Market Journal Goes to the Field to Assess Crop Damage
On this week's Market Journal UNL Cropping Systems Agronomist Roger Elmore explains how to assess crop damage to corn, soybeans, and grain sorghum. (See related CW articles for more information.)
Also on this week's show:
Grain Market Analysis —
Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, discusses marketing strategies around potential storm-related damage and how the June Crop Report could influence corn and soybean markets.
- How to Evaluate Damaged Plants — Elmore shows what farmers should look for on corn and soybean plants when determining severity of injury.
Disease Issues after Hail — Tamra Jackson-Ziems, UNL Extension plant pathologist, says farmers should be patient before treating hail-damaged fields for potential diseases.
EPA Carbon Proposal — The Environmental Protection Agency Monday proposed cutting U.S. carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030. Dave Aiken, UNL Extension water and ag law specialist, discusses the EPA's plan and how states could lower their carbon emissions. Background information is in Aiken's April Cornhusker Economics article,
- Weather Forecast — State Climatologist Al Dutcher gives his forecast for the coming week.
View this week's program, as well as previous programs, online at marketjournal.unl.edu and watch for future broadcasts on these networks.
- NET1 – Saturday, 7 a.m. CT
- NET2 – Sunday, 9 a.m. CT
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