Market Journal: Corn and Soybean Markets, Ag Policy, Weed Management

Market Journal: Corn and Soybean Markets, Ag Policy, Weed Management

View the full Oct. 24 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.

Oct. 24, 2014

On this week's Market Journal Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, gives an update on harvest progress and recent market movement in corn and soybeans. Hw also analyzes ending stocks, soybean production in Brazil, and potential selling targets.

Also on the Oct. 24 Market Journal:

Ag Policy Update — Brad Lubben, UNL Extension public policy specialist, discusses the Renewable Fuels Standard, Waters of the United States, a World Trade Organization decision on meat labeling, and decisions farmers will need to make under the new Farm Bill.

Post-Harvest Weed Control — Amit Jhala, UNL Extension weed management specialist, explains why controlling winter annual weeds after harvest is important. More information on control can be found in UNL Extension's Identification of Winter Annual Weeds circular.

Winter Cattle Prep — Richard Randle, UNL Extension beef veterinarian, says cattle producers can be conducting  pregancy checks and preparing animals for winter months.

Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, provides his forecast for the coming week.

Next Week

Mike Briggs will be on the show to analyze cattle markets and the latest USDA Cattle on Feed Report. Viewers will also hear how Brazil's farmers are progressing in their soybean-planting season by talking with Alastair Stewart, DTN's South America correspondent.

Broadcast Times

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

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