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The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sue Martin of Ag & Investment

Rough day in the soybeans, but a negative day isn’t a bad thing China keeps purchasing U.S. beans Spillover pressure for the wheat from the row crops Equity markets around the world were falling on a Monday Cash Cattle prices Fri... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Releases Cattle Markets Task Force Report

LINCOLN, NEB. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) has released the findings and policy recommendations of its Cattle Markets Task Force. The task force was charged with examining current Farm Bureau policy, providing policy recommendations, and provi... Read More

Nance County becomes 50th Livestock Friendly County

Nance County is the 50th county in Nebraska to be designated as a Livestock Friendly County (LFC), announced by Governor Pete Ricketts on Friday. “By requesting and receiving Nebraska’s Livestock Friendly County designation, the people of Nanc... Read More

North Platte NRD cuts budget while safeguarding district

The North Platte Natural Resources District (NPNRD) Board of Directors passed its budget for the Fiscal Year 2020 with notable changes on Sept. 10, including reductions in spending for the third year in a row.   The reductions combined with cuts... Read More

Cattle Call Looks at Consumer Demand

Cash market is just starting to firm up for the week Beef market has declined but slowly...how is demand? Over supply of cattle in the north for the 4th quarter is less than last year. Kill cuts-was that a market play? Packers making go... Read More

AUDIO: Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell With Kyle Bumsted of Allendale Inc.

Thursday brought about another strong day of gains in the grain market. Soybeans continue to hold well over the $10 mark. Looking at a continuous chart that puts soybeans back towards highs not seen since early 2018 before the US China trade war kick... Read More

Aksarben Purple Ribbon Auction rewards hard-working youth | Aksarben Stock Show Spotlight

The Aksarben Purple Ribbon Auction takes place at the culmination of the week's activities and serves as the fundraising vehicle for the Aksarben scholarship program. Annually, hundreds of youth participate in the Aksarben Stock Show from a 14-sta... Read More

Colorado workers protest COVID-19 fine issued to meat plant

A union representing workers at a Colorado meatpacking plant where six workers died of the coronavirus and hundreds more were infected is claiming a fine issued to the company is too low. The union staged a protest Wednesday afternoon and says tha... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

Soybeans and what the potential is for this crop Situation in China includes building hogs & expanding poultry South America planting is underway One in six restaurants failing nationally...the next 6 months do not look good &nbs... Read More

NMPF Launches Natural-Disaster Resource Page for Dairy Farmers

ARLINGTON, VA – A recent Midwest windstorm, wildfires raging across western states and an active hurricane season are adding natural disasters to the many challenges dairy farmers are facing in this year of COVID-19. To help them better prepare fo... Read More

Extension webinar to cover cattle industry shocks, producer response

Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 16, 2020— An upcoming Nebraska Extension webinar will feature Jay Rempe, senior economist with Nebraska Farm Bureau, discussing recent shocks in the cattle industry and producer response in the state. “Troubles in the Catt... Read More

Beef promotion operating committee approves 2021 checkoff plan

The Cattlemen’s Beef Board will invest approximately $39,380,000 into programs designed for beef promotion, research, consumer information, industry information, foreign marketing, and producer communications during the Fiscal Year 2021. At the ... Read More

The Fontanelle Final Bell Tuesday With Mike Zuzolo

Mike Zuzolo, Global Commodity Analytics, joins the Fontanelle Final Bell on a turn around Tuesday in the ag commodity markets. Zuzolo highlights that today's pullback was bound to happen sooner rather than later. Still in the soybean complex it's goo... Read More

VIDEO: Organizers prepare for annual Aksarben Stock Show

While many events continue to be canceled or postponed around the county, the Aksarben Stock Show is on as scheduled. The 93rd show will take place at the Nebraska State Fairground September 24-27. "We're definitely working with the local healt... Read More