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Trading Bits and Bytes looks at Hong Kong & struggles in beans

  From bean struggles to Hong Kong. Darin D. Fessler talks with Susan Littlefield for this weeks Trading Bits & Bytes Read More

Irrigation districts vote for additional $9 million repair

A permeation grouting repair of the Ft. Laramie Canal tunnels one and two will bring the total repair cost to about $15 million.  A unanimous vote from the Gering Ft. Laramie Irrigation District on Thursday, Nov. 21, and a majority vote from the ... Read More

Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal pesticide use in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Agrochemicals company Monsanto on Thursday pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide on research crops on the Hawaii island of Maui in 2014, prosecutors said. Monsanto, now owned by the pharmaceutical company Bayer of Germany... Read More

Landlord/tenant cash rent workshops

Nebraska Extension’s Landlord/Tenant Cash Rent Workshops for 2020 and Beyond will provide the latest leasing, real estate and management information to operators, tenants and landowners in Nebraska this winter. The workshop is scheduled in 19 co... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darin Fessler of Lakefront Futures

Corn continues to see slop progress in harvest with over 3 billion bushels still out. Beans have been in a difficult spot, many still question the USDA reports. Hong Kong-is this causing a slow down in getting a trade agreement in place. South Americ... Read More

Legal hemp, CBD stir more farmers to grow unfamiliar crop

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Dave Crabill and two business partners started small for their first foray into farming hemp, growing two strains of the now-legal cousin of marijuana on an acre along a dirt road outside the industrial city of Flint.... Read More

Video Spotlights from the 2019 Gateway Farm Expo

The 50th Gateway Farm Expo is underway in Kearney, Nebraska! Gateway, the longest-running farm show in Nebraska, is a regional show that continually draws 6000 - 8000 visitors over its two-day operation each year. Rowse Rakes Rowse Rakes has... Read More

2 Amish boys killed by corn-laden truck on Indiana farm

NAPPANEE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say two Amish brothers were killed when they were run over by a tractor-trailer hauling corn on a farm in northern Indiana. Kosciusko County Coroner Tony Ciriello says 5-year-old Jaylin Hochstetler and 3-year-ol... Read More

GREEN Act Would Extend Renewable Energy Tax Incentives

A renewable energy bill includes biodiesel tax extenders, although the legislation’s future is uncertain. This week, California Democrat Mike Thompson introduced the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now, or GREEN Act, in the House of Represe... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of FC Stone

Hong Kong, Bill in the Senate…how does that effect China Trade. Talks 3 b corn is still in the field, South American weather helping the crops.  USDA to continue crop progress reports into the near future.  Spread of ASF continues in China & ... Read More

USDA Begins 2019 Organic Survey

The Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service will mail letters with survey codes this December to more than 22,000 organic producers. Specifically, the surveys target producers involved in certified or transitioning to ... Read More