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State cattle groups support Cattle Market Transparency Act

More than a dozen state cattle organization voice their support for the Cattle Market Transparency Act. In a letter to Senate Agriculture Committee leadership, 16 state cattle groups say the bill "will aid in cattle market transparency for all pro... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

Cash market weakness coming out of the north Are the cattle to big? What is behind the strength in the soybeans Will soybean prices continue to grow? Why are corn prices going up? Wheat continues to see dryness global Sum it up ... Read More

U.S. winter outlook: cooler north, warmer south

Expect a dry, warm winter in the south, and cooler, wetter, conditions in the North, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA last week released its U.S. Winter Outlook, indicating weather impacts from an ongoing La N... Read More

Bill Even: U.S. pork industry learns from adversity and looks to the future

This year has been stressful for everyone, but COVID-19 has caused excruciating issues for the pork industry. From market disruptions due to plant closures and decimation of the food-service sector, to pork producers having to make incredibly difficu... Read More

VIDEO: With few disruptions, Nebraska farmers harvest ahead of average pace

Nebraska farmers continue harvesting well ahead of the average pace for this time of year. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture as of Sunday, Oct. 18,  58 percent of Nebraska corn was harvested. That figure is ahead of the average f... Read More

Reuters: payments to farmers at all time high before election

Direct payments to U.S. farmers are at an all-time high as the nation prepares for a national election next month. Record government subsidies, much needed in the turbulent trade environment and coronavirus pandemic, are projected to make up more tha... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing

  Continuation of the status quo Many wondering where the stock is in China Will their buying keep up in the short term? Harvest progress is moving along quickly South America forecast is getting better Black Sea region is st... Read More

NPPC seeks immediate COVID-19 relief

The National Pork Producers Council calls for immediate relief for the nation’s hog farmers. U.S. hog farmers are facing $5 billion in collective pandemic-related losses this year following two challenging years due to trade retaliation. NPPC Pr... Read More

Nebraska FFA duo named as finalist in National FFA Agriscience Fair

A Nebraska FFA duo has paved their way to compete at the National FFA Convention & Expo. McKenzie Milligan and Karen Volquardsen of the Norfolk FFA Chapter were named as finalists in the 2020 National FFA Agriscience Fair. The duo advanced ... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board hosts international customers through Virtual Grain Exchange

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) recently hosted two trade teams to promote the state’s corn, ethanol, distillers grains, beef and pork industries to international customers. The visits were held virtually and were in conjunction with the U.S. Grai... Read More

Happy Toy Maker brings farm, ranch kids’ dreams to reality

In 1999, Jerry Sims made a blue doctoring chute for his two boys to play with. What started as one Christmas gift, has turned into every farm and ranch kid’s dream.  Sims, affectionately known as The Happy Toy Maker, creates realistic, heavy du... Read More

NCBA releases price discovery proposal

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association released its proposal over the weekend for voluntary cattle market price discovery. In a letter to NCBA members, NCBA President Marty Smith says the proposal "lays out a plan to increase negotiated trade an... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces New Grant Programs to Get Nebraska Growing, Proclaims October as Pregnancy and Infant Awareness Month in Nebraska

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced new grant programs to continue growing Nebraska in the midst of the disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic.  As part of the Coronavirus Relief Fund, the State of Nebraska received $1.084 billion... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Wheat is the most confusing market right now Light buyer support for soybeans Dry weather concerns Corn isn’t really expensive…yet beans have some good value Cattle had some struggles in the trade, falling off the cliff today M... Read More