July 17, 2015 Market Journal

July 17, 2015 Market Journal

Market Journal: Ag Meteorologists Look at Weekly & Summer Forecasts

View the full July 17 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.

July 17, 2015

On this week's Market Journal Bryce Anderson, DTN senior ag meteorologist, gives an update on moisture conditions in Nebraska, as well as other states in the Corn Belt. Anderson also discusses the weather outlook for the rest of summer.

Also on the July 17 Market Journal:

  • Corn Diseases — Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, gives an update on corn diseases in Nebraska.
  • Cattle Market Analysis — Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University livestock marketing specialist, analyzes weak international demand for U.S. beef, profit margins for producers and market prices for feeder and live cattle markets.
  • Heat Stress — Richard Randle, Nebraska Extension beef veterinarian, explains how hot temperatures, high humidity and light winds can cause problems for cattle and what producers can do to lessen heat stress risks.
  • Vomitoxin in Wheat — Wet weather has helped Fusarium head blight develop in some Nebraska wheat fields. Terry Klopfenstein, UNL professor emeritus in ruminant nutrition, explains how wheat with vomitoxin can be safely fed to cattle.
  • Nebraska Rural Poll — While UNL is projecting Nebraska farm income to drop about 45 percent this year, the Nebraska Rural Poll shows rural Nebraskans are more optimistic about the future than in any previous study. Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension public policy specialist, discusses the reports.
  • Weather Forecast Stonie Cooper of the High Plains Regional Climate Center gives the weather outlook for the coming week.

Next Week

Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, will analyze corn and soybean markets. Mike Boehlje, Purdue University ag economist, will talk about tough times in the agricultural sector, and UNL researchers will discuss their work to study hail damage effects.

Broadcast Times

Market Journal — television for agricultural business decisions — is funded by the Nebraska Soybean Board.

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