The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darren Frye with Water Street Advisory

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darren Frye with Water Street Advisory

What is going on with the May beansRecent weather models…has wheat factored in this yet?Outside market influenceCrops in Brazil…what are you hearing on conditions for cornPretty dyer situation right now with weather…no normal flow right nowWill the crop be slowly reduced week by week?Demand is good right now for corn,…
U.S. Drought Monitor: Tale of Two Regions

U.S. Drought Monitor: Tale of Two Regions

The U.S. Drought Monitor shows a tale of two regions—the East and the West. The Western U.S., in the latest Drought Monitor released Thursday, shows much of the region in drought categories, with several areas classified in extreme or exceptional drought, the two most severe categories. Comparatively, the Eastern U.S.…
The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Eric Krueger with SmartYield

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Eric Krueger with SmartYield

Bean planting underwayWorst week of exports we have seen in awhileIs there a correction coming for grains?Wheat has been a follow throughWeather in South AmericaCash cattle starting to reboundCattle can it hold the correction?Max demand time is upon usCan feeders push for higher cash?
The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brad Kooima of Kooima, Kooima & Varilek

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brad Kooima of Kooima, Kooima & Varilek

Bigger than expected sell offSome chart damage taking placeIs there a struggle in this cattle trade with strength in the beef market?Some fund liquidationWill cash continue to go higher?What about packer margins?Can we hope this is the low for the week?Big basis flip taking placeOutside reversal in the hogsHigher corn…
Center for Resilience in Agricultural Working Landscapes up and running

Center for Resilience in Agricultural Working Landscapes up and running

“Resilient” is a word frequently used when it comes to agriculture. Crops are bred to be resilient against disease, heat, drought and other detrimental conditions. Producers must be resilient in confronting the evolving economics of ag production, unpredictable weather and the ever-changing technology of agricultural production. But what does it mean for a…
Women in Agriculture: Experiencing 93 years of agricultural changes

Women in Agriculture: Experiencing 93 years of agricultural changes

At 93 years young, Wilma Haussermann of Arapahoe, Nebraska, has seen a lifetime of changes in the agriculture industry.  In the late 1930s, before she was in high school, Wilma remembers her parents’ operation being very small. "It was hard times. We farmed with horses and things didn't grow so…
NCTA hosts, wins regional collegiate crops judging contest

NCTA hosts, wins regional collegiate crops judging contest

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) hosted the first in-person, regional collegiate crops judging contest of 2021 and won the 2-year college division. The NCTA Aggie team topped 2-year schools, while Iowa State University team won the 4-year division. Nine universities and colleges from Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma, Texas,…