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Fridays in the Field | Episode 1 with Matthew Hiebner of Henderson

We're back with another year of Fridays in the Field! Join Shalee Peters in south-central Nebraska for the first episode! Shalee will be following Matthew Hiebner of rural Henderson, Nebraska, this growing season. Hiebner joined the family farm fo... Read More

U.S. Ethanol Heading to China

According to three ethanol-industry sources and shipping data, a rare U.S. ethanol shipment will arrive in China very soon. Reuters says that may be the first ethanol shipment to hit China since the two countries struck a trade deal earlier this year... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo Global Commodity Analytics

Looking at export numbers released today, weather front moving in bring some much-needed moisture to the western corn belt.  Some trade friction with a return to demand.  Mike had a report he did looking at China. Is there some retaliation coming f... Read More

NDA Provides Guidance for Restricted Fair Openings & Livestock Shows/Events to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new Directed Health Measure (DHM) that will take effect on June 1, 2020 to continue to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Nebraska. The DMH provides guidance including requirements that must b... Read More


05-21-20 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 273 Beans - 764 Humphrey Corn - 279 Beans - 769 Monroe Corn - 282 Beans - 772 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 287 Beans - 771 Royal Hub Corn - 278 Beans - 764 Wakefield Corn - 274 Beans - 761 Hinton, IA Corn - ... Read More

AUDIO: Fed Cattle Marketing, the Elephant in the Room

The cattle market from late 2019 to 2020 has experienced two black swan events. The first being the fire at the Tyson packing plant in Holcomb Kansas in which live cattle futures plummeted the following day. Whole sale beef prices, on the other hand,... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen to Host Midyear Committee Webinars June 9th & 10th

LINCOLN, NE (May 21, 2020) - Nebraska Cattlemen will be hosting Midyear Committee meetings via zoom June 9th and 10th. These meetings are open to all current Nebraska Cattlemen members and registration is required. Each meeting will be two hours in... Read More

Cargill Donates to Help FFA Chapters Deal with Fallout from COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 21, 2020/National FFA Organization) – This spring has brought uncertainty to many FFA members and chapters across the country – as banquets, spring plant sales and fundraisers have been canceled. The National FFA Organ... Read More

VIDEO: USDA Meatpacking Inspectors Receive Hand Sanitizer Made at Nebraska Innovation Campus

Food safety inspectors employed by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service are receiving a supply of hand sanitizer thanks to an innovative partnership between Nebraska’s ethanol industry and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.      ... Read More

K-State to host virtual wheat field day May 27-28

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University will host its first-ever live Virtual Wheat Field Day on the evenings of Wed., May 27 and Thurs., May 28. In a twist on the typical wheat field day that Kansas farmers often attend, K-State Research and ... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of FC Stone

Corn received the short end of the spreads. Wheat has had some dry weather issues.  The virtual wheat tour is under way in Kansas.  How will that effect the way the market trades?  Brazil has had some weather, is there a break headed their way in ... Read More


05-20-20 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 275 Beans - 775 Humphrey Corn - 277 Beans - 780 Monroe Corn - 280 Beans - 783 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 289 Beans - 782 Royal Hub Corn - 280 Beans - 775 Wakefield Corn - 276 Beans - 772 Hinton, IA Corn - ... Read More

Landowner Elk Applications Continue Through June 5

Eligible landowners may apply for one 2020 Nebraska elk hunting permit during the May 18 – June 5 application period. To download an application form, regulations and hunting unit descriptions, visit Nebraska ... Read More

Motorists in North Platte now have increased access to cleaner burning fuel options

Motorists in North Platte now have even more opportunities to fuel their vehicles with higher blends of locally-produced ethanol at two Kwik Stop locations. Both stations (one located at 1421 South Dewey Street and the other at 101 Platte Oasis Parkw... Read More