Disappointing cash cattle this week

Disappointing cash cattle this week

On this week's Cattle Call, Brad Kooima talks with Susan Littlefield about the $3 drop in cash, the pushed out delivery dates and how weights are flat & the grade isn't improving on cattle.  
Disparity in cattle prices from north to south

Disparity in cattle prices from north to south

During this week's Cattle Call, Brad Kooima looks at the price difference between the north & south, movement of cattle from the south to be processed, fund roll, there are some good things happening to the cattle market including record exports during May.
Preparing for local farmers’ markets | 2021 Fridays in the Field | Ep. 10

Preparing for local farmers’ markets | 2021 Fridays in the Field | Ep. 10

Farmers’ markets are in full swing across Nebraska, hosting large and small produce farmers alike. But do you know what it takes to prepare for each market? Ryan Pekarek of Pekarek’s Produce near Dwight, Nebraska, describes their process for preparing for farmers’ markets. He said first, they pick produce seven…
Preparing for irrigation in western Nebraska | 2021 Fridays in the Field | Ep. 9

Preparing for irrigation in western Nebraska | 2021 Fridays in the Field | Ep. 9

The Harimon family near Scottsbluff, Nebraska, is preparing for irrigation on their corn and soybeans.  The Bureau of Reclamation put the North Platte River irrigation districts under an allocation, which could challenge producers to provide enough water for their crops. Recent rainfall in the area, however, is relieving some of…
Cattle react to USDA Report

Cattle react to USDA Report

From the USDA report of Wednesday to consumer consumption this summer, Brad Kooima joins Susan Littlefield for this week's Cattle Call