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The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Eric Kruegar of Smart Yield

Crazy week of reports.  From the January 10th report, Phase One, USMCA…but still beans had a rough week.  Shows volatility & one needs to be prepared.  Last 60 days we have been in a tight range.   Ethanol margins remain tight…China even... Read More

Brandon and Clay Discuss Wheat Output and Prices in Harry S. Truman's Day

Brandon Benitz & Clay Patton sit down to talk about wheat production during Harry S. Truman's time on the farm & compare it to today... ...... Read More

Nebraska governor allocates $3.8 million for Ft. Laramie Canal repairs

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was in Scottsbluff on Jan. 15, to present his State of the State Address. Almost six months to the day of the Ft. Laramie Canal failure on July 17, in Wyo. The canal feeds water to both Nebraska and Wyoming irrigato... Read More

USDA Invests $5.7 Million in Broadband for Rural Nebraska Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 17, 2020 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs Under Secretary Greg Ibach announced that USDA has invested $5.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will cr... Read More

Agriculture industry group announces safety leaders

The Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America (ASHCA) has announced eight individuals and organizations to be honored for leadership in agricultural safety as demonstrated through safety training, collaboration, promotion, education or resear... Read More

National Popcorn Day - Friday Five (1.17.20)

Popcorn, get your popcorn! That’s right, this week’s edition of Friday Five is all about a Nebraska specialty. Considering Nebraska is the #1 producer of popcorn, this episode is sure to be “poppin!” Join Alex and Rebel as they celebrat... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Opens Applications for Leadership Sorghum Class V

The Sorghum Checkoff is accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class V, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. During the 15-month leadership program, class members will be exposed to various aspects of the so... Read More

Panhandle Master Gardener Training Program to begin

Nebraska Extension’s Master Gardener Program is taking applications for Panhandle residents who enjoy horticulture, want to learn more, and are willing to volunteer to share their knowledge with their community.       Master Gardener training... Read More

NEWSLETTER: Weekly Agriculture News From the Rural Radio Network

Good Friday morning! This week was all about trade as news broke on China and USMCA. Find out what's in the agreements and impact on the markets. Here's the weekly roundup of the agriculture news the Rural Radio Network team has been working on: ... Read More

UNL TAPS Gears Up For 2020

University of Nebraska's TAPS, testing ag performance solutions, is gearing up for the 2020 growing season. Matt Stockton, UNL Extenstion Ag Economist, says "TAPS simply put is a friendly growing competition to see real world results for University r... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners

Why have the markets been down so much since the phase one trade deal came out? What are some of the details of the trade deal that you found encouraging? Are there parts of the trade deal that concern you? What does the market focus on now going for... Read More

USMCA Heads to the President-Industry Reaction

Nebraska Corn Statement:  The future of Nebraska’s corn industry is bright following the Senate’s passage of the much-anticipated trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada. The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and the Nebraska Corn ... Read More

Fischer Statement on Senate Passing USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, a member of Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement today after the Senate passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “Nebraska’s families, ag producers, and manufactu... Read More

Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2019 wins 2nd runner-up at Miss Rodeo America Pageant

Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2019, Eva Oliver shares her experience at the 2020 Miss Rodeo America Pageant. In addition to being named 2nd runner-up, Oliver also won the speech and written test categories.     ...... Read More