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Vet shares tips for managing cattle through heat

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A Kansas State University veterinarian is urging cattle producers to beef up their plans for managing heat stress in their herds, a challenge that costs the U.S. cattle industry up to $370 million in losses each year. A.J. Tarp... Read More

Nebraska State Fair to hold livestock, static exhibits only

The Nebraska state fair board held a special meeting Tuesday morning to decide on the fate of the 2020 state fair. The board voted to hold livestock and static exhibits only at this point but authorized the staff to hold other activities that are ... Read More

Scholarships available for Trout in the Classroom program

Six $1,000 scholarships are available to Nebraska schools starting up Trout in the Classroom, a science-based program that allows students to explore aquatic ecosystems, life cycles, water quality and the scientific process by raising trout from eggs... Read More

American Woolen Wins Army Uniform Contract

A Stafford Springs, Conn., woolen mill has won a $2 million military contract to make Army dress uniforms in a Pentagon initiative to strengthen industrial supply chains damaged by the coronavirus. American Woolen Co. Inc. will produce polyester a... Read More

McDonald’s in Canada Says No to More Beyond Meat Burgers

Shares of Beyond Meat fell seven percent last week after the CBC report that said McDonald’s stopped testing a burger made with its patties in Canada. McDonald’s’ in Canada says the test ended on April sixth, mentioning on Twitter that they “... Read More

Sheep Industry Requests Additional Congressional Funding

The American Sheep Industry Association, its state affiliates, the National Lamb Feeders Association and the Public Lands Council sent a letter to congressional leaders this week calling for additional support of the sheep industry in light of disrup... Read More

NDA confirms vesicular stomatitis case in horse

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a case of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in a horse in Buffalo County. The horses on the infected premises have been quarantined. At present time, one additional horse on the premises ... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Overall feel of the markets How does corn differ from soybeans June 30th report on Tuesday Ethanol Market Overall movement of livestock-politics & livestock   ...... Read More

Audio: Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report

The latest quarterly hog and pig report from USDA shows the US hog inventory is up 5%. As of June 1, 2020 the United States inventory of all hogs and pigs was 79.6 million head. This was up 5 percent from June 1, 2019, and up 3 percent from March... Read More

DED Issues Important Reminder about Applying for COVID-19 Grants for Small Businesses, Livestock Producers

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) wishes to issue an important reminder to those applying for grants under the following programs: Small Business Stabilization, Livestock Producer Stabilization. Be reminded that there are two... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

Name change for INTL FC Stone.  China & the growing corn deficit, Army worms-is that a concern for China.  Where are we at for Phase One with China…a lot of opposite information.  Progression of the winter wheat harvest.  How are drought ar... Read More

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

Non threatening weather, crop progress report-has some questioning percentage. Is the issue with China a trade barrier or more of a COVID issue Livestock…China & Tyson Foods will set a stage for other proteins. Cold Storage Report.  Hogs &a... Read More

China Suspends Exports from Tyson Foods Plant

China Sunday suspended poultry exports from an Arkansas Tyson Food's processing plant where workers tested positive for COVID-19. China’s General Administration of Customs announced the suspension after Tyson Foods confirmed a cluster of COVID-1... Read More

(AUDIO) NE high school rodeo athletes punch their tickets to nationals

High school rodeo competitors left it all in the arena this weekend at the Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo. Traditionally held in Hastings, the rodeo transitioned to Burwell in light of coronavirus concerns. The top 30 placeholders in each even... Read More