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The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Troy Nielson of SmartYield

USDA report highlights. Corn & bean crop reports Crop conditions Weather update Trading of the dollar & its     ...... Read More

CPI, Gavilon Fertilizer to construct new liquid fertilizer plant in Hastings

A new liquid fertilizer plant will be built in Hastings, Nebraska. Cooperative Producers, Inc., in partnership with Gavilon Fertilizer, plans to build the plant next to CPI’s current dry fertilizer plant in Hastings. According to CPI, constructi... Read More

Governors Want EPA to Reject Retroactive Refinery Exemptions

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz sent a letter to Andrew Wheeler, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator regarding small refinery exemptions. They’re asking the agency to reject all of the 52 applications for... Read More

AUDIO: KAAPA Ethanol crop progress report for the week of June 29

As soybeans continues to bloom across Nebraska, and corn begins to silk, USDA's crop progress report outlines updated conditions and stages. Click here to view the full report here. Listen to the latest crop progress report here: ...... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Heather Ramsey of the ARC Group

Markets turn around…a correction that wasn’t a Tuesday.  USDA report out tomorrow.  Will see a quick knee jerk reaction to the report & then the report market reaction will mellow out some.  Will June report have more weight than the Septe... Read More

*Audio* Husker Harvest Days cancelled for 2020

For the first time in its history, Husker Harvest Days won't go on. Husker Harvest Days parent company Farm Progress made the announcement on Monday afternoon that the 2020 event will be cancelled.  The company also called off the Farm Progress s... Read More


Lincoln, Nebraska, June 29, 2020 — Bruce Anderson has been making hay with the Hay and Forage Minute radio program, which airs on stations across Nebraska, since February 1991. Over nearly 30 years, Anderson, a Nebraska Extension forage specialist,... Read More

Senators Urge EPA to Reject Biofuel Blending Waivers

Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst of Iowa, along with Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency on blending waivers. They’re asking the EPA to reject petitions for Small... Read More

(Audio) Registration open for virtual youth crop scouting competition

Registration is now open for the 6th annual virtual Crop Scouting Competition for Nebraska youth that will be held on July 28, 2020. The virtual competition will feature field stations via zoom, including stations for corn and soybean diseases, in... Read More

Researchers seeking input about weed challenges for Kansas farmers

HAYS, Kan. –To help researchers determine which weeds pose the most serious threats to Kansas farmers and what they are doing currently to manage the problem, Kansas State University researchers are asking producers, crop consultants, crop certifie... Read More

The Fontanelle Final Bell Friday with Brian Splitt Ag Marketing.Net

Commodity markets, including grains, fell in with the risk off sentiment that developed across the entire market complex Friday. Brain Splitt with Ag Marketing.Net weighed in on how rising cases of Covid-19 may impact more than the equity markets. ... Read More

Summer Road Trippin' | Friday Five | June 26, 2020

It's officially summer, and agriculture plays a big role in summer road trips! Regardless of where you go or what you do, you can fuel up with renewable fuels like Unleaded 88 or soy biodiesel to get you to your destination, courtesy of corn and s... Read More

Looking at Upcoming USDA Report during Trading Bits & Bytes

Aaron Bertels with Crossroads Marketing talks about the upcoming June 30th USDA report, There is a feel to the market trade, how does that effect the beans and corn as of late. Read More

Planting soybean between rows of corn | Fridays in the Field | Ep. 5 - Matthew Hiebner

Shalee is back with an update with Matthew Hiebner of rural Henderson, Nebraska! Hiebner primarily grows corn, mixing soybeans into the rotation to help control rootworm and other diseases. He also raises cattle. This year, Hiebner is experimen... Read More