Market Journal on Regional and Global Trade Issues

Market Journal on Regional and Global Trade Issues March 16, 2018

This week on Market Journal Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets,” talks about the market reaction to last week’s WASDE report and describes how political pressure in the U.S. is driving volatility in the soybean markets.

Other topics featured on this week's program:

TradeVistas

Andrea Durkin, TradeVistas Editor-in-Chief, gives an overview of trade challenges in the U.S. including new steel and aluminum tariffs, and warns how other countries could retaliate.

Farmers for Free Trade

Brian Kuehl, Farmers for Free Trade executive director, describes how the organization gives farmers a voice to support free trade.

Bacterial Leaf Streak

Terra Hartman, a UNL graduate assistant, discusses bacterial leaf streak, its impact on corn and the potential for its spread to other crops, weeds, or native grasses.

Weather Outlook

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