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The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Eric Kruegar of Smart Yield

Mixed market for a Friday.  Winds across the Midwest will see some dry down options with the winds moving through ahead of the storms.  Harvest grind is finally here.  China trade talks, USMCA-trad... Read More

Harvest progress in eastern Nebraska - BigIron Realty's Fridays in the Field (10/18/19)

Happy Friday! Time again for BigIron Realty's Fridays in the Field, a program where Rural Radio Network broadcasts check-in with a producer in Nebraska. On this week's edition, Bryce Doeschot visits with Lukas Fricke near Ulysses, Nebraska. VI... Read More

Ethanol Trade Team from Mexico visits Nebraska to Understand U.S. Ethanol Industry

LINCOLN, Neb. – A delegation of 19 industry leaders from Mexico were in Nebraska this week to gain a better understanding of the U.S. ethanol sector. From Oct. 16-18, the delegation toured all facets of Nebraska’s ethanol industry, from cornfield... Read More

*Video* Trading Bits & Bytes with Darin Fessler of Lakefront Futures

Markets continue to talk about the delay in harvest, the snow in the Dakota's & wet weather elsewhere.  Growers also need to focus now on the 2020 crop before 2019 crop is out of the ground. Read More

Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Darin Fessler of Lakefront Futures

Overnight markets set the stage for a Thursday day trade. The talk of certifying acres once again in North Dakota & Minnesota. Choppy trade continues with harvest delays & snow in the Dakota's & Minnesota & wet weather elsewhere. Live... Read More

Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of Intl FC Stone

Lower corn & beans, higher wheat.  Crop progress report, some flags from South Dakota gave the national picture a bias. Another storm system is moving in.  Some open days to get field work done.   Bloomberg story with misleading story.  Afri... Read More

Corn Growers Continue Search for Solutions to Aflatoxin

NCGA continues to move forward with its long-term initiative to manage and ultimately solve aflatoxin issues for farmers with the announcement of a new round of research grants. The Aflatoxin Mitigation Center of Excellence Research Program will a... Read More

Extension Crop Insurance Workshop in Grand Island Oct. 30

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 16, 2019 – Nebraska Extension’s upcoming crop insurance workshop, “Disasters, Farm Bill, Trade & Hemp … Oh My!,” will offer information and resources to help agricultural professionals and their clients make more pro... Read More

Kansas Corn: EPA’s Plan for Trump’s Ethanol Package Falls Short of Expectations

Kansas Corn said the Environmental Protection Agency fell short of expectations in its supplemental proposal to the 2020 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) rulemaking. The proposed rule is in response to President Trump’s directive that the EPA keep... Read More

Illinois Ag Department Announces New Dicamba Restrictions

The Illinois Department of Agriculture recently announced additional label restrictions for the 2020 growing season for dicamba. Agriculture Director John Sullivan announced the rules due to a dramatic rise in the number of off-target complaints rece... Read More

Iowa Congresswoman Axne Statement on EPA's Broken Promise

WASHINGTON-U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) released the following statement on today’s Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement undermining the Administration’s October 4th promise to ‘restore integrity’ to the Renewable Fuel ... Read More