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Video Spotlight Reports - 2019 Nebraska Power Farming Show

The 13th Annual Nebraska Power Farming Show – the second largest indoor farm show in the United States – will showcase nearly 2,268 booths spanning 9.2 acres in the Lancaster Event Center! This... Read More

USDA Leaves Corn and Soybean Production, Supply and Demand Unchanged

OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA still projects corn production at 13.66 billion bushels (bb) and soybean production at 3.55 bb. The agency also left yields untouched, with the average corn yield pegged at 167 bushels per acre (bpa) and soybeans at 46.9 bpa. Tho... Read More

Petersen Sends Letter to EPA Criticizing RFS Proposal

A letter by House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency suggests EPA's proposal to "fix" the Renewable Fuel Standard undermines the program. Peterson sent a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler ... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing

USMCA Chatter.  Spitting of weather across the Midwest.  Soybeans sharply higher-funds are short.  Trade deal talks of last week makes some worried that a deal with China might not be done.  Extended crop reports…crop report out tomorrow-can we... Read More

The Final Crop Progress Report

The USDA and NASS announced that the December 9th Crop Progress report would be the final crop report of 2019. The reports will start again in April 2020. The final report shows that the nation has just 8% of the corn crop left to harvest. Kansas ... Read More

Five Nebraskan Students Take State in Conservation Poster Contest

LINCOLN, Nebraska – Earthworms, tree roots and rabbit burrows were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts recognize students from Kindergar... Read More

(AUDIO) Global Grain Ending Stocks Continue Lower

A few weeks ago, we noted Mother Nature made a large dent in projected 2019 production and ending stocks. A few readers asked about the global ending stocks situation. For this week’s post, we review the global ending stock situation for corn, whe... Read More

VIDEO: Growing Christmas Trees in the Midwest! Friday Five (12/6/19)

Nebraska might be known for its corn and beef production, but Christmas trees are a popular commodity in the state. There are over 50 Christmas tree farms in Nebraska, 20 of which are members of the Nebraska Christmas Tree Growers Association. ... Read More

USDA Opening CRP Signup on December 9th

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced that signup for the Conservation Reserve Program will begin on December ninth. The signup period ends on February 28th for general CRP, while the signup for continuous CRP is ongoing. Farmers and ranchers... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Winter doldrums effecting the markets, trade war has no real incentives from China. Crop size & the USDA reports. Basis & its pressure on the elevators. South American Crop. ...... Read More

Nebraska Crop Management Conference set for January 22–23

The 2020 Nebraska Crop Management Conference is set for January 22 and 23 at the Younes Convention Center in Kearney and will include pesticide applicator training. Sponsored by Nebraska Extension, the conference will feature research updates and ... Read More