Monday, April 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
 April contract only  @C4K 433'4
-2'0
Chart
 May contract only  @C4N 445'0
-2'2
Chart

GMO CORN
  Lester
Cash Bid Symbol CBOT Change Basis
 April 2024  @C4K 433'4
-2'0
Chart
 May 2024  @C4N 445'0
-2'2
Chart
 June 2024  @C4N 445'0
-2'2
Chart
 July 2024  @C4N 445'0
-2'2
Chart
 N/C 2024  @C4Z 469'6
-2'2
Chart
 January 2025  @C5H 482'2
-2'6
Chart
 February 2025  @C5H 482'2
-2'6
Chart
 March 2025  @C5K 489'6
-2'6
Chart

NON-GMO SOYBEANS
  Lester
Cash Bid Symbol CBOT Change Basis
 April contract only  @S4K 1169'2
-4'6
Chart

GMO SOYBEANS
  Lester
Cash Bid Symbol CBOT Change Basis
 April 2024  @S4K 1169'2
-4'6
Chart
 May 2024  @S4N 1182'0
-4'6
Chart
 June 2024  @S4N 1182'0
-4'6
Chart
 July 2024  @S4N 1182'0
-4'6
Chart
 N/C 2024  @S4X 1173'0
-3'2
Chart
 December 2024  @S5F 1185'0
-3'4
Chart
 January 2025  @S5H 1184'0
-3'4
Chart
 February 2025  @S5H 1184'0
-3'4
Chart
 March 2025  @S5K 1187'4
-3'2
Chart

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Futures
@C - CORN - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 24 434'4 435'0 432'6 433'4 -2'0 435'4 03:30A Chart for @C4K Options for @C4K
Jul 24 446'0 447'0 444'6 445'0 -2'2 447'2 03:30A Chart for @C4N Options for @C4N
Sep 24 455'6 456'2 454'2 454'4 -2'2 456'6 03:30A Chart for @C4U Options for @C4U
Dec 24 471'0 471'4 469'2 469'6 -2'2 472'0 03:30A Chart for @C4Z Options for @C4Z
Mar 25 484'0 484'2 482'2 482'2 -2'6 485'0 03:30A Chart for @C5H Options for @C5H
May 25 491'4 491'4 489'6 489'6 -2'6 492'4 03:29A Chart for @C5K Options for @C5K
Jul 25 496'6 496'6 494'0 494'2 -2'4 496'6 03:29A Chart for @C5N Options for @C5N
Sep 25 487'0 0'0 486'6 03:29A Chart for @C5U Options for @C5U
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 24 1173'2 1176'0 1168'0 1169'2 -4'6 1174'0 03:30A Chart for @S4K Options for @S4K
Jul 24 1185'2 1188'4 1180'6 1182'0 -4'6 1186'6 03:30A Chart for @S4N Options for @S4N
Aug 24 1184'2 1185'6 1179'0 1180'0 -4'4 1184'4 03:30A Chart for @S4Q Options for @S4Q
Sep 24 1170'4 1172'4 1166'4 1167'6 -4'0 1171'6 03:30A Chart for @S4U Options for @S4U
Nov 24 1175'4 1177'2 1171'2 1173'0 -3'2 1176'2 03:30A Chart for @S4X Options for @S4X
Jan 25 1187'2 1189'2 1183'6 1185'0 -3'4 1188'4 03:30A Chart for @S5F Options for @S5F
Mar 25 1186'0 1188'4 1184'0 1184'0 -3'4 1187'4 03:30A Chart for @S5H Options for @S5H
May 25 1189'6 1191'4 1187'4 1187'4 -3'2 1190'6 03:30A Chart for @S5K Options for @S5K
@SM - SOYBEAN MEAL - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 24 3439 3446 3401 3404 - 40 3444 03:30A Chart for @SM4K Options for @SM4K
Jul 24 3432 3439 3400 3402 - 39 3441 03:30A Chart for @SM4N Options for @SM4N
Aug 24 3431 3438 3401 3403 - 38 3441 03:30A Chart for @SM4Q Options for @SM4Q
Sep 24 3436 3439 3405 3407 - 37 3444 03:30A Chart for @SM4U Options for @SM4U
Oct 24 3434 3434 3401 3401 - 38 3439 03:30A Chart for @SM4V Options for @SM4V
Dec 24 3440 3457 3431 3433 - 37 3470 03:30A Chart for @SM4Z Options for @SM4Z
Jan 25 3450 3457 3440 3450 - 30 3480 03:30A Chart for @SM5F Options for @SM5F
Mar 25 3440 3449 3440 3441 - 34 3475 03:30A Chart for @SM5H Options for @SM5H
@BO - SOYBEAN OIL - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 24 45.90 46.25 45.75 45.92 0.03 45.89 03:30A Chart for @BO4K Options for @BO4K
Jul 24 46.47 46.80 46.30 46.45 46.45 03:30A Chart for @BO4N Options for @BO4N
Aug 24 46.68 46.97 46.51 46.64 46.64 03:30A Chart for @BO4Q Options for @BO4Q
Sep 24 46.91 47.12 46.66 46.79 0.01 46.78 03:30A Chart for @BO4U Options for @BO4U
Oct 24 47.00 47.07 46.70 46.70 -0.11 46.81 03:30A Chart for @BO4V Options for @BO4V
Dec 24 47.08 47.34 46.91 47.04 0.02 47.02 03:30A Chart for @BO4Z Options for @BO4Z
Jan 25 47.44 47.45 47.05 47.10 -0.06 47.16 03:30A Chart for @BO5F Options for @BO5F
Mar 25 47.37 47.47 47.06 47.06 -0.11 47.17 03:29A Chart for @BO5H Options for @BO5H
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 24 91.400 91.450 90.825 90.875 -0.575 90.875s 04/12 Chart for @HE4J Options for @HE4J
May 24 96.775 97.250 93.750 93.800 -3.425 93.875s 04/12 Chart for @HE4K Options for @HE4K
Jun 24 105.125 106.025 102.050 102.050 - 3.725 102.075s 04/14 Chart for @HE4M Options for @HE4M
Jul 24 107.250 108.025 104.000 104.025 - 3.375 104.250s 04/14 Chart for @HE4N Options for @HE4N
Aug 24 104.600 105.200 101.750 102.175 - 2.850 102.250s 04/14 Chart for @HE4Q Options for @HE4Q
Oct 24 87.800 88.050 85.875 86.050 -1.875 86.125s 04/14 Chart for @HE4V Options for @HE4V
Dec 24 78.300 78.750 76.950 77.150 -1.425 77.275s 04/14 Chart for @HE4Z Options for @HE4Z
Feb 25 81.550 81.600 80.000 80.000 -1.275 80.300s 04/14 Chart for @HE5G Options for @HE5G
Apr 25 85.025 85.025 83.575 83.575 -1.225 83.800s 04/12 Chart for @HE5J Options for @HE5J
May 25 88.600 -1.225 87.375s 04/12 Chart for @HE5K Options for @HE5K
Jun 25 94.150 94.150 93.050 93.050 -1.475 93.150s 04/12 Chart for @HE5M Options for @HE5M
Jul 25 94.975 94.975 94.600 94.600 -0.850 94.300s 04/12 Chart for @HE5N Options for @HE5N
Aug 25 92.300 92.300s Chart for @HE5Q Options for @HE5Q
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 24 180.050 180.500 176.500 179.000 - 1.350 178.900s 04/14 Chart for @LE4J Options for @LE4J
Jun 24 173.525 174.025 170.250 171.575 - 2.425 171.475s 04/14 Chart for @LE4M Options for @LE4M
Aug 24 171.000 171.450 167.650 168.825 - 2.700 168.750s 04/14 Chart for @LE4Q Options for @LE4Q
Oct 24 174.250 174.750 170.825 171.800 - 2.800 171.775s 04/14 Chart for @LE4V Options for @LE4V
Dec 24 178.650 179.225 175.350 176.225 - 2.625 176.275s 04/14 Chart for @LE4Z Options for @LE4Z
Feb 25 182.150 182.750 178.975 180.000 - 2.350 180.000s 04/14 Chart for @LE5G Options for @LE5G
Apr 25 184.625 185.150 181.375 182.425 - 2.375 182.350s 04/14 Chart for @LE5J Options for @LE5J
Jun 25 179.750 180.000 176.325 177.325 - 2.425 177.275s 04/14 Chart for @LE5M Options for @LE5M
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 24 238.775 239.425 235.950 237.800 - 1.575 237.600s 04/14 Chart for @GF4J Options for @GF4J
May 24 237.500 238.125 232.625 234.275 - 3.950 234.200s 04/14 Chart for @GF4K Options for @GF4K
Aug 24 248.225 249.075 243.275 245.450 - 3.450 245.500s 04/14 Chart for @GF4Q Options for @GF4Q
Sep 24 250.000 250.375 244.900 246.875 - 3.325 246.950s 04/14 Chart for @GF4U Options for @GF4U
Oct 24 250.075 251.100 245.900 247.675 - 3.125 247.900s 04/14 Chart for @GF4V Options for @GF4V
Nov 24 250.700 251.200 245.825 247.750 - 3.275 247.775s 04/14 Chart for @GF4X Options for @GF4X
Jan 25 247.925 247.925 242.425 244.375 - 3.425 244.450s 04/14 Chart for @GF5F Options for @GF5F
Mar 25 247.400 247.400 242.725 243.875 - 4.050 243.450s 04/12 Chart for @GF5H Options for @GF5H
@DK - MILK CLASS IV - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 24 20.00 20.06s 04/12 Chart for @DK4J Options for @DK4J
May 24 20.20 20.20 20.20 20.20 20.20s 04/12 Chart for @DK4K Options for @DK4K
Jun 24 20.50 20.50 20.40 20.40 -0.10 20.40s 04/12 Chart for @DK4M Options for @DK4M
Jul 24 20.72 20.72 20.72 20.72 -0.14 20.72s 04/12 Chart for @DK4N Options for @DK4N
Aug 24 21.10 21.10 21.01 21.01 -0.14 21.01s 04/12 Chart for @DK4Q Options for @DK4Q
Sep 24 21.24 21.24 21.24 21.24 -0.11 21.24s 04/12 Chart for @DK4U Options for @DK4U
Oct 24 21.58 21.58 Chart for @DK4V Options for @DK4V
Nov 24 21.54 -0.01 21.58s 04/12 Chart for @DK4X Options for @DK4X
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