February 8, 2012
Market Journal Looks at Wheat Condition and Exports and Farm Program Changes
On this week's Market Journal Frayne Olson, a North Dakota State University economist, analyzes the current grain export market, international production, and how drought conditions are affecting wheat prices.
Also on this week's show:
- Dan Steinkruger, Nebraska State Farm Service Agency executive director, outlines farm program implementation under the Farm Bill extension and discusses the USDA micro loan program and CRP updates.
- Travel with a group of Nebraska soybean producers to the Port of New Orleans to learn why this port is essential to U.S. agriculture.
- Extension Educator Robert Tigner examines a change in the export market, continued feed costs, and why milk supply may be on the rise.
- Extension State Climatologist Al Dutcher forecasts weather for the coming week, predicting precipitation for this weekend.
On the Feb. 16 Market Journal UNL Extension Agricultural Economists Brad Lubben will discuss enrollment in the ACRE program and Dennis Conley will look at ethanol margins in Nebraska.
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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