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The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darin Fessler of Lakefront Futures

Input cost worries? Tough day in the grains with lower prices Huge news week in the U.S. & globally With all this outside influence how is that effecting our markets What goes up h... Read More

Paycheck Protection Program 2.0 expands eligibility to farmers, ranchers, self employed

Another round of the Paycheck Protection Program has been issued, and it has expanded eligibility to include farmers, ranchers and other self-employed people. The following is information from the Small Business Administration's website and press ... Read More

Nat Geo Wild to premiere season three of Nebraska vet show on Jan. 30

Nat Geo Wild will premiere season three of the television show based on a Nebraska husband and wife veterinary duo on January 30 at 10/9 central. Season three of Heartland Docs, DVM, starring Docs Ben and Erin Schroeder of Hartington, NE, will fea... Read More

Additional support available for some producers through CFAP

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), expanding eligibility for some agricultural producers and commod... Read More

TAPS hosts 2020 growing season awards virtually

NORTH PLATTE, Nebr., --The Testing Ag Performance Solutions (TAPS) awards ceremony was held virtually on Saturday, January 16, due to continuing Covid-19 restrictions. The TAPS program was created by University of Nebraska educators and specialists f... Read More

Learn How Bioreactors Are Being Used to Improve Water Quality

AMES, Iowa – How bioreactors are being used to address water quality issues around the world is the topic of an Iowa Learning Farms webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at noon. Denitrifying woodchip bioreactors are promoted in the Midwest to clean n... Read More

Sheep and Goat Market Report Week Ending 1-15

The sheep and goat market in the Midwest  for the week of January 15th was steady with higher undertones in most sales. The broader commodity sector received a lot of data this week and felt more volatility than recent weeks. Even with the volatilit... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Don Roose with U.S. Commodities

Crop report Trying to find levels to ration South American weather Harvest progress in South America Russia trying to slow down quotas Livestock structure is changing due to high prices grain Contract highs on the livestock M... Read More

Cow milk vs. Almond milk | Friday Five | Jan. 15, 2021

It's been a great debate recently about which is superior to the other: regular milk vs. almond milk. Rebel and Alex put their taste buds to the test to see for themselves. Some of the outcomes will probably shock you!  ...... Read More

Coop sees growth in a year of Covid-19

The Panhandle Coop Association held its annual meeting on Jan. 13, and because of concerns with the Covid Pandemic, it was held virtually. The board didn't pay out any patronage this year but did pay out one hundred and twenty-nine thousand in est... Read More

KC Fed: Fewer new loans to farmers

Fewer new loans to farmers continued to drive a pullback in agricultural lending activity. The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank reported this week that stronger prices for agricultural commodities, alongside continued support from government payme... Read More