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AUDIO: Market commentary with daily brokers

Summary The market comes out of it's turkey coma and decides to hit the sell button on Monday. Stocks were unimpressed with Moderna pharmaceutical's announcement of seeking FDA approval to distribu... Read More

Holliday named to 2021 Pork Leadership Institute team

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the National Pork Board (NPB) have announced the members of the 2021 Pork Leadership Institute (PLI). Aaron Holliday of Columbus will represent Nebraska as one of the eighteen team members from thirteen ... Read More

National Thanksgiving turkey welcomed to the White House

National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Ron Kardel presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey named "Corn" to President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump today during the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation. "Corn" and hi... Read More

Farmers earn 12 cents of Thanksgiving food dollar

For every dollar Americans spend on Thanksgiving dinner this year, farmers and ranchers will earn about 11.9 cents. The National Farmers Union says that marks a slight drop from 2019 when farmers claimed 12.5 cents of the Thanksgiving food dollar.... Read More

U.S. pork producers encourage Americans to 'Give a Ham'

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) launched the “Give-a-Ham” challenge to encourage hog producers and others to donate pork this holiday season. Now through the end of the year, NPPC is challenging those who are able to donate a ham to... Read More

Audio: November cattle on feed report

The November cattle on feed report showed all cattle on feed in the US jumped 1% higher. Placements finally dropped in the monthly report after seeing several months of higher placements. However total cattle on feed was a strong number above analyst... Read More

Court upholds hog verdict; Smithfield announces settlement

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a 2018 jury verdict that led to monetary awards for neighbors of an eastern North Carolina industrial hog operation for its smells and noise. Thursday's ruling by a panel of the 4th U.S. Ci... Read More

NCBA Pleased with National Environmental Policy Act Changes

The U.S. Forest Service updated the agency’s National Environmental Policy Act regulations, and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council are pleased with the changes. Kaitlynn Glover is the NCBA Director of Natura... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brad Kooima with Kooima, Kooima & Varilek

Cattle risk off covid deal Rumors about plant closings Cash market steady Food service retail issues Marketing year high on beef exports Beans impressive Exports…pretty new into the trading year   ...... Read More

The NebraskaN Livestock Show Cancelled

On September 14, 2020, The National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic their 2021 event needed to be cancelled. On September 15, the Grand Island Livestock Complex Authority (GILCA) began exploring the poten... Read More

Tyson suspends Iowa plant managers amid virus betting claim

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tyson Foods has suspended top officials at its largest pork plant and launched an investigation into allegations that they bet on how many workers would get infected during a widespread coronavirus outbreak. Tyson Foods Pr... Read More