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Help Fill The Semi For Adlee Barajas
Adlee is the daughter of Rob & Alissa (Adolph) Barajas of Morrison, and the granddaughter of Rob & Sue Barajas of Milledgeville, and Tim & Ellen Adolph of Chadwick. She has a younger sister, Harper. In early December 2014, a few days after her 2nd birthday, Adlee was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL.

After numerous rounds of chemo, trips to Iowa City, and hospital stays for illness, little Miss Adlee is in remission! However, she still has a long road ahead of her with maintenance chemo, spinal taps, bone marrow aspirations, frequent tests and procedures to monitor response to treatment, and potential hospital stays for illness. Funds raised will be used for medical bills, medications, and hospital stays.

We are asking you farmers out there to help the Barajas & Adolph family, donate as little or as much corn as you wish! We will bring the Truck you decide how much or if you prefer have Brian at Balk Grain deduct a portion from your settlement sheet.

If you wish to help Adlee, Please Call Jackie Imel (815) 499-7807 or Balk Trucking (815) 259-4000 to set up a pick up time, Middle to Late May.


  High Low Last Chg
Jul 357'0 350'6 351'2 -2'2
Sep 363'0 356'4 357'0 -2'4
Dec 373'4 367'0 367'4 -2'4
Mar 383'6 377'4 378'0 -2'4
May 391'0 384'6 385'4 -2'0
Jul 396'2 390'4 390'4 -3'0
  High Low Last Chg
Jul 935'0 924'6 932'0 6'0
Aug 921'2 913'4 918'4 4'2
Sep 910'0 903'0 908'2 5'0
Nov 909'0 900'6 905'0 3'0
Jan 916'2 909'0 912'2 3'2
Mar 920'6 913'0 917'6 4'4
  High Low Last Chg
Jul 489'2 477'0 478'0 -10'6
Sep 494'4 482'4 483'2 -11'2
Dec 508'6 497'4 498'2 -11'2
Mar 523'0 513'0 513'4 -11'0
May 532'0 524'4 525'6 -8'0
Jul 536'4 527'0 527'0 -11'0
  High Low Last Chg
Aug 225.500 223.850 224.250 - 0.700
Sep 223.500 222.400 222.750 - 0.500
Oct 221.875 220.950 221.250 - 0.325
  High Low Last Chg
Jun 153.925 153.000 153.050 - 0.450
Aug 153.250 152.550 152.700 - 0.050
Oct 154.825 154.150 154.550 0.075

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ADM HOURS - Friday 5-noon, Saturday 5a-3p, Monday 4a-8p

Starting June 1st in Clinton both truck dumps will be CLOSED for renovation and only dumping on the rail dump from June 1-12.  Hours during that time will be 4am to 8pm Monday thru Friday and will also have Saturday hours during this time (rail only).  All dumps will be available on June 15th.


BUNGE HOURS -  Albany & Fulton  7-3:30 corn & beans

CGB HOURS - Savanna 7-5, Mt. Carroll 7-3



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