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Market Journal Looks at Factors of the Current Soybean Rally

February 23, 2018
This week's Market Journal looks at the soybean rally, selling strategies for 2018 corn and soybeans, sensor-based fertigation, research on applying nitrogen in soybeans, and the weather for the next week.

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Pre-Harvest Marketing Non-Irrigated Corn

February 13, 2018
A pre-harvest marketing plan for non-irrigated corn coupled with a revenue protection crop insurance policy may provide an opportunity to lock in prices above expected breakeven. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages.

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Market Journal: Corn-Soybean Market Demands & Corn Seeding Rates

February 9, 2018
This week's Market Journal looks at demand prospects for U.S. corn and soybeans, corn seeding rates, prospects for the 2018 farm bill, and the forecast for the coming week.

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Market Journal looks at Impacts on Soybean Prices

February 2, 2018
This week on Market Journal host Jeff Wilkerson talks with Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag ProEdge grain sales manager, about how weather concerns in Argentina are impacting soybean prices in the US. Also this week: bacterial leaf streak hosts, solar power for ag operations, and more.

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Extension App for Grain Marketing Plans Now Available for Android

February 1, 2018
A Nebraska Extension mobile app to help corn, soybean, and wheat farmers manage their operations in a rapidly changing price environment is now available in Apple and Android.

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Improve Your Grain Marketing at Winter Workshops

January 26, 2018
Learn how to protect your farm operation from adverse market movements at one of the Nebraska Extension Grain Marketing Workshops being held this winter. The sessions are designed to help grain producers minimize losses during this time of low grain prices.

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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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Graph comparing average corn prices with very high ending stocks.

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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