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MARKETS

Contract Month Change Open High Low Last Updated
Corn (P) May 2015 +3-4 391-2 394-6 391-2 394-4s 03/30/15
Corn (P) Jul 2015 +3-4 399-2 402-4 399-2 402-4s 03/30/15
Soybeans (P) May 2015 +0-4 967-0 975-2 965-4 967-6s 03/30/15
Soybeans (P) Jul 2015 +0-4 972-0 978-0 972-0 972-6s 03/30/15
Wheat (P) May 2015 +22-4 530-0 531-0 530-0 530-2s 03/30/15
Wheat (P) Jul 2015 +21-2 0-0 533-2 512-0 533-2s 03/30/15
Live Cattle Apr 2015 -0.125 162.250 162.975 161.500 162.500s 03/30/15
Feeder Cattle May 2015 -0.675 218.500 218.925 216.000 217.450s 03/30/15
Lean Hogs Apr 2015 +0.175 60.500 61.875 60.250 61.300s 03/30/15
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Beef Journal

KSU animal health leader selected to lead NBAF engagement

A Kansas State University animal health leader has been chosen to engage local, regional and national stakeholders in the development of strategic partnerships for the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility, or NBAF.

Latest COF show US Inventory down 1 %, Nebraska & Kansas up 1%

United States Cattle on Feed Down 1 Percent Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.7 million head on March 1, 2015. The inventory was 1 percent below March 1, 2014

Omaha Steaks Launches "Remarkable Dads" to Celebrate Fathers and the Role They Play in Families Every Day

Omaha Steaks is announcing it is launching RemarkableDads.com, a new online community to celebrate dads every day for their many contributions.

Crops

KAAPA Ethanol Continues the Optimism which Fuels their Sucess

KAAP Ethanol LLC held their annual shareholders meeting in Kearney, NE on March 30th. AgView talked with CEO Chuck Woodside about the industry, the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), current legislation against renewable fuels and some of the opportunities

NCTA students survey PLANET landscape

Eight students studying at the University of Nebraskas College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis traveled to North Carolina recently to compete in a national contest at the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) student career days where NCTA placed 43r

Nebraska Soybean Board Bullish on Biodiesel

Biodiesel is expected to remain an important driver of demand for soybeans in the future despite market uncertainties and declining production in 2014, according to leaders with the Nebraska Soybean Board.

Features

Governor Ricketts: Key to Growing the Economy is Value-Added Agriculture

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts attended the annual meeting of KAAPA Ethanol in Kearney. AgView talked with him about ethanol, agriculture and property tax relief.

Insights from Bayer on how things are in D.C.

At the recent Ag Issues Forum sponsored by Bayer Crop Science we talked with Jim McVaney, Senior Director of Federal Relations & Policy with Bayer on how some of what he does informing congress about issues important to them.

Honoring a Great American and a Great Nebraskan

In March the University of Nebraska announced the Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at UNL. It was conceived in collaboration with Dr. Clayton Yeutter, a Dawson County Nebraska native.

Livestock

Smoke modeling and fire weather available @ ksfire.org

As the prescribed burning season gets into full swing, landowners and managers are encouraged to help spread out the timing of burns by using web-based tools on www.ksfire.org

Diverse Coalition Urges White House and U.S. Trade Reps to Stand Strong on COOL

Members of a diverse coalition representing family farmers and ranchers and consumer and trade groups met with officials of the White House and the U.S. Trade Representative to urge the administration to stand strong to protect Country-of-Origin Labeling

American Quarter Horse Association names new Executive VP

The American Quarter Horse Association announces that Craig Huffhines, currently executive vice president of the American Hereford Association as the new EVP for AQHA. He will begin later this month.

Opinion

Trade Policies That Work for America's Farmers and Ranchers

According to House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway from Texas, Agriculture is a cornerstone of our national economy, supporting 16 million jobs both on and off the farm. American farmers and ranchers are the most innovative and productive in the world,

Ethanol and Agriculture Groups Challenge Anti-Biofuels Effort

Ethanol and agriculture industry groups came together to advocate for continued funding of U.S. blender pump initiatives and U.S. export promotion efforts in a letter to the House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Programs C

Opportunity Keeps Growing for Nebraska Agriculture

Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says during National Agriculture Week, we recognize the crucial roles of farmers, ranchers and producers across America. In Nebraska, agriculture supports one in four jobs and contributes more than $23 billion to our stat

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