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The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Wheat is the most confusing market right now Light buyer support for soybeans Dry weather concerns Corn isn’t really expensive…yet beans have some good value Cattle had some struggles in the trade, falling off the cliff today M... Read More

Audio: KAPPA Ethanol crop progress report for the week of October 19

Fall row crop harvest continues at break neck speed across the country. Corn and soybean harvest if continued uninterrupted could have most farmers done by thanksgiving. However the quick harvest pace is a double edge sword as the dry conditions maki... Read More

VIDEO: Nebraska Cooperative Council celebrates October as Co-op Month

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has once again proclaimed October as Cooperative Month.  With 404 cooperative locations across Nebraska, the Nebraska Cooperative Council is celebrating the proclamation by sharing information on the impact and rea... Read More

Report: Damage from August wind storm in Midwest at $7.5B

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says damage estimates from a rare wind storm that slammed Iowa and some other parts of the Midwest in August are growing. The total is now $7.5 billion. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sai... Read More

U.S.  ethanol production hits five-week high

The Energy Information Administration says U.S. ethanol production hit its highest level in five weeks, while inventories reached the largest number seen since the end of August. Ethanol output in the seven days before October ninth averaged 937,0... Read More

ClearFlame engine technologies achieves successful test results using decarbonized fuels

ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a start-up dedicated to the development of clean engine technology for the heavy-duty truck, off-highway and industrial markets, today announced that it has successfully matched the torque and power of a commercial die... Read More

Webinar to focus on current financial state of ag for Nebraska producers

A Nebraska Extension webinar on Thursday at noon will review the current financial positions of farms included in Nebraska Farm Business, Inc.’s annual farm averages. The webinar will be led by Tina Barrett, director of Nebraska Farm Business, I... Read More

Updated state and county economic contribution of agriculture data now available through KDA

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has recently updated its interactive map of Kansas, showing the economic contribution of agriculture across the state. Located on the KDA website, this interactive resource can be used to find the agricultural eco... Read More

Mexico enacts law requiring front-of-package labeling on pre-packaged food products

Earlier this month, Mexico modified its Foreign Trade Law Agreement to comply with its new Front-of-Package Labeling law that went into effect on Oct. 1. The modifications require shipments of prepackaged food products previously exempted from labeli... Read More

Webinar - Lessons learned in COVID-19 prevention efforts among ag workers & employees

Agriculture work sites, shared worker housing, and shared worker transportation vehicles present unique challenges for preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19. Consistent application of specific preparation, prevention, and management measu... Read More

Farmer speaks out following harvest equipment fire in Clay County

In the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 15th, several local fire departments responded to a fire in rural Clay County, NE. Jonathan Rempel said he was getting his two children ready for school on Thursday when he received a phone call from th... Read More

Friday's Fontanelle Final Bell with Troy Nielson of Smart Yield

Grains end mixed on Friday, but Troy Nielson with Smart Yield looks at the week's trade. Overall corn and soybeans continue to hold record prices given the seasonality of harvest. This could give farmers a chance to sell grain into a strong market, b... Read More

Nebraska State Fire Marshal's office investigating rural Clay County farm machinery fire

In the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 15th several local fire departments responded to a fire that had started in rural Clay County, NE. Courtesy photo According to the Nebraska State Fire Marshal's office, the fire destroyed a combine,... Read More

Porking up for Porktober | Friday Five | Oct. 16, 2020

October is National Pork Month, also known as Porktober! In honor of Porktober, Rebel and Alex enjoy some fried bacon and pork facts. Although Nebraska is best known for its corn, soybean and beef production, the state is a leader in hog productio... Read More