Market Journal June 16: Grain Markets, Bacterial Leaf Streak, Forecast

Market Journal June 16: Grain Markets, Bacterial Leaf Streak, Forecast June 16, 2017

On this week's Market Journal with host Jeff Wilkerson view these segments:

Market Analysis

Todd Hultman, DTN market analyst, looks at current crop conditions, wheat’s market environment and June 30 reports on acres and stocks.

Bacterial Leaf Streak

Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says bacterial leaf streak has been confirmed in Nebraska corn. Tamra describes what growers should be looking for when scouting fields for the disease.

Weed Management Field Day

Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, outlines the 2017 Weed Management & Cover Crops Field Day on June 28 near Clay Center, Nebraska.

Nebraska Farm Economy

Eric Thompson, Nebraska Bureau of Business Research director, discusses the BBR’s forecast detailing how farm income will impact Nebraska’s economy.

UNL Vet Diagnostic Center

Alan Doster, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Veterinary Diagnostic Center director, describes UNL’s new Vet Diagnostic Center, which helps faculty teach students and diagnose potential diseases in livestock.

Weather Forecast

Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

Next week

John Meuret, J.E. Meuret Grain Company, will look at corn and soybean markets. Alan Corr, Agri-Spray Consulting, will explain how Operation S.A.F.E. works with aerial applicators to test spray patterns.