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Sunday Morning Report: Boxed Beef Price Summary

Sunday Morning Report: Boxed Beef Price Summary

NATIONAL WEEKLY BOXED BEEF CUTOUT AND BOXED BEEF CUTS – Negotiated Sales Based on negotiated prices and volume of boxed beef cuts delivered within 0-21 days and on average industry cutting yields. Values reflect U.S. dollars per 100 pounds. CHOICE SELECT 600-900 600-900 ——————————————————————————– WEEKLY COMPOSITE PRIMAL VALUES Primal Rib 326.11 310.74 Primal Chuck 201.26

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Sunday Morning Report: Boneless Beef Price Summary

FOB Plant basis negotiated sales for delivery within 0-21 day period, including sales since last report, U.S.dollars per 100 pounds. CURRENT VOLUME – (one load equals 40,000 pounds) Central 149.64 loads — 5,985,641 pounds National 217.53 loads — 8,701,330 pounds East Coast 22.38 loads — 895,216 pounds West Coast 13.45 loads — 538,147 pounds ——————————————————————————–

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Iowa prep coach sticks with decision to quit

The head girls basketball coach at the high school in Independence has carried through with his intention to quit. Rod Conrad and assistant coach Rob Ratchford had complained of threats and criticism from parents and others. The school board accepted Ratchford’s resignation on Monday. Conrad had said in a statement released March 12 that he’d

Tony Bisignano

Panel: Bisignano should stay on ballot

A panel of state officials has concluded that former state lawmaker Tony Bisignano should be allowed to run for the Iowa Senate. Attorney General Tom Miller, Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, and State Auditor Mary Mosiman considered a challenge by one of Bisignano’s primary opponents, Ned Chiodo, who claims Bisignano is disqualified from running

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Judge: Iowa City rental lease clauses are illegal

A judge says that numerous provisions commonly included in Iowa City apartment leases are illegal because they unfairly shift costs to tenants. Tuesday’s ruling by Judge Douglas Russell is a major victory for the Iowa City Tenants’ Project, which is bringing class-action lawsuits against landlords on behalf of thousands of current and former tenants. Russell

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Iowa House OKs Bill to Address Human Trafficking

The Iowa House has unanimously voted in favor of a measure meant to crack down on human trafficking involving minors. The House approved the legislation 97-0 Wednesday. It now returns to the Senate for further consideration. The bill as approved removes training requirements and a victim support fund included in the Senate’s original version. It

Marquette Fire

Blaze Damages Buildings in Northeast Iowa Town

No injuries have been reported from a fire that damaged or destroyed three buildings in the northeast Iowa community of Marquette.   Firefighters from eight departments battled the blaze early Monday morning on North Street in downtown Marquette, which sits on the Mississippi River.   Marquette Fire Chief Dan Bickel says a man who lived

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Weekly National Grain Market Review

Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids traded mixed.  All grains opened the week with losses after USDA’s WASDE Report had little for the market to be bullish about.  U.S. ending stocks for soybeans were lowered by only 5 million bushels to 145 mb.  USDA increased world ending stocks for corn from 157.30 mmt


Nebraska/Iowa Hay Summary

Week Ending Mar 14, 2014 NEBRASKA: Compared to last week, alfalfa hay, grass hay, cornstalk bales, and ground/delivered alfalfa and ground/delivered cornstalks steady. Dehy pellets steady. Light to moderate movement was noted most hay products. Prices are dollars per ton FOB (freight on buyer) stack in medium to large square bales and rounds, unless otherwise

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Saturday Morning Boxed Beef Price Report

Based on negotiated prices and volume of boxed beef cuts delivered within 0-21 days and on average industry cutting yields.  Values reflect U.S. dollars per 100 pounds. CHOICE         SELECT 600-900        600-900 ——————————————————————————– WEEKLY COMPOSITE PRIMAL VALUES Primal Rib                                     303.57         293.46 Primal Chuck                                   211.81         211.57 Primal Round                                   226.27         228.49 Primal Loin                                    290.80         282.73 Primal Brisket                                 169.81