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Yes, it's possible to make bacon even better

Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, improved bacon could soon be on its way. Ffinding a way to deliver restaurants and consumers an even better product is the focus of research at Kansas State University.

Elwynn Taylor Says Current El Nino Could Mean More Favorable Weather for Midwest Crops

Much-needed precipitation through the U.S. heartland this year has replenished soil moisture, refilled ponds and promises to boost crop yields, thanks to the weather phenomenon known as El Nino, according to agricultural climatologist Elwynn Taylor.

NFU Praises FAA for Addressing Challenges and Promises Offered By Drones

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson today praised the Federal Aviation administration (FAA) for its efforts to address the challenges and promises offered by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, operating in the U.S.

Nebraska Bankers Association Pays Tribute to James Trotter

The Nebraska Bankers Association has recognized James "Jim" Trotter with the 2015 NBA Agri-business Recognition Award for outstanding service to agriculture. The award has been presented each year since 1983.

International Swine Feed Efficiency Conference to be held in Omaha

Kansas State University and Iowa State University are teaming up to host the International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine at the Hilton Hotel in Omaha, Nebraska, Oct. 21-22, 2015.

Too early to tell if ARC-CO or PLC was the right choice?

Numbers were released recently on the participation of Nebraska farmers in sign-up for either the ARC or PLC program. AgView talks with UNL Public Policy Specialist Dr. Brad Lubben about the factors which led to the decisions by farmers.

Farmers Union Fly-In next week

Six Nebraska Farmers Union members will participate in the fall National Farmers Union Fly-In scheduled for September 15-18. Top issues will be: COOL, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and several trade issues.

NCTA hits record enrollment, up 33 percent

Student enrollment at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is up 33 percent from a year ago, a record for NCTA enrollment with 512 students, according to NCTA Dean Ron Rosati. The 102 year old school began classes Aug. 24. .

Having a conversation one cinnamon roll at a time

Tucked in the northwest corner of the Raising Nebraska building, you will find one of the most popular stops during the Nebraska State Fair. Nebraska wheat farmers and their spouses volunteer their time to prepare thousands of cinnamon rolls.

Return from cow heaven

The Sand Hills is cow heaven. This region of mixed-grass prairie in north-central Nebraska, covers just over one quarter of the state. Kansas Farm Bureau's John Schlageck features a Phillips County stockman whose cows go north for the summer.

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    Contract Month Change Open High Low Last Updated
    Corn (P) Sep 2015 +1-6 0-0 349-4 349-4 349-4s 09/04/15
    Corn (P) Dec 2015 +1-4 0-0 363-0 363-0 363-0s 09/04/15
    Soybeans (P) Sep 2015 -2-4 0-0 877-2 877-2 877-2s 09/04/15
    Soybeans (P) Nov 2015 -3-0 0-0 866-4 866-4 866-4s 09/04/15
    Wheat (P) Sep 2015 +1-2 0-0 457-6 457-6 457-6s 09/04/15
    Wheat (P) Oct 2015 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 12/31/69
    Live Cattle Oct 2015 -1.125 141.100 141.250 140.250 140.475s 09/04/15
    Feeder Cattle Oct 2015 -1.625 196.925 196.925 195.225 195.700s 09/04/15
    Lean Hogs Oct 2015 -0.300 69.500 69.900 68.950 69.150s 09/04/15

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