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Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners

What are the current factors that the market is watching currently? Corn and soybean yields & Harvest weather. South American Weather, Chinese Trade Talks. What impact will the snow and freezing ... Read More

USDA Recognizes Hard-Working School Meals Professionals, Empowers Them to Do Right in School Lunchrooms

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement in support of President Donald J. Trump’s National School Lunch Week Proclamation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) celebrates food service professionals, sch... Read More

NeFB focused on boosting high-speed internet

Nebraska Farm Bureau offers a series of suggestions to improve rural broadband LINCOLN — Ensuring all Nebraskans can access reliable, high-speed internet service is the focal point of Nebraska Farm Bureau’s engagement with the Nebraska Rur... Read More

Study Shows Pig Farmers Improving Their Environmental Footprint Through Efficiencies

A new environmental study has found that pig farms are generating less manure nutrient content associated with odor. Data gathered from more than 106,000 samples at 182 North Carolina farms shows significant reductions in ammonia levels and manure ... Read More

Australia deports woman to Vietnam over smuggled pork

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia for the first time has canceled a tourist's visa over undeclared food as the country tries to keep itself free of African swine fever. The 45-year-old woman who arrived at Sydney International Airport on Satu... Read More

Larry E. Sitzman scholarship available

Application deadline for submissions: November 10, 2019 LINCOLN — College students enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a fully accredited Nebraska college, university or technical college in an agriculture-related deg... Read More

Trade Aid Includes Lamb Purchases

The Department of Agriculture is moving forward with select trade aid provision in buying U.S. lamb products. USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service recently announced the food purchase of up to $17 million of American lamb for distribution to vario... Read More

The Engler Journey: Eli Wolfe

Eli Wolfe has realized the importance of paving his own entrepreneurial path. During his freshmen year in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship program, the Kearney, Nebraska, native decided to start a clothing business, SWAE. The business was ... Read More

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

Higher cattle & hogs for a Monday.  Second week in a row had cash cattle develop on a Saturday.  Is this a new trend?  Market higher pulling from Saturday sales.  China & U.S. working on a deal-but wanting to work on more items.  Sig... Read More

Don L. Good Impact Award Presented To KLA

KLA received the Don L. Good Impact Award October 4 during the Kansas State University Animal Sciences & Industry (ASI) Family & Friends Reunion in Manhattan. Presented by the Livestock and Meat Industry Council (LMIC), a cohost of the event,... Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's premature win on trade.

TRUMP: "The deal I just made with China is, by far, the greatest and biggest deal ever made for our Great Patriot Farmers in the history of our Country." — tweet Saturday. TRUMP: "Start thinking about getting bigger tractors!" — tweet Saturday... Read More