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The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

Restrict expanded limits? Why are markets not reflecting realty with the grain trade? StoneX on yield information released this week-how are producers reacting? Dakota Pipeline will not get shutdown while the case is heard-good for grain... Read More

Panhandle Research and Extension Center to host field day Aug. 20

The University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center will partner with the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association on Aug. 20, to host the annual field tour, Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour (PARTT). The in-person event... Read More

NCGA relaying farmers input on Ag Innovation Agenda direction

National Corn Growers Association responded in formal comments this week to USDA Deputy Secretary Stephen Censky’s request for stakeholder input into a new formal Agricultural Innovation Agenda. NCGA developed a comprehensive process to provide ... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics

Crop progress report Yield information that wasn’t a big surprise to the trade Collusion in grains? China buying more grain as they ramp up hog production Struggles in the cattle market     ...... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brad Kooima of Kooima, Kooima & Varilek

More bullish on cattle then in the past couple of weeks Cattle coming around Could be less cattle this fall then compared to previous years August 5, 2019 $107.80 not far off from where we are today Weeks…not months to getting caugh... Read More

AUDIO: KAPPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report For The Week Of August 3

The first crop progress report of August shows a corn and soybean crop that is still strong and in one case improving. Row crops are also quickly entering important stages of production. Winter wheat harvest continues to lag in Northern states. While... Read More

Nebraska farm spending down 13 percent

The numbers are in for 2019 Nebraska farm and ranch production expenditures. According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2019 expenditures were down 13% compared to 2018, and totaled $21.1 billion.  The most dramatic d... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Shawn Hackett of Hackett Financial

Major export business this week Battle between good weather and crops Is there inflationary concern with the dollar? Record prices in China…how short are they on food? Little boy that called woof. Dairy price update   ... Read More

Tree Climbing and Zip Lining! | Friday Five | July 31, 2020

The Go Ape! experience at Mahoney State Park near Ashland, Nebraska, recently added the Treetop Journey course and Monkey Drop free-fall activity. Rebel and Alex decided to experience the new additions firsthand in this week's edition of Friday ... Read More

Trading Bits & Bytes talks of record grain purchases this week

We know we started the week with a 10th day in a row of grain purchases, saw a slowdown and then a ramp up to finish the week.  Clay Patton talks with Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners. Read More

Green snap injures crops near Seward, Nebraska | Fridays in the Field | Episode 10

In the latest edition of Fridays in the Field, Alex Voichoskie visits with Mark Duffek near Seward, NE, to get an update on the growing season. Mark farms corn, soybeans and hay. He's also an agriculture instructor at Southeast Community College i... Read More

AUDIO: The Fontanelle Final Bell Thursday With Jeff Peterson Heartland Farm Partners

Thursday markets were mixed from the outside equities to the commodities. China made a historic purchase of corn at 1,937,000 Metric Tons for the 2020/2021 marketing year. Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners believes this shows that Chinese de... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

DC Court of appeals decision Dakota Access Pipeline-removing risk for farmers Higher crop ratings…some ratings the highest in 10 years Some export business for wheat out of Kansas City Hogs see triple digit losses…roller coaster in g... Read More

Audio: Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell With Mike Zuzolo Global Commodity Analytics

Mike Zuzolo, Global Commodity Analytics, joins the Fontanelle Final Bell after a mixed Tuesday trade. Grains all moved lower following the latest crop progress update from NASS. Zuzolo is still looking at dry conditions in Illinois, Iowa, Ohio and Mi... Read More