Market Journal: Insect Scouting, Corn Grower's Lawsuit and Forecast

Market Journal: Insect Scouting, Corn Grower's Lawsuit and Forecast


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

Syngenta Lawsuit

Dave Aiken, Nebraska Extension ag and water law specialist, recaps a federal court case in Kansas, in which a jury awarded farmers nearly $218 million.

Insect Scouting

Bob Wright, Nebraska Extension entomologist, describes how farmers can scout fields for grasshoppers and Japanese beetles.

Beef Exports to China

Greg Ibach, Nebraska Department of Agriculture director, talks about the potential for Nebraska beef exports to China, as well as other ag trade prospects in Canada, Mexico and Japan.

Cattle Market Analysis

Scott Brown, University of Missouri Extension ag economist, gives an overview of supply issues in the world’s top beef-exporting countries.

Weather Forecast

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

Next Week

On next week's Market Journal: Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets,” will look at corn and soybean prices. She will also analyze how both markets reacted to the USDA’s recent reports on quarterly grain stocks and planted acreage in 2017.

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