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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

Tests find some early Arizona hemp crops have too much THC

Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as levels of THC that are too high force some farmers to destroy crops instead of harvesting them. Results of state Department of Agriculture testing have about 41% of the Arizon... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Eric Kruegar of Smart Yield

Crazy week of reports.  From the January 10th report, Phase One, USMCA…but still beans had a rough week.  Shows volatility & one needs to be prepared.  Last 60 days we have been in a tight range.   Ethanol margins remain tight…China even... Read More

Brandon and Clay Discuss Wheat Output and Prices in Harry S. Truman's Day

Brandon Benitz & Clay Patton sit down to talk about wheat production during Harry S. Truman's time on the farm & compare it to today... ...... Read More

Nebraska governor allocates $3.8 million for Ft. Laramie Canal repairs

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was in Scottsbluff on Jan. 15, to present his State of the State Address. Almost six months to the day of the Ft. Laramie Canal failure on July 17, in Wyo. The canal feeds water to both Nebraska and Wyoming irrigato... Read More

National Popcorn Day - Friday Five (1.17.20)

Popcorn, get your popcorn! That’s right, this week’s edition of Friday Five is all about a Nebraska specialty. Considering Nebraska is the #1 producer of popcorn, this episode is sure to be “poppin!” Join Alex and Rebel as they celebrat... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Opens Applications for Leadership Sorghum Class V

The Sorghum Checkoff is accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class V, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. During the 15-month leadership program, class members will be exposed to various aspects of the so... Read More

UNL TAPS Gears Up For 2020

University of Nebraska's TAPS, testing ag performance solutions, is gearing up for the 2020 growing season. Matt Stockton, UNL Extenstion Ag Economist, says "TAPS simply put is a friendly growing competition to see real world results for University r... Read More

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

Why have the markets been down so much since the phase one trade deal came out? What are some of the details of the trade deal that you found encouraging? Are there parts of the trade deal that concern you? What does the market focus on now going for... Read More

FSA Encourages Farmers to Enroll in ARC, PLC, Now

USDA’s Farm Service Agency encourages producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk Loss (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. March 15, 2020 is the enrollment deadline for the 2019 crop year. Although more than 200,000 producers have ... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Phase One is signed.  What is the market direction for the next few months pushing through winter.  Beyond the trade deal USMCA would be the next big push.  Brazil real vs. U.S. dollar. We will have better demand going into 2020, but don't expect ... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics

Tomorrow's signing day with China.  A lot of stories about what be included.  WTO guidelines.  Chinese imports.  Bird flu update for China.  Turkey's in Northern Hungary as well.  We continue to see tight ethanol supplies.  Weather updates fo... Read More