Market Journal Spotlights Women in Agriculture, Risk Management

Market Journal Spotlights Women in Agriculture, Risk Management March 9, 2018

This week on Market Journal Jessica Groskopf, Nebraska Extension educator for agricultural economics, talks with Market Journal host Bridget Nelson about how the Women in Agriculture Conference benefits women producers.

Other topics featured on this week's program:

Market Analysis

Mike Briggs, Briggs Feedyard manager, describes live cattle futures markets and how an overabundance of market cattle is expected going into May and June. Mike also talks about beef exports, cattle feed prices and cash prices.

Market Strategies

Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farm and ag business management specialist, discusses how producers should have a written market plan for both new and old crop corn and soybeans. Steve also explains how a market plan should contain both time objective and price objective.

Argentina Weather

Bryce Anderson, DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist, gives us an update on the Argentine Drought, and explains La Nina and El Nino weather conditions.

Weather Outlook

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