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2015 Silver Eagle Award to Honor Mike Johanns

Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected former U.S. Senator Mike Johanns of Nebraska as the 2015 recipient of its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. The award will be presented to Johanns at their 2015 annual meeting.

Nebraska Pork Producers Announce New Executive Director

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is pleased to announce that Alan R. Juhnke from Willmar, Minnesota will take over the executive director position for NPPA in January of 2016. He will replace the retiring Larry Sitzman.

National Corn Growers Association keeps sharing success of Renewable Fuels Standard

Pick the issue in agriculture and you will probably find the National Corn Growers in the middle of it, working on behalf of their members and all the nation's corn growers. We get an update with Chip Bowling, President of NCGA.

U.S. Winter Wheat condition rated 53 Good/Excellent

The latest crop progress and condition report from USDA has the nation's winter wheat condition at 53 good/excellent and 37 fair. 90%, has emerged.Sorghum harvest is 94% complete and Sunflowers 95% out of the field.

Global Business Climate for Agricultural Machinery Still Weak, Says Agrievolution Alliance Survey

The latest global business climate index from the Agrievolution Alliance indicates that the majority of agricultural equipment manufacturers in the survey remain pessimistic about the sector.

Farmers, ranchers, and "agvocates" joined together to better tell the story of agriculture

Farmers, from as far away as Hawaii, the state of Washington, and Vermont, learned how to share their stories with consumers about food, fuel, and fiber production, at the 2015 Cultivate & Connect Conference.

Nebraska Ag Youth Council Member Announced for 2015-2016

Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach has announced the selection of the members of the 2015-2016 Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council. The NAYC is entering its 45th year with this group of Council members.

The 2016 Crop Season Promises Challenges; GrowingOn 2016 Meetings Offer Solutions

Its no secret the agriculture sector is in one of its down cycles. Midwest crop prices have been falling for the past few years and livestock prices are under pressure as production recovers from herd reductions caused by prolonged drought and diseases

New Growth Energy Ad on RFS, Featuring Bachelor Star and Iowa Farmer Chris Soules

Growth Energy and Chris Soules, Iowa farmer and star of The Bachelor and Dancing with the Stars announced a new television ad emphasizing the economic and environmental benefits of ethanol

Stallman has enjoyed the ride, but he is not done yet

Bob Stallman, a Texas rancher and rice producer will not seek re-election after 16 years as President of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Mr. Stallman reflects on his time leading the nation's largest general farm organization.

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    Contract Month Change Open High Low Last Updated
    Corn (P) Dec 2015 -6-6 0-0 359-2 359-2 359-2s 11/27/15
    Corn (P) Mar 2016 -5-4 0-0 367-2 367-2 367-2s 11/27/15
    Soybeans (P) Jan 2016 -2-2 0-0 873-0 873-0 873-0s 11/27/15
    Soybeans (P) Mar 2016 -2-2 0-0 875-4 875-4 875-4s 11/27/15
    Wheat (P) Dec 2015 -13-4 0-0 465-6 465-6 465-6s 11/27/15
    Wheat (P) Jan 2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 12/31/69
    Live Cattle Dec 2015 +0.875 131.250 132.350 130.950 131.825s 11/27/15
    Feeder Cattle Mar 2016 +0.550 163.350 164.500 162.650 163.675s 11/27/15
    Lean Hogs Dec 2015 -0.075 58.750 58.950 58.275 58.725s 11/27/15

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