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EWC Vet Tech Club Honors Dr. Edwin C. Bittner

Eastern Wyoming College Veterinary Technology Club recently made, decorated, and signed a sign as a way to publicly thank Dr. Edwin Bittner, Jr., for his donations to the Vet Tech Club and the Vet Tech Department. Dr. Bittner will retire with 20 and ... Read More

Bureau of Reclamation holding water challenge to reduce seepage of water in canals

In partnership with NASA Tournament Lab and HeroX, the Bureau of Reclamation launched a crowdsourcing competition on Feb. 4, entitled “Water America’s Crops Challenge,” to reduce seepage of water in canals. To hear more listen below: ...... Read More

36th Annual KNEB Farm and Ranch Expo Popular Draw This Year

It was a bit of a different Farm and Ranch Expo for 2021 this weekend, with pandemic-related measures in place, but it was success nonetheless. The 36th annual event took place Friday and Saturday at the Vistabeam Events Center on the Scotts Bluff... Read More

Super Bowl LV MVP - Agriculture | Friday Five | Feb. 5, 2021

???? Agriculture will win BIG on Super Bowl Sunday. From millions of avocados to thousands of footballs, it's hard to imagine that any agricultural commodity is left out on the Big Game's festivities. Friday Five is presented by the Nebraska Co... Read More

Below Average Runoff Forecast for the Upper Missouri River Basin in 2021

The updated 2021 calendar year runoff forecast for the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, continues to be below average. Missouri River Basin Water Management Chief John Remus says, “Both plains snowpack and mountain snowpack continue ... Read More

Buffalo Bill Farm & Ranch Expo offered variety

This year's Buffalo Bill Farm & Ranch Expo was filled with farmers and ranchers ready to kick tires and talk about the latest in agriculture. Sponsored by the North Platte Chamber and Development Agribusiness Committee, exhibitors welcomed the... Read More

AUDIO: Market commentary with daily brokers

Summary As the week comes to a close the equities are moving higher with hopes back on the horizon of another round of stimulus. Grains continue to trade with wide daily ranges as the February WASDE draws closer. Livestock have been on both sides ... Read More

The Fontanelle Final Bell Thursday with Aaron Bertels Crossroad Marketing

The grain market closed mixed to mostly lower on Thursday. Soybeans were the lone grain to end with all contracts in the green. Aaron Bertels with Crossroad Marketing joins the Fontanelle Final Bell to highlight the reality of the current market. Vol... Read More

Senator Marshall named to Senate Ag Committee

Washington, D.C.- U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell named U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. to the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee. Following a phone call with Republican Leader McConnell, Senator Marshall issued th... Read More

What's behind China's massive purchases of U.S. Corn?

Last week, China set multiple records for the amount of U.S. corn the country purchased. What's behind the purchases and will they continue? Jeff Peterson, President of Heartland Farm Partners, discusses those factors. Jeff also shares an updat... Read More

R-CALF organizing e-mail blitz in favor of COOL

R-CALF this week urged ranchers to send emails to the White House in favor of Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling for beef. The organization issued an action alert saying, “emails needed this week to the White House and calls needed to congress... Read More

Audio: Finalists Named in Nebraska Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet

KEARNEY, NEB. – Four finalists in the Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Discussion Meet contest have been named after competing in preliminary rounds during the 2021 Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference held Jan. 29-30 in Kearney. Lance Atwat... Read More

More farmers plan to get COVID-19 vaccine

A question in the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer finds more farmers say they will get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Ag Economy Barometer for January, released this week, finds producers' attitudes about receiving a COVID-19 vaccine have shifted... Read More

The Fontanelle Final Bell Wednesday with Arlan Suderman of Stone X

The grains saw their turn around Tuesday a day late. Following a lower overnight session and open grains found strength midday. On the Fontanelle Final Bell Arlan Suderman highlighted that funds continue to paint the grains with an inflationary bias.... Read More