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Dairy Farmers, Pizza Hut Partner to Give Half-Million Pizzas to Graduates

Now through June 4, 2020, high school graduates can claim a free, one-topping medium pizza thanks to a partnership between Pizza Hut and Dairy Management, Inc. DMI and its checkoff partner, Pizza H... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo Global Commodity Analytics

Looking at export numbers released today, weather front moving in bring some much-needed moisture to the western corn belt.  Some trade friction with a return to demand.  Mike had a report he did looking at China. Is there some retaliation coming f... Read More

NDA Provides Guidance for Restricted Fair Openings & Livestock Shows/Events to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new Directed Health Measure (DHM) that will take effect on June 1, 2020 to continue to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Nebraska. The DMH provides guidance including requirements that must b... Read More

AUDIO: Fed Cattle Marketing, the Elephant in the Room

The cattle market from late 2019 to 2020 has experienced two black swan events. The first being the fire at the Tyson packing plant in Holcomb Kansas in which live cattle futures plummeted the following day. Whole sale beef prices, on the other hand,... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen to Host Midyear Committee Webinars June 9th & 10th

LINCOLN, NE (May 21, 2020) - Nebraska Cattlemen will be hosting Midyear Committee meetings via zoom June 9th and 10th. These meetings are open to all current Nebraska Cattlemen members and registration is required. Each meeting will be two hours in... Read More

VIDEO: USDA Meatpacking Inspectors Receive Hand Sanitizer Made at Nebraska Innovation Campus

Food safety inspectors employed by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service are receiving a supply of hand sanitizer thanks to an innovative partnership between Nebraska’s ethanol industry and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.      ... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of FC Stone

Corn received the short end of the spreads. Wheat has had some dry weather issues.  The virtual wheat tour is under way in Kansas.  How will that effect the way the market trades?  Brazil has had some weather, is there a break headed their way in ... Read More

KBC portal to connect consumers with producers

TOPEKA, Kan. — In response to a growing number of people searching for local and online meat sales, the Kansas Beef Council (KBC) is creating a digital platform to directly connect consumers looking to purchase beef with those who produce it. The o... Read More

NCBA Responds to Trump Comments on Beef Imports

President Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday suggested the United States should consider terminating trade deals that bring live cattle into the United States. Most cattle imported into the United States come from Mexico and Canada, thus fall... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darin Fessler of Lakefront Futures

President Trump spoke to the farmers today.  How are his comments going to have an effect on the markets today & in the days to come?  Is the world starting to turn against China & will it help to straighten things out?  Politics involved ... Read More

Mexico Opens for U.S. Bison Meat Exports

The National Bison Association welcomed the news on Friday that the Government of Mexico has formally opened its doors to import U.S. – produced bison meat into that country. The move formally opens the doors to a new market for U.S. bison meat.... Read More