Ag News
Midday cash livestock markets for Tuesday
It is a typical Tuesday in cattle country with bids and asking prices still not fully established. A few showlists have been priced around 164.00 in the South, and 255.00 plus in the North. Though mixed from state to state, generally smaller in the South and larger in the North the new showlists look generally [...]
FFA tire auction at HHD totals nearly $40,000
Rainy, muddy conditions didn't stop Nebraska FFA supporters from attending the second annual Nebraska FFA Foundation Tire Auction at Husker Harvest Days, hosted by Titan Tire, Goodyear Farm Tires and Graham Tire. The event, originally planned for Wednesday, September 10th, was postponed to Thursday due to the heavy rain and mud at the show site. The [...]
Raven introduces new nozzle control system
At the Raven tent at Husker Harvest Days, Gary Esselink, product manager for application controls, gave us a demonstration of Raven’s new Hawkeye Nozzle Control System. Esselink says this pressure-based product control system allows for precise sprayer application in a variety of conditions, reducing spray drift and getting the most out of every nozzle.  Plus, [...]
Kugler expands to the east
Kugler Company, which been serving farmers in the western Corn Belt with quality liquid fertilizer products for decades,  recently announced an expansion of its production and marketing territory into the central and eastern Corn Belt. In this Husker Harvest Days follow-up interview with Leigh Hoyt of Kugler, we discussed that expansion and also talked about Kugler’s lineup [...]
Drier weather settles into the Corn Belt
Across the Corn Belt, dry weather and near- to below-normal temperatures favor a gradual push toward maturity for late-developing corn and soybeans. By September 14, corn reaching maturity ranged from 15 to 25 percentage points behind the respective 5-year averages in Iowa, Minnesota, and the Dakotas.   On the Plains, isolated showers are mostly confined [...]
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