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04-01-20 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 299 Beans - 796 Humphrey Corn - 296 Beans - 799 Monroe Corn - 295 Beans - 802 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 299 Beans - 805 Royal Hub Corn - 300 Beans - 796 Wa... Read More

Fuel Standards a Missed Opportunity for Farmers, Consumers, and Environment

WASHINGTON – In the final Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today relaxed fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards for model year 2021-2026 passenger vehicles.  ... Read More

EPA Announces New Tool for Soybean Growers to Combat Weeds

 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the registration of the use of isoxaflutole on genetically engineered soybeans, providing soybean farmers with a new tool they can use to control weeds that have become resistant to many othe... Read More

Thinking outside the box

CURTIS, Neb. _ Educators have stretched teaching methods and hands-on learning platforms to a unique level of outreach. When asked to “think outside the box” due to the coronavirus pandemic our faculty and adjunct instructors at the Nebraska ... Read More

DFA Named Winning Bidder for Dean Foods Assets

Dean Foods announced Tuesday Dairy Farmers of America as the winning bidder to acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods' business operations. In a statement, Dean Foods says. "We ran a competitive auction process and are pleased to have reached th... Read More

Livestock can't transmit COVID-19 to humans

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The director of a Kansas State University veterinary laboratory that responds to animal health issues across the state says that while coronavirus is a disease familiar to livestock producers, it is not the same strain of the viru... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics

Planting intentions report, where did the acres go, stocks, ethanol. Is there questioning of the USDA numbers? From end of month, end of quarter and moving into a new month how prices will fair be going into April. Human abilities and the futures. Lo... Read More


Nebraska Extension have several vacancies to fill in their county offices, including Burt and Dodge counties, and you can add Cuming County to the list. Today (Tuesday) is the last day that Beef Extension Educator Larry Howard will occupy his West Po... Read More


03-31-20 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 305 Beans - 818 Humphrey Corn - 302 Beans - 821 Monroe Corn - 301 Beans - 824 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 305 Beans - 827 Royal Hub Corn - 305 Beans - 818 Wakefield Corn - 298 Beans - 816 Hinton, IA Corn - ... Read More

First domestic sugarbeet seeds were produced in Nebraska

At the turn of the 20th century, the sugarbeet was one of the few American crops with an almost complete dependence upon Europe as a source of seed each season. The vast majority of all seed used in sugar beet production originated in either Germany ... Read More

USDA Releases Planting Intentions and March 1 Grain Stocks Reports

  OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA on Tuesday released its annual Planting Intentions and quarterly March 1 Grain Stocks reports. Because DTN and other news outlets no longer have pre-release access to the reports, instead of one story, we are now sending ... Read More