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Wart Woes

QUESTION We have a commercial herd of 300 Angus-Hereford crossbred cows from which we carry more than 30 replacement heifers each year. Our year-old heifers showed up with warts on their necks and fa... Read More

USDA Allows Extensions on Insurance Deadlines, Deferral of Interest  to Help Producers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

 USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is making further adjustments to assist producers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs) are authorized to extend the deadlines for payment of premiums and administrativ... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell Heather Ramsey of the ARC Group

Highlight of the day was the wheat market…crop doesn’t look good & the market is finally responded to it.  EU wheat isn’t good, U.S. wheat has some struggles.  Tension once again with China.  Shifting away from planting & focus goes ... Read More

Season Two of Nebraska Show 'Heartland Docs, DVM' to Premiere Saturday

The husband-and-wife veterinary duo from northeast Nebraska are making their season two debut this weekend on Nat Geo Wild for their show, Heartland Docs, DVM. Drs. Ben and Erin Schroeder, who live and work in Hartington, Nebraska, said season one... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary Closing Market Recap Friday 5/29 Whoa this week has went by fast. Of course it was shortened one day with Monday being Memorial day. After the long weekend bullish traders were quick to come back on Monday, but by Friday the trade s... Read More

Box Butte County Fair Board votes to move forward with fair

Another county fair is deciding to go forward after Governor Pete Ricketts announced on May 21, Nebraska Department of Agriculture guidance would leave the decision to move forward or not, with a county fair or livestock event, being decided at the l... Read More

Northern Plain Farm Labor Analysis

LINCOLN, Neb. May 28, 2020 - In the Northern Plains Region (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) there were 42,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on farms and ranches during the week of April 12-18, 2020, up 40 percent from the... Read More

Nebraska 'Beefs Up' Beef Month | Friday Five | May 29, 2020

Beef Month may be coming to an end, but you can celebrate beef all summer long! Nebraska has the top three beef cow counties in the U.S., including the nation’s No. 1 cow county – Cherry County, followed by Custer and Holt Counties. Cattle ... Read More

Fridays in the Field | Episode 2 with UNL TAPS Program

We’re back with another edition of Fridays in the Field! Join Clay Patton in North Platte for the second episode of this season! Clay will be following the University of Nebraska Testing Ag Performance Solutions (UNL TAPS) program, which was dev... Read More

Trading Bits & Bytes Looks at Moving Forward with Corn & Soybeans

Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners joins us this week with a focus on the movement of corn and soybeans, how do we market going into the summer, where is the good demand at?   https://youtu.be/VyDqiBNbsh8...... Read More

African Swine Fever Impact Even Greater in 2020

Experts are saying that the African Swine Fever outbreak that continued last year could have an even bigger impact in 2020. The Guardian says that the highly-contagious virus that is fatal to pigs is still spreading at a rapid rate. While human at... Read More