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Nebraska and Kansas Work Together On Water Issue
Nebraska and Kansas Work Together On Water Issue

An agreement reached Wednesday gives Nebraska 100 percent credit for augmentation water NRDs are pumping this year to maintain compliance with the Republican River Compact, and ensures water being stored in Harlan County Reservoir for compliance purposes won’t go to waste. The agreement approved by the Republican River Compact Administration in Denver could be a precursor to a similar deal for 2015 and illustrates a new, positive working relationship between Kansas and Nebraska that benefits water users in both states. …

KLA convention preview
USDA to Launch New Farm Bill Program to Help Provide Relief to Farmers Affected by Severe Weather
Fall Harvest continues to slug along

Teagarden named KLA Chief Executive

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Matt Teagarden has been named the new chief executive officer for the Kansas Livestock Association. Teagarden has been on staff with KLA since 2001. He grew up on a diversified ag operation near LaCygne. Teagarden graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in agricultural economics. … Continue

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MARKETS

Contract MonthChange Open HighLowLastUpdated
Corn (P) Dec 2014 -6-6 363-4 364-0 352-2 353-0s 10/24/14
Corn (P) Mar 2015 -6-6 378-0 378-0 366-2 366-6s 10/24/14
Soybeans (P) Nov 2014 -15-6 998-0 999-0 976-4 977-4s 10/24/14
Soybeans (P) Jan 2015 -16-6 1004-4 1004-4 982-4 983-2s 10/24/14
Wheat (P) Dec 2014 -9-0 519-0 519-0 517-4 517-6s 10/24/14
Wheat (P) Mar 2015 -9-2 537-4 537-4 531-0 531-0s 10/24/14
Live Cattle Oct 2014 -0.800 169.975 170.100 167.575 168.250s 10/24/14
Feeder Cattle Nov 2014 -2.050 237.200 237.900 234.325 234.650s 10/24/14
Lean Hogs Dec 2014 +1.525 88.325 90.650 87.725 90.250s 10/24/14
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Nebraska and Kansas Work Together On Water Issue

An agreement reached Wednesday gives Nebraska 100 percent credit for augmentation water NRDs are pumping this year to maintain compliance with the Republican River Compact, and ensu …

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USDA to Launch New Farm Bill Program to Help Provide Relief to Farmers Affected by Severe Weather

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. T …

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Fall Harvest continues to slug along

This weeks crop progress report shows the nation's corn harvest is 31 percent complete, average is 53, Soybeans at 53 percent with average of 66 and 48 percent of sorghum harvested, …

Livestock

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KLA convention preview

Livestock producers attending the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Convention in Wichita will hear an investigative journalist present the case that nutritional science has it wro …

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Farmers & Ranchers College 2014-15 Programming announced

The Farmers & Ranchers College was formed in January, 2000 with the purpose of providing high quality, dynamic, up to date educational workshops for area agricultural producers in s …

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Beef Producers Call for Ambition Over Political Expediency

The Five Nations Beef Alliance* concluded a successful meeting and tour in south Texas last week, capped by the unanimous endorsement of a public statement calling for all Trans-Pac …

Opinion

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Forty-Five Cattlemens’ Associations Tell USDA: Don’t Hijack the Checkoff

45 state cattlemens’ associations representing more than 170,000 cattle breeders, producers and feeders sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, urging him not to issue an Or …

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USDA Crop Report Underscores Need for Market Certainty

​New estimates released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirm that farmers have produced a record-setting corn crop, and that the surplus remaining after all demands …

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The Largest Agriculture District in America

A new report by USDA confirms the Third Congressional District in Nebraska is the largest agriculture district in American based on the value of the products sold. It is the second …

Features

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October’s Rural Mainstreet Index Plummets: Farmland Price Index Sinks to Record Low

Highlights from the October Survey show: Rural Mainstreet Index fell for the fifth straight month to its lowest level in more than four years. Farmland prices declined for the 11th …

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Six Land-grant Universities Launch Animal Ag Industry Climate Change Website

The $346 billion U.S. animal agriculture industry is already paying the price for an unstable climate with more frequent and extreme weather events that are devastating to individua …

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Don Hutchens to Receive USMEF Distinguished Service Award

Don Hutchens, who recently concluded a long career as executive director of the Nebraska Corn Board, has been named the 2014 recipient of the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s (USMEF) D …

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