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
Kenlon Johannes, Executive Director of the Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA) talks about the roll SAA has in the aquaculture world. Soy protein is an important protein source in the aquaculture diet due to its high protein content, balanced amino acid profile, and high level of digestibility for most cultured fish and shrimp species.
Anne Meis, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Elgin reviews last week's Honor the Harvest Forum sponsored by U.S Farmers and Ranchers in Action (USFRA).
Eugene Goering, farmer from Columbus reviews last week's Nebraska Soybean Board meeting, previews harvest and invites you to Husker Harvest Days.
Greg Greving, farmer and United Soybean Board member from Chapman invites you to stop by the Commodities Building when you are at Husker Harvest Days.
"We are partnering with Revolution Roof to provide a property owner with an application of Roof Maxx in the Soy to Shingle Giveaway. Listeners can apply at revolutionroof.com" - Catherine Jones talks about the soy product that is rejuvenating roofs across the country!
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.