Market Journal May 1, 2015
Market Journal: Grain Market Strategies, Stripe Rust, and More
View the full May 1 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.
May 1, 2015
On this week's Market Journal Elain Kub, author of "Mastering the Grain Markets," summarizes planting progress across the US, corn and soybean price movement, and explains why drought in South Dakota and Minnesota is important to overall production.
Also on the May 1 Market Journal:
Japan Preview — For Nebraska producers, agricultural exports to Japan are valued at hundreds of millions of dollars each year. On future episodes of Market Journal, we will show why Japan is critical to agriculture in the U.S. and Nebraska.
Stripe Rust Confirmed — Stephen Wegulo, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says stripe rust has been confirmed in wheat and discusses what farmers should be looking for when scouting fields. He also discusses management options. For more information and a table of fungicides, see the related CropWatch article.
Making Hay from Small Grains — Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension forage specialist, talks about making hay from small grains and explains why maturity is important to determining nutrition and tonnage.
Cattle Market Analysis — Mike Briggs, feedlot manager from Seward analyzes the bullish and bearish arguments regarding cattle markets and explains why he believes beef demand could soon increase.
- Weather Forecast — Stonie Cooper of the High Plains Regional Climate Center gives the outlook for the coming week.
Farmers across the country have made good progress planting this year's corn and soybean crops. Roy Smith will join us to analyze prices entering May. We will discuss why Japan, the world's largest buyer of red meats, is critical to U.S. agriculture.
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