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Market Journal on Holding Beans in February, Property Taxes January 19, 2018

This week on Market Journal host Jeff Wilkerson talks with Roy Smith, a farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, about why he never sells soybeans in February.

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Preparing For Pre-Harvest Marketing In 2018 January 18, 2018

Selling corn under $4.00/bushel is not fun for anyone, but it will be a reality for Nebraska producers this year. Despite low prices, there will be opportunities for savvy marketers. In this article the author reviews some of 2017's marketing challenges and offers suggestions for how to avoid them in 2018.

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Market Journal Looks at Market Response to USDA Crop Report November 17, 2017

This week's Market Journal looks at how to select for Bt traits to protect corn from insects, the corn and soybean markets, how La Niña could impact weather conditions in the US and South America, and this week's forecast.

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2 Grain Marketing Workshops Cancelled Due to Harvest Delays November 13, 2017

Due to delayed harvest, two November Grain Marketing Workshops have been cancelled and are expected to be rescheduled for January. The workshops were to be held Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Wayne and Wednesday, Nov. 15 at O'Neill.

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2 Grain Marketing Workshops to be Rescheduled October 31, 2017

Due to delayed harvest progress, the first two November Grain Marketing Workshops have been cancelled and are expected to be rescheduled for January. Watch CropWatch for further information on the new dates.

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Market Journal: Selling Strategies for Corn and Soybeans; ARC and PLC Payments October 20, 2017

The Oct. 20 Market Journal includes segments on corn and soybean markets, ARC and PLC payments, cutting or grazing alfalfa, and fixing ephemeral gullies.

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Two Types of Grain Marketing Workshops this Fall October 10, 2017

Two grain marketing workshops will be offered at sites across Nebraska this fall to help grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices. They are "Introduction to Futures and Options" and "Developing Grain Marketing Plans."

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Developing a Grain Marketing Plan in 5 Easy Steps October 6, 2017

If you didn’t know where to start or thought developing your own grain marketing plan was too difficult, check out these tips for writing and using a plan throughout the year to meet your goals.

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