Renewable diesel production expanding thanks to Love’s and Cargill joint venture

Renewable diesel production expanding thanks to Love’s and Cargill joint venture

HASTINGS, NEBRASKA - The Love's Family of Companies, Cargill and their affiliates have entered into a unique 50/50 joint venture to produce and market renewable diesel - a green fuel experiencing strong, rising demand. The joint venture is called Heartwell Renewables and will result in the construction of a new production plant…
CASNR announces Change Maker Incoming Student Scholarship Recipients

CASNR announces Change Maker Incoming Student Scholarship Recipients

Lincoln, Neb. April 20, 2021 —The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected eight incoming CASNR students to receive Change Maker scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year.   In its second year, the CASNR Change Maker Scholarship Competition invites prospective students to submit a…
Fuel retailers add E15, E85 ethanol blends in eight locations in Nebraska

Fuel retailers add E15, E85 ethanol blends in eight locations in Nebraska

Eight fuel retailer locations in Nebraska have added higher blends of ethanol, including E15 and E85. Higher ethanol blends are now available in Bellevue, Lincoln, Columbus, Grand Island and St. Paul. The Nebraska Ethanol Board said when consumers choose ethanol at the pump, they are helping the environment. Ethanol is…
Farm Groups Support Bonnie Nomination for FPAC

Farm Groups Support Bonnie Nomination for FPAC

Farm groups welcome President Joe Biden’s nomination of Robert Bonnie to oversee The Department of Agriculture’s Farm Production and Conservation mission area as undersecretary. FPAC is significant to agriculture and includes the Farm Service Agency, which manages commodity programs and the Conservation Reserve Program, the Risk Management Agency, which administers…
KAAPA Ethanol crop progress report for week of April 19th

KAAPA Ethanol crop progress report for week of April 19th

The third crop progress report of the year expands to include corn and soybean emergence. Along with soybean planting. For much of the Midwest there is little excitement as famers slow or pause planting pace to see what the current cool weather pattern has in store. Corn planting is 2%…
Ricketts goes horseback, proclaims ‘Rodeo Week’ in Nebraska

Ricketts goes horseback, proclaims ‘Rodeo Week’ in Nebraska

Happening horseback on Monday, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed this week as Rodeo Week in Nebraska. Ricketts was joined by University of Nebraska President Ted Carter and members of the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association ahead of the 2021 Nebraska Cornhusker College Rodeo. "Agriculture is a big part of who we…
The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Soybeans saw some higher numbersBeans is giving a good representation of what the long-term feel is for the market Short term vs. longDowntrend in the dollarSome Senators trying to get ethanol into the infrastructure planBrazilian weather is the bigger picture then the cold in the Midwest right nowRally in the hogs
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

It's been one year since crude oil traded in the negative and it's a cold start to the day. Lexington Nebraska dropped below 20 degrees F on Tuesday morning meanwhile it dropped to nearly 25 degrees F in Dodge City Kansas. That has wheat traders feeling bullish and a general…