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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

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

Participants From 60 Countries Gather For First Global Ethanol Summit In Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. – Industry and government officials from 60 countries are meeting with U.S. officials in the nation’s capital this week at the Global Ethanol Summit to learn about changing biofuels policies in countries around the world and pro... Read More

Avoiding Harvest Compaction in Wet Soils

With fall harvest underway across Nebraska, rains have left fields soft and ruts are being cut into the soil in some areas. These ruts leave the soil surface rough and have severe compaction below them. This compaction can impede the crop's roots nex... Read More

Taking Note of the Ending Reproductive Stages of Your Soybean Crop

Nebraska’s 2019 soybean crop is nearing the end of its life cycle. Growers have asked how to differentiate these final stages and what impacts the impending frost/freeze may have on soybean. Determining R7 Stage R7 is defined as the calendar ... Read More

Friday Fontanelle Final Bell

Day after WASDE.  Highlights of corn & beans.  Some of the key points to keep in mind going forward.  Until we have a trade agreement, we don’t have a trade agreement.  Tough growing season & slow harvest.  We got the early frost.  Fr... Read More

Celebrating National Farmers Day -- Friday Five (Oct. 10, 2019)

Tractors and football. What’s more Nebraskan than that? Saturday, October 12th, is National Farmers Day, which means it’s time to show our appreciation to the men and women who feed the world.  Fuel the cure for breast cancer this month wh... Read More

U.S. Exports Of Feed Grains In All Forms (GIAF) Decline In 2018/2019, But Still Represent Third Largest Year On Record

The final numbers for the 2018/2019 marketing year are in, showing overall exports of U.S. grain in all forms (GIAF) ranks as the thirdst export year of all time, despite declining 11 percent from last year’s all-time high to 106 million metric ton... Read More

Study: Farm size not always a true gauge of profitability

A pair of Kansas State University agricultural economists have taken a look at the characteristics that make farms successful in Kansas, and have found that bigger doesn’t always mean better. Greg Ibendahl and Terry Griffin reviewed 10 years of ... Read More

Trading Bits & Bytes with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Aaron Bertels talks about this weeks WASDE Report along with the S&D Report from Thursday. https://youtu.be/oY4GlV1wmRw...... Read More

Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Reaction to today's WASDE report. Weather puts a crimp in harvest, demand for beans is better then corn. S&D report also out for livestock. Seeing a lot of nervous action in the trade. ...... Read More