Market Journal Looks at Nitrogen Loss Assessment & Markets

Market Journal Looks at Nitrogen Loss Assessment & Markets

View the full Jan. 29 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.

Jan. 22, 2016

On this week's Market Journal Charles Wortmann, Nebraska Extension nutrient management specialist, explains how the Nitrogen Loss Assessment Tool, or N-LAT, can help corn and soybean producers estimate nitrogen losses.

Also on the Jan. 29 Market Journal:

  • Ag and the Election — Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension public policy specialist, talks about the importance of agriculture, including ethanol and crop insurance, in the presidential election.
  • Market Analysis — Mike Briggs, feedlot manager from Seward, analyzes volatile movements in cattle markets and discusses beef demand and the larger size of animals entering the feedlot.
  • Veterinary Feed Directive — Dr. Mike Apley, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, explains how the Veterinary Feed Directive impacts livestock producers.
  • Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, Nebraska associate state climatologist, gives the weather outlook for the coming week.

Next Week

Market Journal will look at how corn and soybean markets are reacting to early yield reports from the South American harvest now in progress. 

Broadcast Times

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