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Cattle Call 1|19|22 Absenteeism to higher boxed beef
This week's Cattle Call with Brad Kooima looks at absenteeism, the higher boxed beef, inflation and the Cattle on Feed Report due out on Friday.
Weekly Market Roundup 1|14|22 Brought to you by the Nebraska Soybean Board
This week we look back at the USDA report & the reaction in both the grain & the livestock trade with Brad Kooima with Kooima Kooima & Varilek and Mike Zuzolo with Global Commodity Analytics. The boxed beef trade and chain speed along with more herd reductions for beef.
Nebraska’s Grain Weevil wins American Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge and $50,000 grand prize
Nebraska’s Grain Weevil took top honors at the American Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge and will receive $50,000 in startup funds. Nebraska’s Birds Eye Robotics received runner-up in the challenge and will be awarded $20,000. The Grain Weevil is a small robot designed to maintain grain, eliminating the need for farmers to enter bins, which...
Nebraska Farm Bureau member receives national Excellence in Ag Award, wins Ford pickup
Brady Revels of Nebraska is the national winner of the 2022 Excellence in Ag Award, hosted by the Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers. Revels, a member of the Douglas County Farm Bureau, competed during the 2022 American Farm Bureau Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. The Excellence in Ag Award spotlights young Farm Bureau members...
Nebraska’s Birds Eye Robotics receives Ag Innovation Challenge Runner-Up and $20,000 prize
Nebraska’s Birds Eye Robotics received runner-up in the challenge and will be awarded $20,000 in startup funds for its business. The team at Birds Eye Robotics created an autonomous robot, Birds Eye, that removes bird mortality, tills up caked bedding and improves overall animal welfare by stimulating bird movement for the poultry industry. Among other...