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Caring and Sharing Group Meeting

The Caring & Sharing group will meet on April 26th at 10:30 am in thye North Lounge at the Good Samaritan Society in Forest City. It’s open to anyone caring for or about a person with health concerns.

University of Northern Iowa

UNI students help bring saplings to Cedar Falls

A group of University of Northern Iowa students is helping bring thousands of free saplings to Cedar Falls to help the city replace trees lost to disease or flooding.   UNI Hardwoods recently transported 6,500 oak tree saplings from a nursery in East Moline, Ill. More than 100 student volunteers will plant some of them


Tuesday Morning National Direct Sow Price Comparison

Based on State of Origin —————————————————————————- :  National   :    Iowa     :   Western   :   Eastern :             :  Minnesota  :  Cornbelt   :  Cornbelt —————————————————————————- SLAUGHTER SOWS  :             :             :             : :             :             :             : 300-399 lbs: 69.33-93.00 : 69.33-93.00 : 69.33-93.00 : 73.47-91.35 wtd avg:    84.96    :    86.44    :    85.23    :    85.45 head count:    1,360    :     559    

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Saturday Morning Interior Iowa Daily Grain Prices

Dollars per bushel, delivered to Interior Iowa Country Elevators. US 2 Yellow Corn Prices were generally steady for a state average of 4.65. US 1 Yellow Soybean Prices were generally steady for a state average of 13.93. Iowa Regions #2 Yellow Corn #1 Yellow Soybeans Range Avg Range Avg Northwest 4.44 – 4.65 4.56 13.81


Wednesday Morning Boneless Beef Price Report

FOB Plant basis negotiated sales for delivery within 0-21 day period, including sales since last report, U.S.dollars per 100 pounds. Compared to last market test: Lean boneless was generally steady; 85% was firm to higher on a light test; 75% was weak to lower; Other lean percentages were not fully established. Beef trimmings lower on

Chicago Board of Trade

Grain higher, livestock mixed

Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May delivery rose 21.25 cents to $7.1450 a bushel; May corn was 11 cents higher at 4.90 a bushel; May oats rose 2.50 cents to $4.1750 a bushel; while May soybeans were 16.75 cents higher at $14.2550 a bushel. Beef was higher

2014 IGCA All-State Girls Basketball Teams

Class 1A  1st Team Renee Maneman Newell Fonda 12 Caitlyn Riese Colo Nesco 12 Taylor Hickey Burlington Notre Dame 12 Claudia Larsen Newell Fonda 12 Paige Danner Ar-We-Va 12 London Vais Adair Casey 12 Jasmine Demers Storm Lake St. Mary’s 12 Riley Kilbride Burlington Notre Dame 12 2nd Team Kate Patton Murray 12 Carmen Subbert Stanton

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Sunday Morning Omaha Pork Price Summary

NATIONAL WEEKLY PORK REPORT FOB Omaha – Negotiated Sales ——————————————————————————– USDA ESTIMATED PORK CARCASS CUTOUT Based on negotiated prices and volume of pork cuts delivered within 0-14 days and on average industry cutting yields. Values reflect U.S. dollars per 100 pounds. Calculations for a 205 lb Pork Carcass. 53-54% lean, 0.65″-0.80″ BF last rib ——————————————————————————–