Market Journal: Corn-Soybean Market Demands & Corn Seeding Rates

Market Journal: Corn-Soybean Market Demands & Corn Seeding Rates February 9, 2018

This week on Market Journal host Jeff Wilkerson talks with Arlan Suderman, chief commodities economist with INTL FCStone, about demand prospects for U.S. corn and soybeans. They also discuss fuel prices and Brazil’s soybean production potential.

Other topics featured on this week's program:

Corn Seeding Rates

Ignacio Ciampitti, Kansas State University associate professor of crop production and cropping systems, explains why growers might want to think about altering seeding rates within a field.

Farm Bill Update

Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension policy specialist, gives an update on discussions regarding Farm Bill details, including crop insurance and farm programs. (Note: This interview was taped before Congress voted to avoid a government shutdown.)

Hog Market Analysis

Scott Brown, a University of Missouri Extension ag economist, describes the profit outlook for pig producers in 2018.

Weather Outlook

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