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Fargo Selected as Site for National Agricultural Genotyping Center
Fargo Selected as Site for National Agricultural Genotyping Center

The National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Board has announced that Fargo, N.D., will be the site of the National Agricultural Genotyping Center. The final decision follows careful deliberations by the site selection committee, who visited Illinois and North Dakota to assess the possibility of locating the center in either Decatur or Fargo, and NCGA’s Research and Business Development Action Team. …

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Reaching Consumers One Conversation at a Time

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Linda Schwarz a Bertrand, NE area farmers and CommonGround volunteer spends much of her time off the fair talking to consumers who have questions or want to know more about how food is produced and where it comes from. She spent time volunteering at the Nebraska State Fair and Ken Rahjes caught up with to see what she has been up to and an update on CommonGround activities. … Continue

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Contract MonthChange Open HighLowLastUpdated
Corn (P) Sep 2014 -2-6 360-6 360-6 356-0 359-0s 08/29/14
Corn (P) Dec 2014 -4-4 367-6 367-6 363-0 364-6s 08/29/14
Soybeans (P) Sep 2014 +15-6 0-0 1089-4 1073-6 1089-4s 08/29/14
Soybeans (P) Nov 2014 -4-4 1031-0 1031-0 1021-0 1024-2s 08/29/14
Wheat (P) Sep 2014 -6-2 551-0 556-4 550-2 550-2s 08/29/14
Wheat (P) Dec 2014 -8-2 563-0 563-4 562-0 563-4s 08/29/14
Live Cattle Oct 2014 +1.325 149.950 151.550 149.750 151.425s 08/29/14
Feeder Cattle Oct 2014 +1.950 214.500 217.425 213.775 216.725s 08/29/14
Lean Hogs Oct 2014 +2.650 96.050 98.475 96.025 98.125s 08/29/14
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Fargo Selected as Site for National Agricultural Genotyping Center

The National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Board has announced that Fargo, N.D., will be the site of the National Agricultural Genotyping Center. The final decision follows carefu …

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Sorghum Field Days to Showcase Hybrid Performance

The 2014 Sorghum Field Days will be held at five sites in September: Trenton, Sterling, Hazard/Litchfield, Orleans, and Farwell. Field performance of leading hybrids, new market opp …

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Agribusiness Expert Sees Big Potential in China for U.S. Corn, Livestock Exports

Recent government policy changes in China have the potential to boost U.S. agriculture, particularly the corn and livestock sectors, according to Iowa State University economics and …

Livestock

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Roberts, Moran and Huelskamp tour future NBAF site

U.S. Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, and Representative Tim Huelskamp on Friday received a tour from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of the future home of the Nationa …

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EPA Finally Hands Over Maps Detailing the Extent of their WOTUS Proposal

The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology released maps on Wednesday of waters and wetlands the Environmental Protection Agency has to-date refrained from making public. …

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Impact of High Quality and High Grading Cattle

At the 2014 Feeding Quality Forum in Kearney Nebraska, Dr. Scott Brown, Ag Economist at the University of Missouri topic was the impact of high quality and high grading cattle and s …

Opinion

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Five Things You Should Know About... The Markets

In the latest episode of Five Things... Ryan Martin talks about crop tours in the age of social media, if you thing of yourself as an analyst, guess you are. A surprise dark horse i …

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How the Federal Reserve Impacts Rural Credit Conditions

The Federal Reserve System serves as the nation’s central bank, working to provide a safe, flexible, and stable monetary and financial system. Consisting of 12 Federal Reserve Bank …

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NFU Says Department of Justice Seems to Ignore Its Own Anti-Trust Laws

National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson takes issue with the Department of Justice's approval of the Tyson-Hillshire merger. …

Features

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Meet Husker Motor Sports

Over the first weekend of the Nebraska State Fair, team members of Husker Motor Sports had on display their cars they have designed and built for competition. Jarrad Murrish, a UNL …

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Registration is now open for the Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas

The Kansas Water Office (KWO) has announced the Governor’s Water Conference will be held Wednesday, November 12 and Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn & Conference …

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Nebraska LEAD Announces 2014-2016 Fellows

Nebraska LEAD Group 34 participants were announced by Terry Hejny, director, Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program. The newest members of Nebraska's premi …