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
NSB Radio Reports
Tamra Jackson-Ziems, UNL Extension Plant Pathologist, gives an update on research and previews her presentation at next month's Soybean Management Field Days. The field days will run August 10th through the 13th. The locations are Wilcox, Elgin, Rising City and Arlington. More information can be found at enrec.unl.edu/soydays.
Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, gives an update on recent bridge inspections which took place in Nebraska. The purpose of the testing is to evaluate the load-carrying capacity and overall condition of rural bridges.
Shelby Watson with the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) gives an update on their recent annual meeting and emerging markets for U.S. poultry and eggs.
Kris Bousquet, Director of Livestock Development for the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN) talks about a recent lunch & learn on the impact of a recent Dairy Economic Impact Study and a county officials tour.
"The Port of Blencoe opening up provides an opportunity for others to follow along with making the #Missouri River, once again, a means of moving agricultural products..." - Scott Ritzman, NSB executive director, reports on the new, 38-acre port which is expected to annually accommodate 240,000 tons of soybeans, corn, dried distillers grains, dry fertilizers and ag lime.
The Nebraska Soybean Board is pleased to announce the hiring of Catherine Jones as market development coordinator! In her position, Jones will handle the development of domestic and international marketing programs that the Nebraska Soybean Board invests the checkoff into each year.
It's Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska! Greg Anderson, farmer and board member from Newman Grove, updates listeners on Nebraska biofuels and the huge array of benefits that they have for consumers. Since 2006, the acting Nebraska governor has dedicated one month out of each year to recognize the importance of renewable biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel.
Ed Lammers, farmer and United Soybean Board member from Hartington has an update on soybean oil usage. Soy checkoff research funding and partnership with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has led to a multi-decade commitment by the tire manufacturer to source sustainably produced U.S. soybean oil, phasing out petroleum-derived oils from its products by 2040.
Laura Thompson, Nebraska Extension Educator gives and update from the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network and benefits to soybean farmers in the state.
"It's also where we celebrate agriculture across our communities." Stacey Agnew, executive director of the Nebraska FFA Foundation, highlights National FFA Week and the legacy of FFA in the state of Nebraska.