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Shortage of sugar could see imports from Mexico

The sugar market could be facing a shortage next year, as an early freeze and wetter conditions than usual have ruined some of this year’s crop.  On Friday, Nov. 15, the U.S. Department of Agric... Read More

Remains found in Nebraska linked to Missouri killings

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Human remains discovered in a Nebraska stock trailer appear to be from one of two Wisconsin brothers who were fatally shot by a Missouri farmer, authorities said Monday. The Lincoln County sheriff’s office in North Pl... Read More

USSEC working to grow soybean export markets, ASF vaccine investigation in China - Ag News Update (11/19/19)

Good Tuesday Morning! Rural Radio Network's Alex Voichoski has the morning agriculture news update. Stories: U.S. Soybean Export Council working to create new export markets (Comments from Ed Beaman) China launches an investigation into... Read More

VIDEO: Butler Co. farmer and leader awarded NRRA's

NRRA annual meeting photo album  The Nebraska Rural Radio Association bestowed it's prestigious "Service to Agriculture Award" Monday to Rising City farmer and leader Bart Ruth. NRRA President Ben Steffen of Humboldt presented the award during th... Read More

Fontanelle Final Bell Monday with Tredas

P.J. Conradt, Tredas, joins the marketing conversation to start the week. Overall grains were mixed with corn and soybeans lower, wheat higher. Conradt looks at the current supply demand fundamentals and how that helps to shape the current trade. Con... Read More

Crop Progress Report

Corn harvested was 76% and soybeans harvested was 91% as of Sunday, Nov. 17, according to this week's USDA NASS Crop Progress report. Winter wheat was 95% planted, 83% emerged and was rated 52% in good-to-excellent condition. To view weekly crop pr... Read More

MFP Payments Coming Before Thanksgiving

Second Tranche of USDA Payments for 2019 Comes in Around $7.8 Billion OMAHA (DTN) -- The Trump administration announced a second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments on Friday. According to a USDA news release, payments will be... Read More

Turkey Talk: Picking the right bird and keeping holiday foods safe

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Cooking a turkey can be daunting enough, but Kansas State University food safety specialist Karen Blakeslee says that everything leading up to the bird going into the oven needs some thought, too. For starters, how big of a tur... Read More

Educational program for cattlemen Nov. 21

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — The Lincoln County Cattlemen’s meeting for November will include educational programs from Nebraska Extension as part of West Central Cattlemen’s educational series. The Lincoln County Cattlemen’s meeting November 21 will... Read More

(Audio) Special Edition of

Last week, the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus celebrated the anniversary of the passing of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and National First Generation Student Day with a number of events across campus. In this special edition, we hear... Read More

USDA Offering Flexibility on Crop Insurance Premiums

The USDA’s Risk Management Agency says it will continue to defer accrual of interest for 2019 crop year insurance premiums to help farmers hit hard by extreme weather. More specifically, USDA will defer the accrual of interest on 2019 crop year ins... Read More