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Nebraska Agricultural Prices

August 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Nebraska Agricultural Statistics office issued the following news release:

Preliminary prices received by farmers for winter wheat for August 2014 averaged $5.90 per bushel, a decrease of 46 cents from the July price according to the USDA'sNational Agricultural Statistics Service. The preliminary August corn price, at $3.70 per bushel, decreased 50 cents from the previous month.

The preliminary August sorghum price averaged $6.10 per cwt, a decrease of 65 cents from July. The preliminary August soybean price, at $11.80 per bushel, was down $1.20 from last month.

The August alfalfa hay price, at $112.00 per ton, was down $1.00 from July. The other hay price, at $87.00 per ton, was down $10.00 from July.

The preliminary August dry edible bean and oat prices were withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

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