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The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Overall feel of the markets How does corn differ from soybeans June 30th report on Tuesday Ethanol Market Overall movement of livestock-politics & livestock   ...... Read More

Audio: Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report

The latest quarterly hog and pig report from USDA shows the US hog inventory is up 5%. As of June 1, 2020 the United States inventory of all hogs and pigs was 79.6 million head. This was up 5 percent from June 1, 2019, and up 3 percent from March... Read More

DED Issues Important Reminder about Applying for COVID-19 Grants for Small Businesses, Livestock Producers

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) wishes to issue an important reminder to those applying for grants under the following programs: Small Business Stabilization, Livestock Producer Stabilization. Be reminded that there are two... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

Name change for INTL FC Stone.  China & the growing corn deficit, Army worms-is that a concern for China.  Where are we at for Phase One with China…a lot of opposite information.  Progression of the winter wheat harvest.  How are drought ar... Read More

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

Non threatening weather, crop progress report-has some questioning percentage. Is the issue with China a trade barrier or more of a COVID issue Livestock…China & Tyson Foods will set a stage for other proteins. Cold Storage Report.  Hogs &a... Read More

China Suspends Exports from Tyson Foods Plant

China Sunday suspended poultry exports from an Arkansas Tyson Food's processing plant where workers tested positive for COVID-19. China’s General Administration of Customs announced the suspension after Tyson Foods confirmed a cluster of COVID-1... Read More

(AUDIO) NE high school rodeo athletes punch their tickets to nationals

High school rodeo competitors left it all in the arena this weekend at the Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo. Traditionally held in Hastings, the rodeo transitioned to Burwell in light of coronavirus concerns. The top 30 placeholders in each even... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing

Some rain in the western corn belt.  Rains were wide spread across the corn belt. Crop progress out this afternoon.  Weekly export report showed some strong numbers for corn, but soft for beans.  Livestock, doesn’t have anything outstanding on t... Read More

Farmers Still Battling Hog Backlogs

The backlog of hogs in states hit hardest by the meatpacking industry crisis is just now easing up somewhat. Hundreds of thousands of hogs were killed by producers who had nowhere to send the animals for processing. While that number is short of t... Read More

Vet Tech is living her dream in emergency care

CURTIS, Neb. –  A fast-paced month after her college commencement as a veterinary technician, Nebraska native Chrissy Starkey is settled into a new home and a new job. The graduate of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis now... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Kyle Bumsted with Allendale Inc.

Wheat harvest, July options, many balls in the air with many things being tossed at it over the weekend into the Sunday night trade.  China talk let’s get a confirmation before the markets take reaction.  Crude oil sees a bit of a rally.  Boxed ... Read More

Audio: June Cattle On Feed Report

The June cattle on feed report was highly anticipated given the increase in packing capacity since May. There were wide ranges in all categories, but the USDA numbers all fell fairly close to the average analyst estimate. All cattle and calves on ... Read More

A Dairy Good Celebration | Friday Five | June 19, 2020

June is Dairy Month in Nebraska, and it's a great excuse to indulge in milk, ice cream, cheese and more! Although the dairy industry is not as prevalent in Nebraska, the state is home to about 195 dairies. Learn more in this week's episode of Frid... Read More

Audio: Swift Trading On The Cattle Market

The cattle market has experienced two unprecedented black swan events since late 2019. The first being the Tyson packing plant fire in Kansas, and the second being a global pandemic that disrupted almost all segments of the beef supply chain. Half... Read More