To Date, USDA Has Issued $123.1 Million in Emergency Relief Program Payments to Nebraska Agricultural Producers
Post report brings negative trade 7-1-22 NE Soybean Board Weekly Market Roundup
The markets this week, hit hard by the Thursday USDA report, but it was the dry conditions that got the attention of Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners & Mike Zuzolo with Global Commodity Analytics on this week's Nebraska Soybean Board Weekly Market Roundup. We look at corn & bean planted acres down the road,...
Celebrating Independence Day and agriculture
Americans wouldn’t be celebrating Independence Day without the help of their agrarian-loving founding fathers. George Washington was primarily a tobacco farmer, but eventually diversified into growing wheat, corn, carrots, cabbage, and a variety of other crops. Thomas Jefferson was a farmer, but he was much better at public service than raising a crop. In fact,...
Corn lights up the fireworks show
If it wasn’t for corn producers, fireworks would be much more… unsafe. Fireworks need binders to burn properly. Corn is used in one of the most common binders called dextrin. The U.S. uses a lot of dextrin because Americans spend over $1 billion on fireworks annually.
Bertrand farmer dealing with hail damaged crops | 2022 Fridays in the Field | Ep. 9
With hot weather and dry conditions this season, irrigation has proven to be crucial to crops recovering from hail damage. That has been the case for Bertrand, Nebraska farmer Creighton Peterson. Clay Patton recently visited with Peterson to get an update on the growing season for his region. Due to hail, Peterson said he had...
Disparity in the north vs south on this week’s Cattle Call 6 29 22
The north is seeing tighter supplies of cattle, that has put a disparity with cattle to the south. With tighter numbers & higher quality cattle in the north the demand continues at a high pace. Brad Kooima said that with numerous USDA reports out this week the focus might step away from cattle for a...