Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

Black Friday gave way to the bulls on Wall Street and in most of the commodity sector. Unfortunately Cyber Monday is not creating the same type of bullish mentality among traders. In the outside equities civil unrest in China over the weekend over lockdowns in several megacities put the brakes…
Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants in Nebraska, Minnesota employed minors

Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants in Nebraska, Minnesota employed minors

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Wisconsin company that cleans hundreds of meatpacking plants nationwide is defending itself against allegations that it employed more than two dozen minors working overnight shifts cleaning massive saws, grinding machines and other dangerous processing equipment at three slaughterhouses. Labor Department officials said in court documents…
Voluntary grant program aims to restore Sandhills grasslands, wetlands

Voluntary grant program aims to restore Sandhills grasslands, wetlands

LINCOLN — A voluntary grant program will provide $4 million to landowners in the Sandhills region to remove invasive eastern red cedar trees and restore grasslands and wetlands, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission recently announced. The four-year program, funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, is aimed at…
Lammers, Bohuslavsky appointed to the United Soybean Board

Lammers, Bohuslavsky appointed to the United Soybean Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the appointment of 40 members and five alternates to serve on the United Soybean Board. Forty-four members and alternate members will serve three-year terms and one member will serve a one-year term. The terms of board members appointed to three-year terms start…
NDA Reports Additional Case of HPAI in Nebraska

NDA Reports Additional Case of HPAI in Nebraska

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing another confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). This brings the total number of cases of HPAI in Nebraska this year to…
Midwest sheep and goat market report for the week of November 26th

Midwest sheep and goat market report for the week of November 26th

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The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners

1.      How does South American weather looks? 2.      Is the market very concerned about the dryness in the United States? Quick review of today's export sales and shipment reports.  1.      What impact is the concern about a rail strike having on the markets? 2.      Is the Mississippi River situation getting any better? 3.      How concerned…
Elsmere rancher named Agceptional Woman of the Year

Elsmere rancher named Agceptional Woman of the Year

An advocate for agriculture in Nebraska has been recognized for her contributions to the industry. Anita Keys, Elsmere, was named 2022 Ag-ceptional Woman of the Year during Northeast Community College’s Agceptional Women’s Conference recently on the Northeast campus in Norfolk. The announcement was made as part of a video tribute…