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Sorghum...Is it in your crop rotation?
Sorghum...Is it in your crop rotation?

Sorghum is more than the old itchy milo you may remember. It is a vital feed grain for livestock and ethanol production, more acres are needed to keep up with demand. J.B. Stewart from Oklahoma is the current chairman of the National Sorghum Producers Association, he talked with Ken Rahjes about all the good things going on with the industry. …

NFU Calls Delay of 2014 RFS Volume Standards a ‘Serious Disappointment’
Is Landscape changing in Washington D.C,?
United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

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Contract MonthChange Open HighLowLastUpdated
Corn (P) Dec 2014 -3-0 369-4 370-6 369-4 369-6 11:01
Corn (P) Mar 2015 -3-6 382-2 383-6 381-4 381-4 10:47
Soybeans (P) Jan 2015 -8-0 1028-0 1034-0 1027-4 1031-0 11:20
Soybeans (P) Mar 2015 -7-0 1039-0 1039-0 1039-0 1039-0 10:26
Wheat (P) Dec 2014 +0-2 547-6 547-6 547-4 547-4 10:35
Wheat (P) Mar 2015 +1-0 551-0 556-0 551-0 553-4s 11/21/14
Live Cattle Dec 2014 -0.300 171.175 171.650 170.600 170.600 11:28
Feeder Cattle Mar 2015 -1.600 234.325 235.050 232.050 232.850 11:28
Lean Hogs Dec 2014 +1.200 91.200 92.325 91.025 91.850 11:28
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Sorghum...Is it in your crop rotation?

Sorghum is more than the old itchy milo you may remember. It is a vital feed grain for livestock and ethanol production, more acres are needed to keep up with demand. J.B. Stewart …

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Republican River Compact Adjustments to Benefit Basin Water Users

Reflecting a new spirit of cooperation, Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska on Wednesday, November 19th reached an historic agreement during a special meeting of the Republican River Comp …

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Helping Wheat Defend Itself Against Damaging Viruses

Wheat diseases caused by a host of viruses that might include wheat streak mosaic, triticum mosaic, soil-borne mosaic and barley yellow dwarf could cost producers 5 to 10 percent or …

Livestock

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Is Landscape changing in Washington D.C,?

Colin Woodall, Vice President of Governmental Affairs with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association talks with Ken Rahjes with AgView at the NAFB meeting in Kansas City. They talk …

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United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

November Cattle on Feed Report (COF)show inventory slightly above a year ago, placements 1 percent below last year but marketings came in at 8 percent below last November 1st. Nebr …

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Hurt: Livestock industry will have strong rebound

Livestock producers can look forward to an economic “mini-boom” that may last for the next several years, providing opportunities for expansion of herds and flocks, Purdue Universit …

Opinion

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NFU Calls Delay of 2014 RFS Volume Standards a ‘Serious Disappointment’

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson called the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume targets …

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Nebraska Agriculture is Growing Stronger Every Day

A strong agriculture industry is very important to main street Nebraska. Agriculture is responsible for more than a quarter of our economic activity. This simple fact has helped Gov …

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RFS Announcement: A Cloud of Uncertainty with a Silver Lining

The EPA announced it is delaying finalization of the 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard Renewable Volume Obligations until 2015. RFA President and CEO Bob Dineen says the announcement p …

Features

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Senator Moran pays tribute to KFB President Baccus

On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran paid tribute to outgoing Kansas Farm Bureau President Steve Baccus. Kansas Farm Bureau is Kansas' largest general farm orga …

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Five Things You Probably Don't Know About Handshake Farm Leases

J. David Aiken, Professor, Water & Ag Law Specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has five things you probably didn't know about handshake farm leases. …

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Department of Natural Resources Director Dunnigan Resigns

Director Brian Dunnigan of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources resigned on Thursday, November 20th. Director Dunnigan was appointed by Governor Heineman to the position in …

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