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AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary Overnight grains traded lower as traders Phase One Trade deal euphoria fades. With no confirmed Chinese tenders a week after the historic trade deal traders have little demand drivers to bu... Read More

Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2020 Seminar Series

LINCOLN — Speakers from across the nation will present on a variety of topics during the Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2020 Seminar Series starting January 24, 2020. Seminars begin at 3:30 pm in 150 Keim Hall, Nebraska East Campus. Refreshment... Read More

Helping roadside soils bounce back after construction

January 22, 2020 – Everyone hates road construction, even the soils and bodies of water around the roads. Paved roads can’t absorb water, so that responsibility falls to the soil next to the road. Unfortunately, those soils are often damaged duri... Read More

Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy Class 3 begins

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Six college students selected for the third class of the Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy kicked-off the first of four learning sessions recently. This session, held in Kansas City was focused on trade, consumer education and agrono... Read More

Perdue Open to Changing Crop Data Collection

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue talked over the weekend about his willingness to make changes in National Ag Statistics Service methods of crop data collection. A Farm Journal article says during 2019 and it’s many challenges, many farmers were openly... Read More

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

Quiet start with the livestock.  Tone of the beef is just okay…macro’s have Brad concerned just a bit.  Cash cattle.  Average weights are disturbing.  Year on year comparisons come in higher.  Is the market tired for the cattle?  Hogs conti... Read More

Coming Trade Schools to Encourage Farmers, Others to Become Trade Champions

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) are partnering with nearly a dozen state corn organizations this winter to put on five trade schools in farmers’ local areas, aiming to educate and empower grower-lea... Read More

$1.2 Million Grant to Help Corn and Wheat Growers Manage Nitrogen Fertilizer Application

Corn and wheat growers across Nebraska will be able to gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies that will allow them to more precisely identify the amount of nitrogen fertilizer their crops need, while preventing excess nitrates from e... Read More

Applications Due Jan. 24 for Class IV of Nebraska Corn Growers Association's PRIME Program

The Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) is pleased to announce that applications for the next class of the PRIME Program are now available. Click here to apply.  Applications are due Jan. 24, 2020. The PRIME Program is a continuing educa... Read More

Upcoming Agriculture Events, Programs (For Jan. 20-24, 2020)

Are you looking for a program to attend this month? Take a look at a few upcoming events near you! Good Farmer to Great Manager What? Record-keeping classes will teach farmers and ranchers to keep accurate records for their operations. When?... Read More

Weed Science School Jan. 29 near Mead

Update your weed science knowledge and skills at a Nebraska Extension Weed Science School Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020. University, government, and industry speakers will address current weed science issues as well as recommendations for improving herb... Read More