Market Journal Looks at Farm Bill Discussions

Market Journal Looks at Farm Bill Discussions March 2, 2018

This week on Market Journal Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension policy specialist, talks with MJ host Bridget Nelson about Farm Bill discussions, including changes for cotton and dairy producers. Lubben also discusses trade and energy issues.

Other topics featured on this week's program:

March Crop Insurance Deadlines

Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farm and ag business management specialist, addresses the March 15th, 2018 Crop Insurance deadline. Ryne Norton, Fillmore County Farm Service Agency director, also addresses the March 15th, 2018 deadline for the Non-Insured Disaster Assistance program.

Market Analysis

Frayne Olson, North Dakota Extension economist, discusses how Argentine weather conditions continue to fuel the soybean market rally. Olson also talks about how the U.S. drought and colder temperatures in Russia and Europe are affecting the wheat market.

UNL Cover Crop Research

Katja Koehler-Cole, postdoctoral research associate in agronomy and horticulture, discusses the results of UNL cover crop research.

Weather Outlook

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