Weather Pressure 5|18|24 Nebraska Soybean Board Weekly Market Roundup

Weather Pressure 5|18|24 Nebraska Soybean Board Weekly Market Roundup

Weather took center stage this week both in the U.S. and in Russia with its effects on wheat. On this week's Nebraska Soybean Board Weekly Market Roundup we hear from Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners and Shawn Hackett with Hackett Financial Advisors on planting delays due to weather, slower…
Farmers Still Waiting on a Farm Bill

Farmers Still Waiting on a Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Bill expired last year, and Congress passed a one-year extension of that bill. Joby Young, executive vice president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, says the time is now to get a new bill through Congress Young says it’s important that a farm bill is bipartisan to…
Top BBQ tips on National Barbecue Day

Top BBQ tips on National Barbecue Day

When it comes to barbecue, few people in the Lone Star State know more than a trio of Texas A&M University meat scientists, affectionately known as the “Three Brisketeers.” Together, these long-time friends and colleagues share more than 120 years of collective expertise in the art and science behind smoking and grilling meat to…
Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Kaden Wooters

Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Kaden Wooters

Steer wrestler and Elwood, Nebraska native Kaden Wooters is making his second trip to the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming this June.   This time, however, he will be representing the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits. Wooters’ first qualification in the steer wrestling came last year during his…
Cattle Chat: How viruses move across species

Cattle Chat: How viruses move across species

Anyone who remembers the COVID-19 pandemic may have a heightened sense of concern with news stories announcing that traces of the influenza virus have been appearing in unexpected places. On a recent Cattle Chat podcast, Kansas State University veterinarians shared their educational insight to help beef producers get an understanding…
Accessibility in Agriculture: AgrAbility provides hope

Accessibility in Agriculture: AgrAbility provides hope

Most people can’t imagine not being able to do the things they love, and many never have to experience that.  This was a reality for 61-year-old Kevin Daniels, a rancher from Norfolk, when he became paralyzed last April.  Kevin grew up near Norfolk. He remembers warm summer days spent riding…
Considerations before turning cattle out to pasture

Considerations before turning cattle out to pasture

The time for turn out to our primary summer pastures is very near. A couple of important questions are what date to turn out, and which pastures should be first? The driving factors on the amount of grass growth at a specific date varies each year depending on spring temperatures…
Nebraska Jr. High Finals Rodeo Happening this Week in Albion

Nebraska Jr. High Finals Rodeo Happening this Week in Albion

The Nebraska Junior High Rodeo Association is gearing up for its state finals this Thursday and Friday, May 16-17. Student athletes from across the state will compete in Albion in 13 different events. At the junior high level, some events are modified to ensure athletes are given a chance to…