Nebraska Soybean Weekly Radio Update
Nebraska soybean farmers face important issues in the field and market. Listen to the Nebraska Soybean Weekly Radio Update to keep up with the latest in soybean programs, news from the field, and interviews from your district representatives on the Nebraska Soybean Board.
The weekly, two-minute program updates soybean farmers about current events and projects supported with Nebraska soybean checkoff dollars.
Listen to the weekly radio update on the following stations or from the archive below.
- KRVN AM/FM
- KTIC AM/FM
- KAWL AM
- KTMX FM
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Did you know you can find soybean oil in Goodyear tires? Richard Bartek, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member discusses a variety of ways soybeans are utilized.
With 41% of the state's soybeans planted, Mike Korth, a farmer and United Soybean Board member from Randolph, talks about the progress being made in the field.
Greg Anderson, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Newman Grove talks international marketing and the importance it has to Nebraska soybeans.
United Soybean Board Member, Ed Lammers, from Hartington serves on the U.S. Meat Export Federation Executive Committee. In this weeks report, Ed discusses the recent meeting USMEF had and their priority issues.
Every good operation has a plan. Currently, the Nebraska Soybean Board is evaluating and developing its strategic plan. Tony Johanson, chairman and board member from Oakland, discusses how the next plan is created to bring the most benefits to soybean farmers.
Planting is just around the corner, even if Mother Nature does not want to admit it. Greg Greving, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board Ex-Officio member from Chapman discusses the upcoming soybean crop and how he believes acreage will look this season.
The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance aims to earn consumer trust in U.S. food and agriculture. Anne Meis, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Elgin recaps the latest USFRA Board meeting, where she also serves on the organization's board
Did you know a dozen eggs from a layer chicken represents a pound of soybean meal? Daryl Obermeyer, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Brownville reviews a meeting of the U.S. Poultry and Egg Export Council.
Many places across the state wrapped up their annual Lenten fish fries this past week. Doug Saathoff, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Trumbull, discusses the use of hi-oleic soybean oil and how it can benefit Nebraska farmers.
Happy National Agriculture Day! Those involved in agriculture are constantly working hard to improve and the Nebraska Soybean Board is no different. At the latest board meeting, research projects were proposed and reviewed by board members, ex-officios and industry professionals. Larry Tonniges, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Utica, reviews this meeting.
Last week Nebraska soybeans were not the only thing heading to the Pacific Northwest. Eugene Goering, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Columbus talks about the "See For Yourself" trip and the benefits of showing growers where their beans travel.
Farmers are constantly learning and furthering their knowledge of the agriculture industry. Anne Meis, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Elgin recaps last week's Commodity Classic and the educational benefit it has.
We are stronger when we work together. Larry Tonniges, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Utica updates from the North Central Research Program meeting where twelve states work together to help soybean producers.
Richard Bartek, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Ithaca talks about the importance of On-Farm Research.
Next week the United Soybean Board will meet in Mobile, Alabama. Greg Fujan, a farmer and USB member from Weston previews the upcoming meeting.
Nebraska heads to the West Coast. Daryl Obermeyer, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Brownville is in California sharing the benefits of Nebraska soybean oil to be used in bio fuel.
Have you heard of Hi-Oleic Soybean Oil? Eugene Goering, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Columbus, explains what it is and why NSB is excited. Look for it at your local fish fries!
Board members and staff recently attended an aquaculture educational opportunity. Tony Johanson, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board Chairman from Oakland, discusses the experience and its importance.
Greg Anderson, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Newman Grove previews the Annual BioDiesel Conference.
Did you know Nebraska has more cattle than Texas? Norm Husa, Barneston farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board ex-officio member, discusses livestock use of soybeans and signs of expansion among the industry.
Happy New Year!
Anne Meis, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Elgin, reflects on a recent trade mission to the Philippines and Malaysia. Trade mission allow for farmers to meet those buying Nebraska soybeans across the globe.
Greg Anderson, Nebraska Soybean Board member and farmer from Newman Grove, reviews the annual trip to the east coast for an update on soy-based bio fuels.
Daryl Obermeyer, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Brownville discusses the latest USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) meeting.
Mike Korth, a Randolph farmer and United Soybean Board member, talks about last weeks USB meeting in St. Louis.
Tony Johanson, a farmer and NSB Chairman from Oakland, previews the Nebraska Soybean Day, December 14th, 2017, and Machinery Expo in Wahoo.
As fall meetings enter full swing, Mark Caspers, a farmer and United Soybean Board member from Auburn, encourages producers to become involved with their checkoff.
Greg Greving, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board ex-officio member from Chapman, reflects on trade team visits to Nebraska farms.
The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) will meet for its November Board meeting on November 20-21 in Lincoln, NE. Committee chairs will be determined as well as additional business items. Eugene Goering, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Columbus, gives a preview of the meeting.
The United States Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is a key organization that helps increase the profitability of soybeans through international meat exports. Terry Horky, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Sargent, recently attended the USMEF Strategic Planning Conference and describes the key takeaways from the meeting.
Norm Husa, an ex-officio NSB board member from Barneston, discusses the important relationship between animal agriculture and soybean production.
Larry Tonniges, a farmer from Utica and Nebraska Soybean Board member, gives an update on current progressions with the North Central Soybean Research Program (NCSRP).
What's more profitable - selling soybeans or grain to the local elevator or traveling to a further market that offers a premium price? Richard Bartek, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board Member from Ithaca, talks about the Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) calculator. This simple calculator computes different variables to determine the most profitable options when deciding where to sell your soybeans this fall. Try the STC calculator for free by visiting soytransportation.org/calculator/
International trade team visits to Nebraska often provide a beneficial opportunity to showcase soybean production from local farmers, and an opportunity to learn about various backgrounds in the soybean industry. Gregg Fujan, a farmer from Weston and director on the United Soybean Board, talks about a recent southeast Asia trade team that he hosted.
High oleic soybeans are in its second year of production in Nebraska and provide specific benefits to farmers that plant them. Nebraska Soybean Board member and farmer from Trumbull, Doug Saathoff, explains the benefits of raising high oleic.
Greg Anderson, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Newman Grove, discusses the start of harvest season in Nebraska.
Building relationships are a key component to increasing the demand for U.S. soybeans in international markets. Nebraska Soybean Board Chairman and farmer from Oakland, Tony Johanson, explains why relationship building is critical.
Tony Johanson, Nebraska Soybean Board Chairman and farmer from Oakland, invites you to visit the Commodity Building and other attractions at Husker Harvest Days 2017 in Grand Island, NE. This year's event takes place on September 12 - 14 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day.
The importance of international trade and foreign relations is critical for the increasing global demand of soybeans. Greg Greving, a Nebraska Soybean Board member and farmer from Chapman, talks about the value of hosting international trade teams in Nebraska.
"Food Dialogues Nebraska: Pivoting the GMO Conversation" is taking place on September 6, 2017 at Nebraska Innovation Campus. Anne Meis, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Elgin, gives a preview of the event. To register or learn more, visit http://www.fooddialogues.com/events/food-dialogues-nebraska-pivoting-gmo-conversation/.
Richard Bartek, a Nebraska Soybean Board member and farmer from Ithaca, recently hosted a unique group of visitors from the Global Trade Exchange. The program took place in Omaha, Nebraska and featured industry leaders in international trade, global food industry and consumer trends, and more. Richard had the opportunity to host a farm tour, and discusses his experience.
The Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA) held a board meeting in Charleston, South Carolina from August 1-3, 2017. Eugene Goering, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Columbus, was in attendance and gives an update on the meeting and progress of the SAA.
Ron Pavelka, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Glenvil, invites soybean farmers to this week's Soybean Management Field Days.
Norm Husa, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board ex-officio member from Barneston, previews this year's Soybean Management Field Days.
SoyWater is a web-based irrigation tool to help soybean producers optimize their irrigation efficiency. Richard Bartek, a Nebraska Soybean Board member and farmer from Ithaca, explains how this tool can help farmers during the critical irrigation months of the summer.
The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) recently conducted its 2017 July meeting at AGP in Hastings. Terry Horky, an NSB board member and farmer from Sargent, gives an update on the results of the meeting.
Nebraska Soybean Board Chairman Tony Johanson from Oakland gives an update on this year's soybean crop.
Mark Caspers, United Soybean Board member and farmer from Auburn, discusses his travels in the recent "technology quest" to observe and utilize practices in different parts of the world.
Greg Anderson, a Nebraska Soybean Board member and farmer from Newman-Grove, announces the progressions of Biodiesel on the East and West coasts, and in Nebraska.
Daryl Obermeyer, a farmer from Brownville and current NSB director, discusses the emerging international impact of soybeans through the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC).
Greg Anderson, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Newman Grove, discusses the positive benefits that Biodiesel has on our soybean farmers and lays out where Biodiesel is headed in the future.
Larry Tonniges, a farmer from Utica and Nebraska Soybean Board member, encourages farmers to utilize the recently-launched SoyCal Production tool.
Anne Meis, a farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Elign, discusses last week's U.S. Meat Export Federation meeting.
Dr. Galen Erickson with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln discusses research on using soy as part of feeding rations for beef cattle. Thank you for your support of the Nebraska soybean industry!
Dr. Loren Giesler (UNL) talks about an innovative soybean management calendar that helps farmers break up management decisions. Take a look at the calendar and customize your plan by visiting: http://cropwatch.unl.edu/soycal/app/index.html.
Eugene Goering, NSB board member and vice chairman from Columbus, gives an update on soybean planting.
Dr. George Graef gives an update on the soybean plant breeding program at UNL, which is funded by the soybean checkoff. The goal of the program is to develop new high-yielding varieties that meet the needs of Nebraska farmers.
With soybean acres projected to be up in Nebraska, Greg Anderson, NSB board member from Newman Grove, talks about his experience growing continuous soybeans.
Anne Meis, NSB board member from Elgin, was recently elected to the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance board of directors and talks about how the organization aims to tell agriculture's story to non-farm consumers.
Greg Greving, an ex-officio NSB board member from Chapman, details his recent trade mission to Mexico - the second most important market for U.S. soybean exports.
Gregg Fujan, a soybean farmer from Weston and director on the United Soybean Board, gives an update on NSB's high oleic oil promotion at local fish frys during the Lenten season.
Anne Meis, farmer and NSB board member from Elgin, gives an update on the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance panel on the positive impacts of GMOs and the importance of openness at Commodity Classic in San Antonio.
Larry Tonniges, NSB Research Committee chairman, gives an update on NSB's latest board meeting, which focused on selecting 2018 research proposals.
NSB Chairman, Tony Johanson of Oakland, gives a recap of NSB's recent See for Yourself program to the Pacific Northwest where participants got to learn more about the export supply chain and NSB programs.
Richard Bartek, NSB board member from Ithaca, gives an update on the recent Soy Transportation Coalition meeting and a project they are conducting with the Nebraska Department of Roads to inspect bridge infrastructure in Nebraska.
Mark Caspers, a director on the United Soybean Board from Auburn, gives an update on the national checkoff. The board is currently looking to replace the current CEO, who has managed USB operations for 25 years. The board also discussed a new tool to help them make funding decisions.
Mike Korth, United Soybean Board member from Randolph, gives an update on recent meetings held in California that aimed to garner support for biodiesel. The state has a potential to use over 1 billion gallons by 2030.
Al Juhnke, the executive director of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association, gives an update on the Nebraska pork industry and the importance of adding value to soybeans and our rural communities through animal agriculture.
Richard Bartek, NSB board member from Ithaca, gives an update on the upcoming Cover Crops Conference on Tuesday, February 14 at the ARDC.
Pre-register by Feb. 10 to ensure resource materials are available and for meal planning purposes. Call 402-624-8030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daryl Obermeyer, NSB board member from Brownville, gives an update on the January NSB meeting. The board is working to set its research advisory panel to help select projects that address current and future issues facing Nebraska soybean farmers. Obermeyer also touches on the importance of NSB's aquaculture research to help develop new markets.
NSB Board Member and soybean farmer from Columbus, Eugene Goering, gives an update on the success of investing in aquaculture. Incorporating soy protein in global shrimp and fish rations is one of the major growth markets for soybean meal.
Greg Anderson, NSB board member and soybean farmer from Newman Grove, gives an update on the National Biodiesel Board's Annual Conference in San Diego. Anderson talks about why biodiesel continues to be a sound investment for soybean farmers and the market potential on the East and West Coasts.
Tony Johanson, NSB chairman, talks about the newly developed soybean and corn pocket field guide developed by the University of Nebraska through support from the Nebraska Soybean Board and Nebraska Corn Board. Look for your copy packaged with your next SoybeaNebraska magazine.
The Nebraska Soybean board teamed up with the United Soybean Board (USB) and AGP to host an event at Billy's Restaurant in Lincoln showcasing high oleic soybean oil. Gregg Fujan, a soybean farmer and director on USB, talks about the many benefits of cooking with this new high oleic oil.
Ron Pavelka, NSB board member and farmer from Glenvil, gives an update on a recent tour hosted by the National Biodiesel Board in New York City where participants learned about the growing market for BioHeat, a blend of soy biodiesel and home heating oil, and soy-based products.
Larry Tonniges, a soybean farmer and NSB board member from Utica, gives an update on the importance of soil sampling for SCN and research being done to combat this yield-robbing pest.
Mike Korth, of Randolph, a Nebraska soybean farmer and director on the United Soybean Board (USB), gives an update on USB's recent 25-year anniversary. Korth describes how USB is focusing and setting itself up for success in the years to come.
United Soybean Board Director, Gregg Fujan of Weston, gives an update on the information that will be presented to help farmers plan for the 2017 crop season at the upcoming Soybean Day and Machinery Expo on December 15 in Wahoo.
Tony Johanson, the newly elected chairman of the Nebraska Soybean Board, gives an update on activities in their recent board meeting, including budgeting and remaining focused on farmer profitability .
Daryl Obermeyer, NSB Treasurer and soybean farmer from Brownville, gives an update on the connections he made with buyers in China while on the trade mission to China with Governor Pete Ricketts.
NSB Board Member Greg Anderson gives an update on the upcoming November NSB meeting in Lincoln and talks about some of the successful programs the Nebraska soybean checkoff has invested in over the years.
NSB Board Member Terry Horky, of Sargent, talks about how checkoff dollars are being leveraged with other organizations to support meat exports through the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
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Tony Johanson, NSB board member from Oakland, talks about a recent aquaculture trade mission to Ecuador with the U.S. Soybean Export Council.
NSB board member Larry Tonnigies, of Utica, and Dr. George Graef, from the University of Nebraska, talk about soybean checkoff-funded research that helps identify new high-yielding varieties for Nebraska soybean farmers.
Learn more about how you can use a new harvest calculator, developed by the Soybean Transportation Coalition, to maximize profitability this fall by selecting the delivery option that gives you the most bang for your buck. Learn more here: http://www.soytransportation.org/calculator.
Richard Bartek, NSB board member from Ithaca, gives an update on a trade team from Southeast Asia that recently toured his farm.
NSB Board Member Eugene Goering, of Columbus, talks about his experience growing high oleic soybeans this year on his farm near Platte Center.
Greg Anderson, NSB board member from Newman Grove, gives an update on soybean harvest.
Tony Johanson, a soybean farmer and NSB Treasurer from Oakland, talks about his hosting a trade team from the Philippines and the value of building relationships.
Daryl Obermeyer, a farmer from Brownville and vice chairman of the Nebraska Soybean Board, talks about adding value to Nebraska soybeans and encourages you to stop by the NSB booth at Husker Harvest Days this week in Grand Island.
Greg Greving, a farmer from Chapman and director on the United Soybean Board, gives an update on international trade and trade teams visiting Nebraska.
NSB Director Larry Tonniges talks about the Latin American trade team that he recently hosted on his farm near Utica.
Richard Bartek, NSB board member from Ithaca, gives an update on the Soy Transportation Coalition.
Nebraska Soybean Board Chairman and farmer from Glenvil, Ron Pavelka encourages soybean producers to come to this week's Soybean Management Field Days. For more information regarding SMFDs, visit: http://ardc.unl.edu/soydays.
Norm Husa, a farmer and Ex-Officio Nebraska Soybean Board Member from Barneston, talks about this year's Soybean Management Field Days. For more information about Soybean Management Field Days, visit: http://ardc.unl.edu/soydays.
Richard Bartek, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Ithaca, talks about the benefits of using the SoyWater program developed by UNL with funding from the soybean checkoff.
NSB District 8 Director Terry Horky, from Sargent, gives an update on the July NSB board meeting in Broken Bow.
Nebraska Soybean Board member and farmer Greg Anderson from Newman Grove discusses the economic impact of soy-based biodiesel for Nebraska soybean farmers.
Anne Meis, NSB Board Member from Elgin, discusses the importance of animal agriculture to Nebraska soybean farmers’ bottom lines.
Larry Tonniges, NSB Board Member from Utica, gives an update on the North Central Soybean Research Program.
Daryl Obermeyer, NSB Board Member from Brownville, gives an update on the United States Poultry and Egg Export Council and what it means for Nebraska soybean farmers.
Tony Johanson, NSB Board Member from Oakland, gives an update on a recent trade mission to Latin America.
Mark Caspers, USB Board Member from Auburn, gives an update on the Biodiesel Foundation.
Terry Horky, NSB Board Member from Sargent, gives an update on the irrigation management tool SoyWater.
United Soybean Board Director Greg Greving, of Chapman, talks about new blends of biodiesel available in Nebraska.
Eugene Goering, NSB Board Member from Columbus, gives an update on activities from the Soy Transportation Coalition.
NSB Chairman Ron Pavelka, from Glenvil, talks about NSB’s investments in efficient water use.
United Soybean Board Director, Gregg Fujan of Weston, discusses his participation on the USB Vale Added Task Force.
Tony Johanson, NSB Board Member from Oakland, discusses United States Soybean Export Council activities.
Greg Anderson, NSB Board Member from Newman Grove, talks about the uses and sustainability of soy biodiesel.
United Soybean Board Director Mark Caspers, of Auburn, talks about why he uses biodiesel.
United Soybean Board Director Mike Korth, of Randolph, talks about NSB’s annual See for Yourself tour.
United Soybean Board Director Greg Greving, of Chapman, talks about a recent trade mission to Thailand with AGP.
Greg Anderson, NSB Director from Newman Grove, discusses the many uses of biodiesel and why it’s celebrated in March.
Daryl Obermeyer, NSB Director from Brownville, talks about Commodity Classic and a recent meeting in Mexico to advance the aquaculture industry.
Richard Bartek, NSB Board Member from Ithaca, talks about the benefits of SoyWater.
Norm Husa, a farmer from Barneston, talks about variety selection, nitrogen usage and water use.
Nom Husa, a farmer from Barneston, gives an update on soybean planting, soil testing
Anne Meis, NSB Director from Elgin, reviews the recent “See for Yourself” tour in Mexico.
United Soybean Board Director Gregg Fujan, of Weston, talks about the upcoming USB meeting.
Lisa Lunz, a farmer from Wakefield and officer on the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, has an update on FARMLAND – the movie.
Terry Horky, NSB Director for Sargent, talks about the strong relationship animal agriculture has with Nebraska soybean farmers.
NSB Director Tony Johanson from Oakland gives an update on soybeans in aquaculture.
NSB Chairman Ron Pavelka gives an update on soybean checkoff-funded research.
Anne Meis, NSB Director from Elgin, discusses the importance of animal agriculture to Nebraska soybean farmers.