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Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture announces Nebraska Ag Youth Council members

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) announced today its selection of the 2020-2021 Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC). The 21-member Council, all students at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, will help lead the celebration as NA... Read More

Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo

Grains and livestock start a holiday shortened week well within the green. South American weather is still dry and demand looks strong. These fundamentals continue to feed the soybean bulls. With continued strength in the soybeans the broader grain c... Read More

Ethanol recovery threatened by rising restrictions

U.S. ethanol production has been a big source of demand for domestic corn. However, COVID-19 sharply curbed global fuel consumption. In recent weeks, Reuters says output has chipped away at its deficit versus prior years. However, the resurgence o... Read More

Pandemic Believed to be Factor in Ranchland Sales Increases

Real estate industry professionals say the coronavirus is one of the likely factors fueling a boom in large ranch sales in the U.S. West. The Billings Gazette reports real estate brokers are experiencing high demand for ranches in Wyoming, Colora... Read More

U.S. pork producers encourage Americans to 'Give a Ham'

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) launched the “Give-a-Ham” challenge to encourage hog producers and others to donate pork this holiday season. Now through the end of the year, NPPC is challenging those who are able to donate a ham to... Read More

Scottsbluff native appointed extension assistant for Women in Ag position

Scottsbluff native Brittany Fulton has been appointed as Extension Assistant for Nebraska Women in Agriculture. She will be responsible for teaching, training, managing educational activities and events, and other duties related to the Nebraska Women... Read More

Soybean futures inching closer to the $12 mark | Monday Morning Markets | Nov. 23, 2020

Corn and soybean prices continue to climb as numerous factors shape the commodity trade. Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners talks about those factors and shares his thoughts on the things to watch in this Thanksgiving trading week. Trader... Read More

Avoca farm, pumpkin patch to be featured on Women in Ag webcast series

“Open for Business: A Nebraska Women in Agripreneurship Series,” will feature Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm & Pumpkin Patch, a family farm near the village of Avoca during its next live webcast on Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Central time. Prod... Read More

Study concludes Americans self-diagnosing to adopt gluten-free diets

Ailments such as Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity prevent an estimated 1 in 20 Americans from consuming gluten, the mesh of proteins that gives wheat doughs their structure.   Doughnuts, cookies, pizza crust, cake, bread and pasta are... Read More

Need help with that bird? Nebraska Extension offers turkey tips

Preparing for holiday meals this year may look different for many people, as we consider celebrating in smaller family groups due to COVID-19. Some people may be preparing turkey for the first time. Follow these basic turkey recommendations, courtes... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Heather Ramsey of the ARC Group

Didn’t close near the highs that some had thought Brazilian weather…driving factor overnight… Will we hit $12 beans? So then what’s after $12? How much COVID worry is being factored in? A lot of fund trading in grains Expor... Read More

Foolproof Thanksgiving dinner solution | Friday Five | Nov. 20, 2020

The holidays are stressful, and if you aren't having your normal large gathering this year, you might have to put your unpolished cooking skills to use. BUT, there might be a solution! Alex and Rebel received a Hello Fresh meal prep box in the mai... Read More

China defends food import controls to curb virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government is defending anti-coronavirus controls that have disrupted imports of beef, poultry and fish from the United States, New Zealand and other trading partners. Customs officials who say the coronavirus has been f... Read More

Audio: November cattle on feed report

The November cattle on feed report showed all cattle on feed in the US jumped 1% higher. Placements finally dropped in the monthly report after seeing several months of higher placements. However total cattle on feed was a strong number above analyst... Read More