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Awards aim to keep ag education teachers in Nebraska

Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation awarded 10 teachers with funds in support of ag ed and FFA programs. LINCOLN — The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation awarded 10 teachers with funds in support of agricultural education and FFA programs in Nebras... Read More

Soy Backs Artificial Turf With Sustainability

Consumer demand for sustainable products continues to increase, and soy is ready to deliver. For artificial grass, soy plays a significant role in the product’s sustainable success. From putting greens to playgrounds and landscaping to lawns, soy-b... Read More

NCF Accepting Applications for CME Beef Industry Scholarships

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for 2020-2021 beef industry scholarships sponsored by CME Group. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry. “... Read More

Trading Bits & Bytes with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Aaron Bertels talks about this weeks WASDE Report along with the S&D Report from Thursday. Read More

Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Reaction to today's WASDE report. Weather puts a crimp in harvest, demand for beans is better then corn. S&D report also out for livestock. Seeing a lot of nervous action in the trade. ...... Read More

Vanier Family Donates $1 Million to Wheat Research Foundation

The Jack and Donna Vanier family continued their legacy of giving by donating $1 million to the future of wheat research. "As we enter the golden age of wheat research, this gift to the Kansas Wheat Commission Research Foundation (KWCRF) will ensu... Read More

NAWG Hires New Government Relations Representative

Washington, D.C. (October 10, 2019) – On October 10, 2019 NAWG Chief Executive Officer Chandler Goule announced that Jake Westlin will be joining the staff of the National Association of Wheat Growers as their Government Relations Representative. ... Read More

Study Shows Limited Broadband Access in Rural America

A new study commissioned by the United Soybean Board reveals the lack of access to broadband in rural areas takes a significant toll on farmers and the economy. The study found 60 percent of U.S. farmers say they do not have enough connectivity to... Read More

October WASDE Report

USDA expects farmers to harvest 13.8 billion bushels (bb) of corn this fall with a national average yield of 168.4 bushels per acre (bpa). The production estimate came in slightly higher than expected, while yield was only increased by 0.2 bpa. So... Read More

California bans chlorpyrifos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A widely used agricultural pesticide that California environmental officials have said has been linked to brain damage in children will be banned after next year under an agreement reached with the manufacturer, state officials a... Read More

National Voter Poll Shows Strong Support for RFS, Biodiesel Use

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) released results of an annual national poll of registered voters designed to measure awareness of and attitudes toward biodiesel and federal policies that support the industry. The results show a candidate's support... Read More

US, China to begin 13th round of trade talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators are scheduled to begin a 13th round of talks Thursday aimed at ending a 15-month trade war that is worrying global investors and weighing on the world economy. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will lead ... Read More

Butter Institute: Congress Must Compel FDA to Uphold Butter Law

The American Butter Institute wants Congress to take action in making the Food and Drug Administration enforce laws that define butter as a dairy product. The organization sent letters to the leaders of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce a... Read More

Fontanelle Final Bell Wednesday Arlan Suderman INTL FC Stone

Arlan Suderman, Chief Economist for INTL FC Stone, says, "It's a pivotal time in the markets this week with a WASDE report, first winter storm and US China trade talks all happening." Suderman points to what could happen in the WASDE report and pu... Read More