Webinar planned on negotiation, communication skills for ag producers

Webinar planned on negotiation, communication skills for ag producers

Nebraska Extension’s Farm and Ranch Management team will share strategies for negotiating and communicating during the processes of farm transition planning and farmland leasing during a webinar at noon June 24.  Most of what agricultural producers experience during work on farm transition and farmland leasing issues relates to negotiation. The…
Day 2, Kansas Wheat Harvest report

Day 2, Kansas Wheat Harvest report

This is day 2 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association.The combination of triple digit temperatures and a steady Kansas summer breeze means wheat harvest is progressing quickly across the state. …
Higher cash helps cattle market

Higher cash helps cattle market

This week's Cattle Call with Brad Kooima looks at the higher cash & lower boxed beef, politics & inflation in a macro trading day on Thursday. https://youtu.be/gp5EJL6RUrI
Senate Ag scheduled hearing on cattle markets

Senate Ag scheduled hearing on cattle markets

Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow Thursday announced a hearing titled “Examining Markets, Transparency, and Prices from Cattle Producer to Consumer.” The Michigan Democrat, along with the committee’s ranking Republican John Boozman of Arkansas, scheduled the hearing for the afternoon of Wednesday, June 23. Cattle market transparency is a priority…
The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson with Cornbelt Marketing

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson with Cornbelt Marketing

Limit down cornCrazy tough market dayHow will the cards all fall back into place?China limitingFed statementsRisk off environmentBiden Administrations & biofuelsBrazil & the corn cropNebraska to be a grain hot spot?HOT weather & cattleBetter for cash cattleBoxes will move lowerHogs have limit down trade
2021 Summer Stocker/Yearling Meeting and Tour

2021 Summer Stocker/Yearling Meeting and Tour

Nebraska Extension will be hosting a summer meeting and tour focused on stocker/yearling systems on June 30th near Nenzel, Nebraska. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. MDT and the program will kick off at 9:30 a.m. MDT at the Nenzel Community Building.  A meal will be served at noon, and a…
NCF recognizes 2021 Retail Value Steer Challenge winners

NCF recognizes 2021 Retail Value Steer Challenge winners

The annual Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) Retail Value Steer Challenge (RVSC) winners were honored at the NC Foundation lunch on June 10 during the Nebraska Cattlemen (NC) Midyear Meeting in Fremont. The RVSC is the primary fundraiser for NCF with money raised supporting youth & adult educational programs, scholarships, research…
Report finds broccoli as the favorite vegetable in U.S.

Report finds broccoli as the favorite vegetable in U.S.

In a recent survey, broccoli secured the number one spot, yet again, as America's favorite vegetable, followed by carrots and corn. Green Giant’s annual Favorite Veggie Survey polled more than 5,000 Americans. The survey found 100 percent of consumers surveyed who picked broccoli as their favorite vegetable noted taste as…
Wheat prices open opportunity for swine diets

Wheat prices open opportunity for swine diets

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University swine nutritionists say that lower prices for wheat compared to other commodities currently makes it a good value for pig diets. “Wheat is an excellent feed grain for swine, but usually is not competitively priced with corn in the United States,” said Mike Tokach,…