Market Journal June 19, 2015

Market Journal June 19, 2015

Market Journal Looks at Market Adjustments

View the full June 19 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.

June 19, 2015

On this week's Market Journal Ed Usset, University of Minnesota grain marketing specialist, describes growing conditions in Minnesota. Ed also discusses his plan for sales since corn and soybean prices never hit his original selling targets.

Also on the June 19 Market Journal:

  • TPP & TPA — Eric Thor, Arizona State University professor of agribusiness, explains why the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trade Promotion Authority are important for farmers in Nebraska.
  • Avian Influenza in Minnesota — Minnesota has more confirmed detections of avian influenza than any other state in the country. Bethany Hahn, Minnesota Board of Animal Health communications director, talks about the impact of the virus in the state.
  • Big Data — Kenneth Zuckerberg, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory executive director, talks about the role of big data in agriculture.
  • Weather Forecast State Climatologist Al Dutcher of the High Plains Regional Climate Center gives the outlook for the coming week.

Next Week

The price of all fresh retail beef during May nearly matched a record. Mike Briggs will join us to analyze how beef prices are affecting demand. And, after sustained rainfall, we will get an update on current diseases emerging in the state's crops

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