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President Trump addresses ag producers, farm broadcasters

In a statement this week, President Donald J. Trump addressed America’s farm broadcasters and those who “feed, sustain, and provide for the American people.”  He thanked those in agriculture for their commitment and for the support they pro... Read More

(Audio) Two Nebraska volunteer fire departments receive grain bin rescue tubes

Two rural volunteer fire departments in Nebraska were awarded grain bin rescue tubes through Nationwide Insurance’s grain bin safety initiative. Adams Rural Fire and Brainard Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department were among 41 fire departments ... Read More

(Audio) Big Springs student receives $1,000 grant to expand 4-H, FFA swine project

Makenna Eisenzimmer, a student from Keith County Farm Bureau, was recently awarded a $1,000 student project grant from the Nebraska Farm Bureau. Eisenzimmer launched her FFA supervised agricultural experience (SAE) and business, Eisenzimmer Show P... Read More

*Video*  The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics

Chicago weather Looking at what the market is looking like…does it look like 2012? What happened in 2012 with the market? Can we learn from marketing in 2012 for 2020? COVID Feed Demand   https://www.youtube.com/watch?... Read More

Audio: KAAPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report For The Week Of July 6

For the first full week of July corn and soybean ratings started to drop slightly across the nation.Corn silking is the first crop condition area we see that is actually behind the five year average. Winter wheat harvest is rolling along ahead of sch... Read More

K-State to host drought preparedness webinar July 9

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Registration is now open for a webinar that will help Kansas beef cattle producers prepare to manage and reduce the impacts of drought and reduced forage availability on cow herds. The webinar will be hosted by the Kansas State U... Read More

Nebraska Extension webinar on cash flow strategies during the pandemic

COVID-19 has impacted the finances and business plans of agricultural producers across the state. An upcoming Nebraska Extension webinar will focus on cash flow strategies and available tools as farmers and ranchers plan for the rest of the year. ... Read More

MAP: Status of county fair celebrations across Nebraska

County fair boards and agricultural societies in Nebraska’s 93 counties are working to modify their county fairs amid a global pandemic. Some fairs have canceled public portions of the celebrations, while others have used guidance from the state... Read More

Hemp Growers Looking to Establish Checkoff

The National Industrial Hemp Council and the Hemp Industries Association entered into an agreement to look into the possibility of establishing a marketing checkoff program for hemp. “Today is another step forward in the right direction for hemp... Read More

Farm Service Agency Reminds Nebraska Producers to Complete Crop Acreage Reports by July 15 Deadline

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 2, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds Nebraska producers to complete crop acreage reports by the upcoming July 15, 2020, deadline. “To make sure you’re eligible for man... Read More

RFA Thanks House Members for Opposing Gap-Year Refinery Waivers

The Renewable Fuels Association thanked a bipartisan group of 32 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives for calling on President Trump to reject so-called “gap-year” refinery exemptions under the Renewable Fuel Standard. “The Trump Ad... Read More

Corn Lights Up the Party | Friday Five | July 3, 2020

Rebel and Alex created the ultimate party checklist for Fourth of July celebrations! Corn is used to make dextrin, which is a binding compound used in fireworks. Plus, the sweet corn consumed over the holiday weekend will likely come from Georgia,... Read More

Father/son duo discuss crop progress in eastern Nebraska | Fridays in the Field | Ep. 6

Susan is back with an update with Tom and Devin Vodicka of rural Suprise, Nebraska! The father/son duo farm a combination of dry land and irrigated acres of corn and soybeans. This year, they have been fortunate to receive timely rains and face... Read More

*Video* The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darin Fessler of Lakefront Futures

  Weather Weather and Weather Holiday trade Tuesday report...where do we go from here? Psychology of the producer Fats & feeders had a solid Thursday trade Hog trade   https://youtu.be/NphnHXDod_4...... Read More