Market Journal: Market Responses to Planting Delays, Rangeland Outlook, and More - CropWatch 2013

Market Journal: Market Responses to Planting Delays, Rangeland Outlook, and More - CropWatch 2013

May 17, 2013

On this week's Market Journal Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners talks with host Jeff Wilkerson about continued planting delays, low corn exports, and possible selling strategies for soybeans and corn.

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Also on this week's program:

  • Rangeland Grazing Outlook — Jerry Volesky, UNL Extension range and forage specialist, discusses the current condition of grasses near North Platte
  • Pasture Management for Weeds — Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension forage specialist, says farmers and ranchers can use preventative measures to control weeds, including specific grazing techniques.
  • Fly Control — Dave Boxler, UNL Extension educator in entomology, talks about thresholds and treatments for horn, face, and stable flies.
  • Cattle Reproduction Issues — Drought has forced producers to cut herd numbers and, in some situations, dry-lot cattle for extended periods. Rick Funston, UNL Extension beef cattle reproductive physiologist, discusses breeding and synchronization in confinement. He also discusses why it's important to monitor body condition leading up to breeding.
  • Weather Forecast — Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

Next Week

Brad Lubben, UNL Extension policy analyst, will discuss how the Senate and House versions of the farm bill differ and UNL Extension Economist Kate Brooks will analyze the cattle and hog markets.

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