Market Journal: What Insects to Watch For Now

Market Journal: What Insects to Watch For Now

View the full July 10 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.

On this week's Market Journal Bob Wright, Nebraska Extension entomologist, says farmers may be seeing green cloverworm and painted lady caterpillars in soybeans and describes other insects to be watching for, as well as treatment options for each.

Also on the July 10 Market Journal:

  • New Weed Management — Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, explains how Enlist corn and soybean traits might be able to help farmers in their weed management programs.
  • Market Analysis — Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, analyzes volatile price movements in corn and soybean markets. He discusses using basis in a marketing plan for new crop sales.
  • Forage Quality — Rick Rasby, Nebraska Extension beef specialist, says precipitation may have affected forage quality and encourages producers to sample for nutrient quality before feeding. He also discusses using wheat straw or distillers grains as feed sources.
  • Weather Forecast Stonie Cooper of the High Plains Regional Climate Center gives the weather outlook for the coming week.

Next Week

U.S. beef and veal exports in May were down more than 14% from May 2014. We will learn why international sales are lagging by talking with Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State Extension livestock marketing specialist.

Broadcast Times

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

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