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American Soybean Association to celebrate 100 years

The American Soybean Association will celebrate 100 years of representing farmers next month. ASA was formed when brothers Taylor, Noah and Finis Fouts hosted the first Corn Belt Soybean Field Day at their Soyland Farms operation in Camden, Indian... Read More

Nebraska farm real estate values increase for first time since 2014

Nebraska agricultural land values increased by 3 percent over the last year, to a statewide average of $2,725 per acre, according to the final results of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 2020 Farm Real Estate Report. This marks the first annual... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

Weather is the primary factor and a bigger factor then reports on Friday Some much-needed rain will hit fields…then watch out here comes the heat June first to present the U.S. corn belt there were two years that were hotter ’88 & 2... Read More

Irrigation supply expected to be good through summer

Irrigation is making sure the crops in eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska are faring well this summer, even with the hot, dry days. Since late May, the irrigation canals for alfalfa and some other early crops have been running. “Most guys are o... Read More

Market Alfalfa Show at the Kansas State Fair

MANHATTAN — “Now’s the time to start getting your entry in for the Kansas State Fair’s Market Alfalfa Show,” says Carole Schlender, Contest Manager. Entries for the contest must be pre-entered and the sample mailed by August 15 to the Ka... Read More

The Fontanelle Final Bell Tuesday with Kyle Bumsted of Allenadle Inc.

Kyle Bumsted, Allendale Inc, joins the Fontanelle Final Bell from a dirt road near Ericson Nebraska. The market discussion centers around livestock. Heat is not only taking it's toll on the row crops, but it also impacting cattle. This could help to ... Read More

Propane Council urges producers to plan harvest energy needs

With corn and soybean plantings up substantially compared to last year, the Propane Education & Research Council is reminding producers across the Midwest to plan well in advance of harvest season to ensure they have access to enough propane this... Read More

(Audio) Two Nebraska volunteer fire departments receive grain bin rescue tubes

Two rural volunteer fire departments in Nebraska were awarded grain bin rescue tubes through Nationwide Insurance’s grain bin safety initiative. Adams Rural Fire and Brainard Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department were among 41 fire departments ... Read More

*Video*  The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics

Chicago weather Looking at what the market is looking like…does it look like 2012? What happened in 2012 with the market? Can we learn from marketing in 2012 for 2020? COVID Feed Demand Read More

Audio: KAAPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report For The Week Of July 6

For the first full week of July corn and soybean ratings started to drop slightly across the nation.Corn silking is the first crop condition area we see that is actually behind the five year average. Winter wheat harvest is rolling along ahead of sch... Read More

Nebraska Extension webinar on cash flow strategies during the pandemic

COVID-19 has impacted the finances and business plans of agricultural producers across the state. An upcoming Nebraska Extension webinar will focus on cash flow strategies and available tools as farmers and ranchers plan for the rest of the year. ... Read More

Hemp Growers Looking to Establish Checkoff

The National Industrial Hemp Council and the Hemp Industries Association entered into an agreement to look into the possibility of establishing a marketing checkoff program for hemp. “Today is another step forward in the right direction for hemp... Read More

Corn Lights Up the Party | Friday Five | July 3, 2020

Rebel and Alex created the ultimate party checklist for Fourth of July celebrations! Corn is used to make dextrin, which is a binding compound used in fireworks. Plus, the sweet corn consumed over the holiday weekend will likely come from Georgia,... Read More

Father/son duo discuss crop progress in eastern Nebraska | Fridays in the Field | Ep. 6

Susan is back with an update with Tom and Devin Vodicka of rural Suprise, Nebraska! The father/son duo farm a combination of dry land and irrigated acres of corn and soybeans. This year, they have been fortunate to receive timely rains and face... Read More