South Caves Early on Cash | 5/31/24 Cattle Call

South Caves Early on Cash | 5/31/24 Cattle Call

Cattle saw a three day drop on the trade as cash went early in the south. On this week's Cattle Call, Brad Kooima with Kooima Kooima Varilek, looks in the south movement compared to the north with softer cash. Consumer movement of beef and end of month trade.
Pivots run in the Nebraska Panhandle as drought persists | Fridays in the Field

Pivots run in the Nebraska Panhandle as drought persists | Fridays in the Field

Despite much of Nebraska getting drought relief this year, the Panhandle has not received the same moisture. Consequently, producers are already irrigating before June. Andy Groskopf grows corn and Great Northern beans near Scottsbluff, most of which is irrigated. "Right now, there's a lot of pivots running [and] not much…
Busch Light corn cans to benefit farmers, ranchers in need

Busch Light corn cans to benefit farmers, ranchers in need

The Busch Light corn cans are on the shelves, and purchasing a case will also benefit farmers and ranchers in need. Since 2019, Busch Light has teamed up with Farm Rescue. For each case of Corn Cans sold through June 2024, Busch Light said it will donate $0.10 – up…
Gold Buckle Dreams – Macon Murphy on Breaking the Barrier

Gold Buckle Dreams – Macon Murphy on Breaking the Barrier

Professional calf roper and NFR qualifier Macon Murphy is no stranger to the rodeo scene. However, rodeo was not always his #1 priority. The Louisiana cowboy has had success at nearly every level, even winning the College National Finals Rodeo. These days, he making a strong effort to make it…
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…
Leverage is the Producers Opportunity 5|17|24 Cattle Call

Leverage is the Producers Opportunity 5|17|24 Cattle Call

This week the cash is the driving factor for the producer has they take in offers. On this week's Cattle Call, Brad Kooima, with Kooima Kooima Varilek looks at the boxed beef movement, comparison with 2014, strong demand at the counter and how weights are still a struggle.
“Flank Straps to Rhinestones” – Micah Barnes on Breaking the Barrier

“Flank Straps to Rhinestones” – Micah Barnes on Breaking the Barrier

Competitor, coach, and contractor are just a few hats third-generation cowgirl Micah Barnes wears. From qualifying for the American in the breakaway roping, to serving as an assistant coach for the storied Cal Poly rodeo team, to carrying on her family's legacy through Barnes PRCA Rodeo, Micah Barnes has truly…