Application period open for Conservation Legacy Awards

Application period open for Conservation Legacy Awards

Farmers have a chance to share the story of how conservation is part of their farm operations and get recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. All U.S. soybean farmers are eligible to win the award, sponsored by the American Soybean Association, the United Soybean Board, the Soybean Checkoff, and several…
NCGA applauds ruling on imported fertilizers

NCGA applauds ruling on imported fertilizers

The U.S. Department of Commerce made a final determination last week on imported fertilizers and unfair subsidies. The department found that urea ammonium nitrate fertilizer exported to America was subsidized and sold at less than normal value in the U.S. market during its period of investigation. The National Corn Growers…
International Grains Council boosts production outlook

International Grains Council boosts production outlook

The International Grains Council raised its outlook for total global grain production in the 2022-2023 marketing year, while also increasing its forecast for ending stockpiles. Wheat and coarse grain production are now forecast at 2.255 billion metric tons, up from the May prediction of 2.251 billion. Ending stockpiles are forecast…
White House meets with refiners on high pump prices

White House meets with refiners on high pump prices

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm recently expressed interest in possibly lifting smog-fighting gasoline rules to help fight high gas prices at the nation’s pumps. The secretary also backed off a plan to ban fuel exports during a wide-ranging meeting with refiners. Reuters said tensions are high between President Biden and…
Visit to Nebraska results in water management partnership with Brazil

Visit to Nebraska results in water management partnership with Brazil

LINCOLN – As a result of their technical visit to Nebraska in May, the government of Mato Grosso, Brazil, through the Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, will sign a technical collaboration agreement with the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) and the University of Nebraska to map…
Weekly commodity market recap with Darrell Holaday

Weekly commodity market recap with Darrell Holaday

Darrell Holaday, Country Futures, details the week's trade. For grains it was a week of significant selling. This left the technical picture in favor of the bears. However the fundamental side continues to support the bulls. In the livestock trade a slow cash market for cattle left live cattle in…
UNL research team tackling wheat stem sawfly issue

UNL research team tackling wheat stem sawfly issue

UNL researchers from the Panhandle to Lincoln are beginning a new project in studying the wheat stem sawfly and its detrimental impact on hard red winter wheat. The insect weakens the stem of the wheat causing lodging during harvest resulting in yield loss. To learn more listen below:
Midwest sheep and goat market report for the week of June 25th

Midwest sheep and goat market report for the week of June 25th

For the week ending June 25th the Midwest sheep and goat market was steady with some lower undertones on cull sheep and higher undertones on slaughter goats. Demand was noted as fairly steady across most sales. Sales volume is still pretty strong for this time of year, but we are…
Daily Cash Grain Bids | Friday June 24, 2022

Daily Cash Grain Bids | Friday June 24, 2022

Central Valley Ag -Elgin Corn - 760 Beans - 1505Humphrey Corn - 765 Beans - 1500Laurel Corn - 770 Beans - 1505Monroe Corn - 765 Beans - 1505Oakland E. Hub Corn - 775 Beans - 1501Royal Hub Corn - 770 Beans - 1505Wakefield Corn - 753 Beans - 1500Hinton, IA…