Market Journal on Nitrate Leaching, Marestail Control and More

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Market Journal on Nitrate Leaching, Marestail Control and More June 9, 2017

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

Market Analysis

Mike Briggs, feedlot manager from Seward, Nebraska, analyzes recent price movements in live and feeder cattle markets. Mike also talks about U.S. beef exports, slaughter weights and domestic demand. View

Nitrate Leaching

Brian Krienke, Nebraska Extension educator, discusses the risk of nitrate leaching and talks about nitrogen applications during the growing season. View

GDD Tool to Aid Ag Decisions

Martha Shulski, Nebraska state climatologist and Nebraska State Climate Office director, explains how growers might benefit from using Useful to Usable’s& growing degree day tool. View

Marestail Control

Chris Proctor, Nebraska Extension weed management educator, outlines UNL research looking at fall and spring marestail control options. View

Heat Stress

Rob Eirich, Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance director and Nebraska Extension educator, outlines steps producers can take to help minimize heat stress in feedlot cattle. View

Weather Forecast

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

Next week on Market Journal

Todd Hultman, DTN market analyst, will join us to look at corn and soybean markets, as well as the current condition of crops across the country. We will also look at UNL’s new Veterinary Diagnostic Center, located on the university’s east campus.