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Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darin Fessler of Lakefront Futures

Overnight markets set the stage for a Thursday day trade. The talk of certifying acres once again in North Dakota & Minnesota. Choppy trade continues with harvest delays & snow in the Dakota's... Read More

Senator Fischer Speaks on the Importance of USMCA

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, spoke on the Senate floor on the importance of passing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and urged House Speaker Nancy Pelos... Read More

Beaver City Receives Nearly $2.5 Million From USDA For Water Project -- Investment will Benefit 609 Rural Residents

Lincoln, Neb. -- USDA Rural Development Nebraska State Director Karl Elmshaeuser announced Wednesday that nearly $2.5 million will be utilized for a water project in Beaver City. “The funding announced today (Wednesday)  is a fi... Read More

Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Rep. Elijah Cummings

Lincoln, Neb. -- Neb. Gov. Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Donald J. Trump, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff out of respect for Elijah E. Cummings.  Representative Cummings pass... Read More

Fed survey finds US economy being hurt by trade battles

The U.S. economy expanded at a modest pace in September and into October, despite rising trade tensions and weaker global growth that hampered manufacturing, and adverse weather hitting farmers. In its latest assessment of business conditions arou... Read More

Dunn, Conaway: USDA Research Developments Remain Top Priority

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Agriculture Committee’s Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee held a hearing to review the implementation of USDA Farm Bill research programs. After the hearing, Subcommittee Ranking Member N... Read More

Farming accident in rural Dawson County

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a farming accident in rural Dawson County. Sheriff Ken Moody says it was reported shortly before 4:00pm on October 13th about 6 miles northeast of Cozad. It occurred as a rural Cozad man was cutt... Read More

U.S. Census Bureau opens its Nebraska office in Lincoln

Lincoln, Neb. -- The U.S. Census Bureau has opened its Nebraska office in Lincoln as it prepares for the 2020 count. The bureau will be hiring thousands of temporary workers to gather and help process the count. Dennis Johnson is deputy directo... Read More

NMPF Statement on Its Letter to President Trump

“On behalf of dairy farmers and farmer-owned dairy cooperatives across the country, NMPF wrote to the President today to commend his Administration for its excellent judgment this month in including a number of European dairy products, particularly... Read More

A World of Octobers

The temperatures have dropped, and it’s truly beginning to feel like fall on the farm. The air feels crisper, the sky seems brighter and everything seems a bit fresher now that the summer heat has left. It’s as if the plants, animals and people h... Read More

Tyson to ban ractopamine use in pork

Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. today announced plans to prohibit the use of ractopamine in the market hogs it buys from farmers beginning in February 2020. Ractopamine is a feed ingredient that helps increase ... Read More