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AUDIO: Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell With Kyle Bumsted of Allendale Inc.

Thursday brought about another strong day of gains in the grain market. Soybeans continue to hold well over the $10 mark. Looking at a continuous chart that puts soybeans back towards highs not seen since early 2018 before the US China trade war kick... Read More

Corn, featured crop at Legacy of the Plains Museum Harvest Festival

The corn and potatoes are ready for picking at this year's 24th annual Legacy of the Plains Museum Harvest Festival to be held Sept. 19-20, outside of Gering.  The museum's highlighted crop is corn, and the festival will feature many pieces of ha... Read More

Summer gardening competition brings Nebraska students together virtually through common interest, learning

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s The Biggest Grower Competition brought Nebraska high school students together virtually with a new, experiential learning gardening opportunity amid a summer of COVID-19 shutdowns. The university’s Depart... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

Soybeans and what the potential is for this crop Situation in China includes building hogs & expanding poultry South America planting is underway One in six restaurants failing nationally...the next 6 months do not look good &nbs... Read More

Nebraska ag groups ask EPA to re-register Dicamba products

A group of Nebraska agriculture organizations is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to re-register over-the-top, post-emergence dicamba products. Dicamba access and use is dependent on EPA re-labeling dicamba products, as legal ... Read More

The Fontanelle Final Bell Tuesday With Mike Zuzolo

Mike Zuzolo, Global Commodity Analytics, joins the Fontanelle Final Bell on a turn around Tuesday in the ag commodity markets. Zuzolo highlights that today's pullback was bound to happen sooner rather than later. Still in the soybean complex it's goo... Read More

WESTCO and Land O’Lakes Foundation donate $20K to Gering Civic Plaza

The Gering Civic Plaza received a $20,000 donation from WESTCO and the Land O’Lakes Foundation on Monday, Sept. 14. WESTCO General Manager David Briggs presented checks during the Gering City Council meeting that evening. “WESTCO is gratefu... Read More

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

Did you see any surprises out of the crop report last Friday? How did you feel about the corn and soybean yields that NASS report? What do you think the yields will go show in the October report? How does the demand for corn look at this... Read More

Audio: KAAPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report For The Week Of September 14

The mid September crop progress report from NASS shows a substantial jump in moisture ratings from last week's cool rain event. There is also a notable increase in pasture and range conditions due to the moisture. Aside from that the corn and soybean... Read More

NCGA: Denial of gap-year waiver petitions positive, pending current-year waivers yet to be addressed

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) today welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) denial of 54 of 68 pending past-year (2011-2018) small refinery exemptions (SREs), or waivers, to oil refiners. However, 14 gap-year waivers ... Read More

Farm readiness plans essential as harvest begins and COVID-19 lingers on

LINCOLN, Neb. – As the corn growing season winds down, Nebraska farmers are anxious to begin harvest. Every year as autumn begins, the Nebraska Corn Board and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association reminds farmers and rural residents to “take a se... Read More

SREs hurt biodiesel as much as ethanol

The effect of Small Refinery Waivers on ethanol has been well documented in recent months, but those exemptions have been equally hard on biodiesel. “We need to keep defending our position and ensuring that small refinery exemptions quit happeni... Read More

Grand Island Case plant supports Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation

The Grand Island CNH Industrial manufacturing plant gave the Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation $20,000 to assist in furthering the Foundation’s good works during the last weekend of the Nebraska State fair held Aug. 28 – Sept. 7. “This is ... Read More

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

Low week on the cash cattle Some cattle trading at 102-does that mean a turn? Are people to bearish on the cattle market Hogs still traded higher at weeks end Positive boar overseas with ASF China continues to windrow the hogs, cor... Read More