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Monday, February 15, 2016

Slimming down on the Nebraska farms - The Norfolk Daily News : News

Slimming down on the Nebraska farms - The Norfolk Daily News : News: When Tyler Ramsey joined his father, Myles Ramsey, as the fifth generation on the family farm near Kenesaw in south-central Nebraska, he began a lesson in risk management a lot sooner than he bargained for.
It was 2012, and corn prices for the market year extending into 2013 hit $7.50 per bushel in parts of Nebraska.
Fast-forward four years to last week. Corn prices at rural Nebraska elevators brought less than $3.25 a bushel in many parts of the state.