Market Journal Looks at Planting Delays, the Market Shift, and Weed Control - UNL CropWatch 2013

Market Journal Looks at Planting Delays, the Market Shift, and Weed Control - UNL CropWatch 2013

April 19, 2013

On this week's Market Journal Wade Johannes, a commodity risk manager with Central Valley Ag, discusses Monday’s market slide, delayed planting, and price range forecasts for corn and soybeans.

Also on this week's program:

Early Season Weed Control — Lowell Sandell, UNL Extension weed science educator, looks at the progression of winter and summer annual weeds despite the cooler temperatures, as well as treatment options for producers.

Udder and Teat Scoring — Rick Rasby, UNL Extension beef specialist, shows how farmers and ranchers can score udders and teats after cows calve.

Structures Impacted by Drought — Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State Extension engineer, explains how drought changes soil structure and can affect homes and agricultural structures.

Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

Next Week

University of Missouri Extension economist Ron Plain will discuss prices and profit margins in the hog industry. Another segment will examine how soybean oil is being used in lawns and sports fields to reduce water use and promote a domestic product.

Broadcast Times

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