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The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brian Splitt of AgMarket.Net

Will cash stay where it is?  The difference between the board and cash…not seeing bids from buyers.    How will dairy in buyouts going to affect the market?  How big will these livestock get wa... Read More

Dairy Groups Ask USDA for Food Purchases, Dairy Farmer Relief

A group of dairy organizations wrote a letter this week to Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue and asked the USDA to help the struggling dairy industry. They want the agency to use its extensive purchasing power given to it by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and ... Read More

Smith Requests Immediate  Assistance for Cattle Producers

Washington, D.C. – In response to concerns about cattle prices, Congressman Adrian Smith, the rest of the Nebraska delegation, and over 100 other members of Congress wrote a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue ur... Read More

UNL Animal Science Department to award distinguished alumni

The Department of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska –Lincoln will present four awards of distinction at the Animal Science Alumni and Friends Reunion on October 3, 2020. The awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of undergradua... Read More

Nebraska’s Congressional Delegation urges USDA assistance for cattle producers

Nebraska’s Congressional Delegation was part of 143 members of Congress calling for assistance to cattle producers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse along with Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, Don Bacon and Adrian Smith... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of FC Stone

Corn stalk numbers, a new production estimate from Brazil, which brings a drop in soybean estimates.  Weather in SA.  Ethanol concerns here in the U.S. & S.A.  Limit down trade in the cattle & the hogs again today.  Aggressive buying of m... Read More

DFA Named Winning Bidder for Dean Foods Assets

Dean Foods announced Tuesday Dairy Farmers of America as the winning bidder to acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods' business operations. In a statement, Dean Foods says. "We ran a competitive auction process and are pleased to have reached th... Read More

Livestock can't transmit COVID-19 to humans

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The director of a Kansas State University veterinary laboratory that responds to animal health issues across the state says that while coronavirus is a disease familiar to livestock producers, it is not the same strain of the viru... Read More

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

Planting intentions report, where did the acres go, stocks, ethanol. Is there questioning of the USDA numbers? From end of month, end of quarter and moving into a new month how prices will fair be going into April. Human abilities and the futures. Lo... Read More

NPPC Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo

DES MOINES, IA, March 30, 2020 – The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today announced that its board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June due to COVID-19 human health concerns. World Pork Expo 2021 is schedule... Read More

Updated: JBS Temporarily Reduces Production in Pennsylvania Packing Plant Due to COVID-19

One of the first packing plants in the US looks to temporarily reduce production for the safety of it's employees due to COVID-19. An extension specialist with Cornell University has relayed that the JBS processing facility in Souderton, PA will redu... Read More