The Fontanelle Final Bell | Wednesday October 20, 2021

The Fontanelle Final Bell | Wednesday October 20, 2021

Featuring Arlan Suderman from StoneX on today's program. Topics in today's feature - Green across the board in the grainsInflation concerns fueling commodity buyingMargins in ethanol/soy crushNew crop wheat situationCME Cattle strong, hogs can't follow along today Final Bell - Part 1 Final Bell - Part 2
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

The market has more of risk on tone to it on Tuesday. The US dollar index has broken lower falling through support at 94. It is now near a 3 week low. That has given rise to crude oil with WTI crude over $83/barrel. Grains are mixed with some old…
Ag groups formally object to EPA chlorpyrifos rule

Ag groups formally object to EPA chlorpyrifos rule

This week, more than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections to the Environmental Protection Agency’s August 30 rule to revoke all tolerances of chlorpyrifos. Stakeholders can object to pesticide tolerance changes or cancellations, and the EPA Administrator must then respond. In the coalition letter, the agriculture sector cited numerous concerns…
Farmland sales expected to be especially brisk

Farmland sales expected to be especially brisk

The amount of farmland being sold increased since the first of the year and charged ahead during the pre-harvest time frame recently. The increased selling will continue through the fall land sales season and most likely into early winter, according to Farmers National Company. The boost in selling interest by…
The Fontanelle Final Bell | Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Fontanelle Final Bell | Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Featuring Shawn Hackett of Hackett Financial Advisors, Boca Raton, Florida Topics in today's broadcast: Today's grain market movement, struggle of beans & corn/wheat to lead the marketsHow long will this big crop get biggerArgentine dryness vs. Brazil growing conditionsWheat supply strugglesCattle and Hogs moving in opposite directionsCattle on Feed preview…
Cattle Chat: Planning for upcoming pregnancies

Cattle Chat: Planning for upcoming pregnancies

Most would agree that planning ahead is one of the best ways to meet a goal and that is true of the cow herd as well, say the experts at Kansas State University’s Beef Cattle Institute.   Speaking on a recent Cattle Chat podcast, veterinarians Bob Larson and Brad White shared why fall…
Vilsack to host Mexico’s agriculture secretary in Iowa

Vilsack to host Mexico’s agriculture secretary in Iowa

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will host bilateral meetings with Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Víctor Manuel Villalobos Arámbula in Iowa this week. Vilsack will also participate in the World Food Prize Laureate Award ceremony in the Des Moines area. On Wednesday, Secretary Vilsack and Villalobos will travel to…
USDA rethinks approach to controlling salmonella in poultry

USDA rethinks approach to controlling salmonella in poultry

Federal health officials are rethinking their approach to controlling salmonella in poultry plants in the hope of reducing the number of illnesses linked to the bacteria each year. The USDA said the industry has succeeded in reducing the level of salmonella contamination found in poultry plants in recent years, but…
Preparing for cattle transport saves time, money, stress

Preparing for cattle transport saves time, money, stress

With the arrival of fall, many producers are beginning to plan shipment of this year’s calf crop or moving cattle from summer pasture to crop residues, fall/winter pastures, or to a dry lot. Every year, millions of head of cattle are transported from point A to point B. During this…
Nebraska Corn is seeking six college students for annual internship program

Nebraska Corn is seeking six college students for annual internship program

It’s only October, but it’s not too early for college students to begin thinking about summer internship experiences. The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) is seeking applicants to take part in six internship experiences beginning in May 2022. The internships vary in location and scope but are designed to provide students…