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Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2020 Seminar Series

LINCOLN — Speakers from across the nation will present on a variety of topics during the Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2020 Seminar Series starting January 24, 2020. Seminars begin at 3:30 pm i... Read More

Perdue Open to Changing Crop Data Collection

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue talked over the weekend about his willingness to make changes in National Ag Statistics Service methods of crop data collection. A Farm Journal article says during 2019 and it’s many challenges, many farmers were openly... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brad Kooima of Kooima, Kooima & Varilek

Quiet start with the livestock.  Tone of the beef is just okay…macro’s have Brad concerned just a bit.  Cash cattle.  Average weights are disturbing.  Year on year comparisons come in higher.  Is the market tired for the cattle?  Hogs conti... Read More

Coming Trade Schools to Encourage Farmers, Others to Become Trade Champions

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) are partnering with nearly a dozen state corn organizations this winter to put on five trade schools in farmers’ local areas, aiming to educate and empower grower-lea... Read More

$1.2 Million Grant to Help Corn and Wheat Growers Manage Nitrogen Fertilizer Application

Corn and wheat growers across Nebraska will be able to gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies that will allow them to more precisely identify the amount of nitrogen fertilizer their crops need, while preventing excess nitrates from e... Read More

Applications Due Jan. 24 for Class IV of Nebraska Corn Growers Association's PRIME Program

The Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) is pleased to announce that applications for the next class of the PRIME Program are now available. Click here to apply.  Applications are due Jan. 24, 2020. The PRIME Program is a continuing educa... Read More

Upcoming Agriculture Events, Programs (For Jan. 20-24, 2020)

Are you looking for a program to attend this month? Take a look at a few upcoming events near you! Good Farmer to Great Manager What? Record-keeping classes will teach farmers and ranchers to keep accurate records for their operations. When?... Read More

Weed Science School Jan. 29 near Mead

Update your weed science knowledge and skills at a Nebraska Extension Weed Science School Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020. University, government, and industry speakers will address current weed science issues as well as recommendations for improving herb... Read More

Tests find some early Arizona hemp crops have too much THC

Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as levels of THC that are too high force some farmers to destroy crops instead of harvesting them. Results of state Department of Agriculture testing have about 41% of the Arizon... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Eric Kruegar of Smart Yield

Crazy week of reports.  From the January 10th report, Phase One, USMCA…but still beans had a rough week.  Shows volatility & one needs to be prepared.  Last 60 days we have been in a tight range.   Ethanol margins remain tight…China even... Read More

Brandon and Clay Discuss Wheat Output and Prices in Harry S. Truman's Day

Brandon Benitz & Clay Patton sit down to talk about wheat production during Harry S. Truman's time on the farm & compare it to today... ...... Read More