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AUDIO: Market commentary with daily brokers

Summary The last week of January is starting and the Sunday overnight trade has been a mixed bag with most markets dipping lower and trying to return higher in the early morning hours. Equities ... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with PJ Conradt of Tredas

Summed up in one word YUCK Rains in South America Lack of rains here in the U.S. Beans back to pre-report prices Basis to remain unchanged-short term Cattle welcomed lower corn ...... Read More

Audio: January cattle on feed report

The January cattle on feed report showed an increase in cattle placed into feedlots and cattle marketed out of feedlots. The total number of cattle on feed was relatively unchanged from a year ago. Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter marke... Read More

Cheese or... not cheese? | Friday Five | Jan.22, 2021

Recently, cheese enthusiasts united to celebrate National Cheese Lovers Day. But were they actually celebrating with cheese? Or what it a cheese product? Perhaps it was a cheese food? There are a lot of different labels used in the cheese wor... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Kyle Bumsted

Kyle Bumsted joins the Fontanelle Final Bell on Thursday to talk all aspects of the cattle market. Despite grains trying to make some gains on the day live cattle and feeder cattle futures continued higher. Bumsted points out how April live cattle ha... Read More

Comparing January 20, 2020 Cattle market to 2021

Brad Kooima looks at the cattle market one year apart, the formula cattle coming out of the south & the long term we are seeing in this market. Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of StoneX

Why the down markets the past two days? What is the takeaway? What’s going on in SA weather & their crops Latest with wheat, but they are pulled down by corn & beans Are there more export taxes being talked about? Money s... Read More

Rural Radio Network launches western lifestyle podcast

The Rural Radio Network has launched western lifestyle podcast called Breaking the Barrier. In the rodeo world, a broken barrier is not a good thing. It’s a 10-second penalty that generally means a competitor is out of the money. However, the ba... Read More

K-State experts offer advice on getting heifers prepared for their first breeding season

Anyone who has lived with teenagers can attest that their food consumption can be high as they are rapidly growing to their adult size. In much the same way, growing beef herd replacement heifers also need to have their nutritional needs met so th... Read More

Panhandle Perspectives: Annual cow costs- the big three

When beef producers look at annual cow costs and doing an economic analysis, three categories tend to make up the largest percentage of total costs: feed, labor/equipment and cow depreciation. Other expenses, such as breeding expense and veterinary c... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darin Fessler of Lakefront Futures

Input cost worries? Tough day in the grains with lower prices Huge news week in the U.S. & globally With all this outside influence how is that effecting our markets What goes up has to come down once & awhile Mixed livesto... Read More