Market Journal on WASDE, Soil Sensors, Genetic Improvements in Sorghum

Market Journal on WASDE, Soil Sensors, Genetic Improvements in Sorghum April 13, 2018

This week on Market Journal David Holding, associate professor of plant molecular genetics, provides an overview of new gene editing technology that is being used to enhance the nutritional value of sorghum and improve the digestibility of the proteins.

Also on this week's program:

Market Analysis

Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, discusses the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report released on April 10, 2018.

Soil Moisture Sensors

Jennifer Rees, Nebraska Extension educator, talks about the important role soil moisture sensors can play in crop fields, especially in non-irrigated, no-till fields.

Tile Lie Discharge Research

Tim Mundorf, National Sales and Training Agronomist for Midwest Laboratories Inc., explains his graduate research on nitrates and total phosphorus levels in water discharged from agricultural drainage tile lines.

Weather Forecast

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