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    2019 Annual Beef Cow Replacement Forecast

    Forecasts range from a low of -$623/hd to a high of $1009/hd). The lowest cost ($600/hd) and the lowest cull rate (14%) had the highest average breakeven value of $1009/hd. Best case scenario is where costs are lowest and herd average age is highest, the lowest annual replacement rate.

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    Western Nebraska corn/soybean rotation Payoff

    Corn and soybeans are the two most common crops grown in Nebraska. Some farmers in the western part of the state plant continuous corn with few that plant continuous soybeans. In most cases some type of corn/soybean rotation is practiced. Idealistically speaking crop rotations should be producer and site specific, matching physical geography, resource availability and management capability. This work focuses on the difference in profitability among four possible rotations.

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