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The Hot Barn Report hosted by NAFB Award Winning Monte James brings the latest in cattle market news, interviews with industry leaders and price discovery from prolific sale barns across the USA!

Listen to the LATEST Hot Barn Report below

NOW AVALABLE ON: Rural Radio Sirius XM Channel 147
Monday-Friday 7:55AM & 4:55PM

Tell ya what we are plumb proud of our 9 reporting barns here at America’s Hot Barn Report. These family-owned livestock sale barns epitomize the very essence of true price discovery and good old American capitalism. Plus, they provide jobs for the community and bring money into the small towns they serve. Everybody benefits… lets run through our strategically located barns and tell you what makes them unique.

NEW to the HBR!
All classes of cattle are for sale every Friday. Yearling & Calf sales are held every Wednesday, August through March. Special Bred Cow, Pair & Calf sales are held on Mondays as advertised throughout the fall. Visit

Owners Joel Kumm and Ryan Siecke specialize in taking care of stock with clean pens and plenty of feed! Hot Barn Report welcomes this family owned business serving Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska! Visit

The historic river town of Yankton South Dakota is home to Stockmen’s Livestock. Owner Greg Ryken throws one of the Nation’s top fat cattle sales on Tuesdays… feeders on Wednesday. Calves shipped in from Montana to Missouri, fun town to visit too. Visit 

Drop south to the Sandhills of Nebraska and check out Bassett Livestock. Some of the world’s best genetics coming in from ranches as deep as 60 miles in the country. Shane and Jake have built one of the top cattle barns in the Nation in Cowtown. Watch their weekly massive sales at

If you are a sportsman, or woman… Travel North 2 hours to Platte South Dakota. Walleyes, roosters, hogs, sheep, goats, Holsteins plus East and West river calves up for grabs… Scott and Marshall have a seat fer ya at Platte Livestock Market.

Kyle Layman has taken North Platte Stockyards from emus and peacocks to one of the Nation’s fastest growing cattle auctions. Sandhills genetics for sale on the hoof at the NPS! That’s

Straight north 414 miles on the North Dakota border is Lemmon Livestock. Paul Huffman pulls cattle in from the plains of Montana and the Western Dakotas. Sales every Wednesday at Lemmon Livestock. Epic sale barn café here to foodies!

Travel East young man, through the Standing Rock Nation and you will bump into Mobridge Livestock situated 500 yards from one of the world’s greatest walleye fisheries… That being lake Oahe. Ty, Jason, and Casey have runs up to 13,000 head in the fall. See what’s cooking at

Former college baller Cody Volmer, his pappy Ron and family invite you to the Thursday sale at Presho Livestock. They have a big hay burner… uh, I mean “an equestrian sale” monthly that is growing weekly! Some of the world’s best pheasant hunting too in Lyman County…be there!!!

If it’s beautiful country and world class genetics you seek, head West to the Nebraska panhandle to Crawford Livestock Market. The Hunter and Robertson families have built a family-owned barn that is one of the best in the nation. Details at cool website too and a great Facebook presence.  We will see you in the seats at CLM!

Monte James for the HBR sayin…
Travel safe and folks…

Keep eating that great American beef!
Have some tonight why don’t ya!

Farm and Ranch Broadcast Monte James reports on the hottest cattle auctions at the Midwest’s largest sale barns.

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This is your chance to send your message to farmers, ranchers and cattlemen from Gordon, Nebraska to Carthage, Illinois and from Hettinger, North Dakota to Algona Iowa!

Be part of our daily message to ranchers looking to fill thier pastures and feedlots; trying to fill their pens and rich Iowa Farmers with bins and feilds of corn to feed!

As they say in Iowa, "Invite them and they will come"... or something like that!

Your Ag Network will pair non-competing barns in The Hot Barn Report with upcoming sale dates, featured sales and contract information. Limited space available so you will want to be part of this game changing marketing tool.