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The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of FC Stone

Are the talks with China falling apart. Media play game? USMCA seems positive. Ethanol production 7th week higher…stocks lower. Brazil tariff quota for wheat. China & U.S. Poultry, ASF… ...... Read More

Sour grapes: Trade war puts cork in US wine sales to China

LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — Caught in the crossfire of President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, U.S. vineyards are struggling to sell Syrah in Shanghai and Chardonnay in Shenzhen. They risk losing their foothold in one of the world’s fastest... Read More

Lecture to feature panelists on healthy ecosystem

Agricultural production must increase more than 70% by 2050 to meet the global demand for food, fuel, feed and fiber. Meeting this goal will require far-reaching growth in agriculture, more efficient use of marginal lands and new methods to deal with... Read More

Partnership Seeks LB840 Funds for Hemp Operation Centered in Scottsbluff

A new business has submitted an LB840 funding application to the City of Scottsbluff for an operation to grow hemp seed, process the crop, and ultimately retail some of the resulting products. Western Farms, LLC, a partnership of ag producers Mark... Read More

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

Markets giving back all the gains.  Is China dead South America waiting to pounce.  Tyson announcing earnings…Holcomb KS plant coming back on line, heavy weight cattle.  Dean Foods & chapter 11   ...... Read More

AEM releases October 2019 ag equipment sales numbers

October 2019 saw increases in U.S. sales of self-propelled combines while both 4-wheel-drive tractors and 2-wheel-drive tractor sales fell modestly compared to October of last year, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manuf... Read More

Ricketts visits world’s largest ag tech fair to promote Nebraska’s products

This week, Governor Pete Ricketts and his trade delegation visited the world’s leading agricultural technology fair.  The fair, Agritechnica, is hosted in Hannover with 450,000 visitors from 130 countries. Companies headquartered in Nebraska, suc... Read More

University of Colorado retires live buffalo mascot Ralphie V

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The University of Colorado at Boulder has announced that the school's live buffalo mascot Ralphie V will retire. The Daily Camera reports Tuesday's announcement came after the 13-year-old buffalo did not lead the football... Read More

Senate Democrats assail Trump's $16B bailout for farmers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump's $16 billion bailout package for farmers hurt by the trade war with China unfairly benefits the South at the expense of the North and wealthy producers over smaller farms, Democratic senators concluded in ... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing

Turn Around Tuesday-sort of. Market deals with outside market pressure from lack of talks from China. Pushes coming to D.C. to move forward with USMCA. Harvest delays, planting progress in South America. Cattle market could continue to move higher in... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report

Corn harvested was 66% and soybeans harvested was 85% as of Sunday, Nov. 10, according to this week's USDA NASS Crop Progress report. The report, which is normally released on Mondays, was delayed until Tuesday due to the Veterans Day holiday. Winte... Read More