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

Record Chinese purchases Corn taking a drop at the close Crop condition Second half of the year…what’s in store for us? Rains… Moving forward dollar trade Consumer demand &... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brad Kooima of Kooima, Kooima & Varilek

JBS employees walk off the job on Friday Decent cash cattle sales last week More optimism on the cattle First time in 8 weeks cash is higher than formulated Boxed beef could see some slipping again this week Exports not great this ... Read More

Audio: KAAPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report For The Week Of July 13

The latest crop progress report shows the toll the hot, dog days of summer are bringing for crops, pastures and moisture conditions. Corn and soybean conditions continue to deteriorate for most states, but a select few were able to see weekly conditi... Read More

Kansas State Fair canceled this year amid pandemic concerns

HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The Kansas State Fair Board has decided to cancel this year's fair amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Hutchinson News reports that Monday's reversal came a week after the board initially voted to continue with the fair. That ini... Read More

NPPA Announces Participants in 2020 Pork Mentorship Program

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is proud to welcome participants of the 2020 Pork Mentorship Program. This year, six college-age students will participate in the program, which has worked to further develop youth leaders through individual an... Read More

(AUDIO) Loomis graduate visits KRVN studios

Darla Thorell, a 2020 graduate of Loomis High School, recently visited KRVN in Lexington to learn more about radio and agriculture communications. In the fall, Thorell plans to attend Southeast Community College in Beatrice to study diversified ag... Read More

Sheep Producers Account for $26.6 Million in CFAP Payments

American sheep producers have collected more than $26.6 million in payments from the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program according to numbers released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week. Payments for lambs and yearlings accounted for ... Read More

Trump, Biden try to outdo each other on tough talk on China

WASHINGTON (AP) — China has fast become a top election issue as President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden engage in a verbal brawl over who’s better at playing the tough guy against Beijing. China is more than simply a foreign policy issue... Read More

House Appropriations Committee Approves Ag Appropriations Spending

The House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bill covering the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Farm Credit Administration, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The committee’s ranking Republican, K... Read More

Hibberd Received NAYC's Highest Honor at 2020 NAYI

LINCOLN – Charles “Chuck” Hibberd, retired Dean and Director of Nebraska Extension, was selected by Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC) members to receive the Council’s highest honor, the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute’s (NAYI... Read More

Western Corn Rootworm Beetles Emerging, Time to Scout

Western corn rootworm beetles began emerging in southeast and south central Nebraska at the end of June. Beetles typically emerge somewhat later in northeastern and western Nebraska. Beetles emerging before silk emergence may feed on corn leaves. ... Read More