Oct. 27, 2012
Market Journal: UNL Ag Economist Looks at Long-term Impacts on Corn Prices
View entire Oct. 26, 2012 program.
How will the demand for ethanol and dried distillers grains impact corn prices over the next five to ten years? Dennis Conley, UNL ag economics professor, gives scenarios for what could become the new normal in a segment on this week's Market Journal. (View segment at right.)
Also featured on this week's broadcast with host Jeff Wilkerson:
- Grain Markets — Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, sees an inverse in the soybean market that could be a bullish indicator. Roy also talks about selling corn andsoybeans based on supply.
- Forage Update — With the first hard freeze of fall, UNL Extension forage specialist Bruce Anderson says producers should graze alfalfa with caution. If you haven’t sampled forages yet, Bruce also outlines what you should test for.
- Rainfall Index — The Pasture Rangeland Forage Insurance Program has changed for Nebraska. Aaron Berger, UNL Extension educator, explains coverage under the Rainfall Index.
- Aquaculture — Mark Caspers, Nebraska Soybean Board district five director, describes how important soybean meal has become to the aquaculture diet.
- Weather Update — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his weekly forecast.
The Nov. 2 Market Journal will report from the 2012 Crop Insurance Workshop in Grand Island and cover the farm bill, grain market trends predicted for 2013, and the overall macro outlook for agriculture.
View this week's program, as well as previous programs, online at marketjournal.unl.edu and watch for future broadcasts on these networks.
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- NET2 – Sunday, 9 a.m. CT
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