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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

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

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

Wheat streak mosaic: Early control of volunteer wheat is important

In some years, wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV) can be a severe problem for Kansas wheat producers. Fields with very severe wheat streak mosaic can typically be traced back to a lack of control of volunteer wheat. Problems with wheat production the p... Read More

Forecast: Kansas farmers harvesting fewer bushels of wheat

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A new government report shows Kansas farmers are harvesting fewer bushels of winter wheat this year. The forecast released Friday is based on crop conditions July 1. The Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Sta... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing

WASDE Report No Phase Two China bought corn today Wheat sold Weather   ...... Read More

June WASDE Recap

 Even with a higher old-crop carryover, USDA on Friday found lowered corn production and maintained demand for the 2020-21 corn crop, leading to a forecast of lower ending stocks for the crop. USDA on Friday released the July report for the World A... Read More

A closer look at water management | Fridays in the Field | Ep. 7

On the latest edition of Fridays in the Field, Clay travels back to North Platte to the UNL research extension center to get an update from the Testing Ag Performance Solutions program (TAPS). Since the last update, the corn and sorghum plots have... Read More

*Video*  Soybean Gall Midge Alert in Nebraska

Soybean Gall Midge has been found in Saunders County.  In a recent email to producers,  Keith Glewen, Extension Educator, Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center shared the latest on the Soybean Gall Midge... On July 1st, soybean gall mid... Read More

*Video* Weather will play a big role in marketing this year-Weekly Trading Bits & Bytes

Moving into a strong weather market. We talk about that and marketing the grain you have left with this weeks Trading Bits & Bytes with Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners.  How are the markets comparing the weather of 1988 & 2012? &... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners

What is the current driving force in the markets? What role are the funds currently playing in the corn and soybean markets? How does a weather market normally progress? What are you expecting for changes in the WASDE report for corn? ... Read More