Market Journal: A European Ag Perspective on GMOs

Market Journal: A European Ag Perspective on GMOs

May 23, 2008

On this week's Market Journal, the European Union (EU) Parliament Ag Committee chair talks with host Doug Jose about changing European views regarding genetically modified crops (GMOs). Neil Parrish says EU producers deal with many issues similar to those in the U.S. — high feed costs, more efficient farming practices and environmental debates. Parrish hopes that GMO products will be more widely accepted in Europe in the future.

Also on the program this week:

  • Wheat market update — Paul Burgener, UNL extension ag economic research analyst;;
  • Court rules legislation on taxing authority in the Republication River area (LB701) as unconstitutional — David Aiken, UNL extension ag and water law specialist ;
  • Does wheat have nine lives? — Bob Klein, extension cropping systems specialist; and
  • Weather — Al Dutcher, Nebraska state climatologist

Next week's Market Journal will include information from Extension Educator Steve Melvin on using UNL's Water Optimizer for more efficient irrigation.

Market Journal broadcast times:

NET1 - Saturday, 7 a.m. CT
NET2 - Sunday, 9 a.m. CT
Dish Network, Channel 9411
Friday, 12:30 p.m. CT
Sunday, 9:30 p.m. CT
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. CT