Market Journal looks at Volatility in July Grain Markets - UNL CropWatch, August 3, 2012

Market Journal looks at Volatility in July Grain Markets - UNL CropWatch, August 3, 2012

August 3, 2012

View the entire Aug. 3 Market Journal on YouTube or see selected segments below.

Darin Newsom, Televent DTN Sensor Analyst, talks about decreasing yields, ethanol production and July’s market volatility.

 Market Journal looks at how the drought is impacting farmers and ranchers in Nebraska.

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On this week's Market Journal Darin Newsom, Televent DTN Sensor Analyst, talks about decreasing yields, ethanol production and July’s market volatility.

Other segments this week include:

  • Global Agriculture — Vincent Amanor-Boadu, Kansas State, discusses how China’s increasing population is affecting farmers in Nebraska.
  • Drought Impacts — The drought continues to affect farmers and ranchers across the state, and Market Journal producer Kurtis Harms reports on some of the impacts.
  • Poor Pasture Conditions — Little rainfall has affected pasture conditions across Nebraska. Rick Rasby, UNL Extension beef specialist, says there are options for cattle producers including early weaning of calves.
  • Soybean Management Field Days — The theme for this year’s Soybean Management Field Days is “Growing Nebraska’s Future.” UNL Extension educator Keith Glewen explains how growers will gain useful information from the field days held in four locations across Nebraska.
  • Weather Outlook — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, forecasts weather for the coming week.

Next Week

Mike Briggs will analyze the cattle markets, and we’ll look at where the farm bill stands as it approaches expiration.

Broadcast Times

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