Market Journal Examines National Wheat Outlook, Markets

Market Journal Examines National Wheat Outlook, Markets


On this week's Market Journal Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, discusses the condition of the US winter wheat crop, uncertainty in the Ukraine, and the May crop report.

Also on this week's show:

  • Palmer Amaranth —
    Greg Kruger, UNL Extension cropping systems specialist, says palmer amaranth has been one of the most challenging glyphosate-resistant weeds in the US. Kruger talks about controlling palmer amaranth throughout the growing season.
  • Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

Next Week

  • Ron Plain, University of Missouri Extension economist, will be our hog market analyst.
  • Stephen Wegulo, UNL Extension plant pathologist, will look at potential problems in Nebraska's winter wheat.
  • Greg Ibach, Nebraska Department of Ag director, will discuss numbers from the 2012 Census of Agriculture.

Broadcast Times

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