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

Crop progress report Yield information that wasn’t a big surprise to the trade Collusion in grains? China buying more grain as they ramp up hog production Struggles in the cattle mar... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brad Kooima of Kooima, Kooima & Varilek

More bullish on cattle then in the past couple of weeks Cattle coming around Could be less cattle this fall then compared to previous years August 5, 2019 $107.80 not far off from where we are today Weeks…not months to getting caugh... Read More

Extension webinar on drought management for ranchers

A Nebraska Extension webinar scheduled for Thursday at noon will focus on the financial impact of drought on ranchers and discuss available tools to help guide decision-making. Drought: Financial Implications of Possible Decisions will look at dro... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Shawn Hackett of Hackett Financial

Major export business this week Battle between good weather and crops Is there inflationary concern with the dollar? Record prices in China…how short are they on food? Little boy that called woof. Dairy price update   ... Read More

*audio*  Nebraska Cattlemen Influences National Policy

LINCOLN, NE  -  A small delegation of Nebraska Cattlemen made a big influence on national policy decisions in Denver this week during the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's (NCBA) Summer Business Meeting. The week began with policy developed ... Read More

AUDIO: The Fontanelle Final Bell Thursday With Jeff Peterson Heartland Farm Partners

Thursday markets were mixed from the outside equities to the commodities. China made a historic purchase of corn at 1,937,000 Metric Tons for the 2020/2021 marketing year. Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners believes this shows that Chinese de... Read More

Beefing up Kansas and Nebraska ProStart

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas and Nebraska beef councils recently partnered with the culinary team at NCBA to put together a two-part webinar series for ProStart instructors. ProStart is a nationwide, two-year high school curriculum that covers foodser... Read More

*Audio*  Strong Turnout of Cattle Producers Sets Important Policies for the Future

DENVER  - A capacity crowd of cattle producers worked for more than six hours today to identify a policy that would help resolve concerns about live cattle marketing issues and lead the industry to more robust price discovery. The National Cattlemen... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

DC Court of appeals decision Dakota Access Pipeline-removing risk for farmers Higher crop ratings…some ratings the highest in 10 years Some export business for wheat out of Kansas City Hogs see triple digit losses…roller coaster in g... Read More

Unions sue USDA over faster chicken plant production speeds

Unions representing workers at 10 chicken processing plants in six states are suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to challenge a policy that allows companies to increase production speeds that the unions say puts workers at risk. The United F... Read More

Audio: Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell With Mike Zuzolo Global Commodity Analytics

Mike Zuzolo, Global Commodity Analytics, joins the Fontanelle Final Bell after a mixed Tuesday trade. Grains all moved lower following the latest crop progress update from NASS. Zuzolo is still looking at dry conditions in Illinois, Iowa, Ohio and Mi... Read More