Market Journal Looks at How Delays May Shift the Market - UNL CropWatch, June 3, 2013

Market Journal Looks at How Delays May Shift the Market - UNL CropWatch, June 3, 2013

June 3, 2013

Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets,” analyzes how planting delays may affect overall acres on the May 31 Market Journal. Kub also discusses speculators’ trading positions and the condition of the U.S. economy.

Also on this week's program:

  • Soil Sensors and ETgages — Farmers in the Nebraska Agricultural Management Network (NAWMN) report an average water savings of more than two inches per year. Aaron Nygren, UNL Extension educator, shows growers how they can use soil sensors and evapotranspiration gauges to monitor their crop water use. See related CropWatch stories on using ETgages and Watermark sensors in the May 24 issue.
  • Cover Crop Use in Rotation — Greg Kruger, UNL Extension cropping systems specialist, explains his crop rotation research with wheat, corn, soybeans and cover crops.
  • Crop Residue Workshop — A June 10 UNL Extension workshop will focus on the sustainable use of crop residues in cow-calf and yearling operations. Aaron Stalker, UNL Extension beef range systems specialist, outlines the presentations.
  • COOL Changes — A recent ruling from the World Trade Organization will force the U.S. to change its meat labeling rules. Brad Lubben, UNL Extension public policy specialist, describes new regulations to country of origin labeling and how packers and producers will have to comply.
  • Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, shows a change in the latest UNL Drought Monitor and gives his forecast for the coming week.

Next Week

This year’s winter wheat crop hasn’t been blessed with favorable growing conditions. As harvest approaches in the Midwest, we will talk with North Dakota State Extension economist Frayne Olson to analyze wheat markets. We will also look at soybean seedling diseases with UNL Extension plant pathologist Loren Giesler.

Broadcast Times

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

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