Market Journal Looks at Measures to Support Reliable Soybean Transportation - UNL CropWatch, 2012
September 7, 2012
On this week’s Market Journal Richard Bartek, Nebraska Soybean Board District Three director, discusses how the Soy Transportation Coalition is working to ensure that U.S. and Nebraska soybeans can easily reach intended destinations.
Also on this week’s program with host Jeff Wilkerson:
Yield Boost after Grazing Stalks – Terry Klopfenstein, UNL professor of animal science, discusses research findings of a yield boost to following crops from grazing corn stalks.
Hog Markets – Grain production is expected to be low this harvest, resulting in higher costs for pork producers for the rest of 2012. Ron Plain, University of Missouri Extension ag economist,discusses drops in hog prices, the decreasing size of breeding herds, and the outlook for 2013.
Grasshoppers in Winter Wheat – Even though grasshopper populations have been lower due to the drought this year, they can still cause substantial injury to winter wheat fields. UNL Extension entomologist Bob Wright outlines a few tips for minimizing damage.
Silage Guidelines – Galen Erickson, UNL Extension beef feedlot specialist, talks about using silage after drought.
Weather Update – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, forecasts the coming week.
The Market Journal team will be reporting from Husker Harvest Days near Grand Island. Arlan Suderman and John Otte from Farm Progress will be our grain and livestock marketing analysts. UNL Extension beef specialist Rick Rasby will discuss grazing corn stalks.
View this week's program, as well as previous programs, online at marketjournal.unl.edu and watch for future broadcasts on these networks.
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- NET2 – Sunday, 9 a.m. CT
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