 74.450 73.425 74.150 -0.125 74.050s 07/14 Chart for @HE5J Options for @HE5J
May 25 80.250 83.375 80.150 81.400 1.800 82.175s 07/12 Chart for @HE5K Options for @HE5K
Jun 25 87.825 88.100 87.250 87.875 0.075 87.875s 07/12 Chart for @HE5M Options for @HE5M
Jul 25 88.550 89.050 88.175 88.825 0.250 88.800s 07/12 Chart for @HE5N Options for @HE5N
Aug 25 87.850 88.900 87.850 88.325 0.575 88.650s 07/12 Chart for @HE5Q Options for @HE5Q
Oct 25 74.000 74.650 74.000 74.575 -0.100 74.575s 07/12 Chart for @HE5V Options for @HE5V
Dec 25 68.875 -0.100 68.875s 07/12 Chart for @HE5Z Options for @HE5Z
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Aug 24 182.075 183.050 181.050 182.550 0.125 182.375s 07/14 Chart for @LE4Q Options for @LE4Q
Oct 24 183.400 184.575 182.375 184.225 0.575 184.075s 07/14 Chart for @LE4V Options for @LE4V
Dec 24 184.675 185.950 183.925 185.625 0.425 185.475s 07/14 Chart for @LE4Z Options for @LE4Z
Feb 25 186.625 188.025 185.975 187.850 0.800 187.750s 07/14 Chart for @LE5G Options for @LE5G
Apr 25 188.725 190.075 187.975 189.925 1.025 189.875s 07/14 Chart for @LE5J Options for @LE5J
Jun 25 181.500 183.225 181.275 183.050 1.150 183.050s 07/14 Chart for @LE5M Options for @LE5M
Aug 25 179.300 181.175 178.875 181.075 1.150 180.900s 07/14 Chart for @LE5Q Options for @LE5Q
Oct 25 181.125 182.850 181.100 182.850 1.000 182.550s 07/14 Chart for @LE5V Options for @LE5V
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Aug 24 256.150 259.225 254.975 258.750 2.500 258.650s 07/14 Chart for @GF4Q Options for @GF4Q
Sep 24 256.325 258.475 255.325 258.200 1.750 258.100s 07/14 Chart for @GF4U Options for @GF4U
Oct 24 256.050 258.000 255.200 257.650 1.450 257.550s 07/14 Chart for @GF4V Options for @GF4V
Nov 24 255.750 257.475 254.900 257.000 1.350 257.000s 07/14 Chart for @GF4X Options for @GF4X
Jan 25 253.450 255.225 252.950 254.700 1.100 254.725s 07/14 Chart for @GF5F Options for @GF5F
Mar 25 253.450 255.025 253.100 254.950 0.900 254.775s 07/12 Chart for @GF5H Options for @GF5H
Apr 25 255.775 256.875 255.775 256.875 1.050 256.725s 07/12 Chart for @GF5J Options for @GF5J
May 25 257.500 258.325 257.500 258.250 0.825 258.025s 07/12 Chart for @GF5K Options for @GF5K
@DK - MILK CLASS IV - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Jul 24 21.41 21.41s 07/12 Chart for @DK4N Options for @DK4N
Aug 24 21.43 -0.04 21.52s 07/12 Chart for @DK4Q Options for @DK4Q
Sep 24 21.60 -0.04 21.55s 07/12 Chart for @DK4U Options for @DK4U
Oct 24 22.04 21.66 Chart for @DK4V Options for @DK4V
Nov 24 21.50 21.49 Chart for @DK4X Options for @DK4X
Dec 24 21.72 21.00 Chart for @DK4Z Options for @DK4Z
Jan 25 21.20 20.72s 07/12 Chart for @DK5F Options for @DK5F
Feb 25 20.81 20.78 Chart for @DK5G Options for @DK5G
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