Market Journal on Soybean Market and Section 199(a) Deduction

Market Journal on Soybean Market and Section 199(a) Deduction February 16, 2018

This week on Market Journal host Jeff Wilkerson talks with Jeff Peterson, president of Heartland Farm Partners, about how drought concerns in Argentina have influenced soybean prices and the market for soybean meal.

Other topics featured on this week's program:

Section 199(a)

Greg McKee, Nebraska Extension agricultural and rural cooperatives specialist, discusses the Section 199(a) deduction, as well as its impact on cooperatives and farmers.

Meat Consumption

David Widmar, a Purdue University agricultural economist, describes the outlook for U.S. consumption of beef, pork and poultry in 2018.

Corn Development

Roger Elmore, Nebraska Extension agronomist, explains why corn growers should think about plant growth and plant development as separate ideas.

Weather Outlook

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

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