Market Journal: Sept. 25, 2015

Market Journal: Sept. 25, 2015

Sept. 25, 2015

View the full Sept. 25 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.

On this week's Market Journal Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, analyzes corn, soybean and wheat markets. Olson also discusses what he will be looking for in the USDA’s Quarterly Grain Stocks Report.

Also on the Sept. 25 Market Journal:

  • Ag Trade with Japan — Japan is one of the most valuable markets to Nebraska agriculture. Greg Ibach, Nebraska Department of Agriculture director, recaps his recent trip to the country. Greg also talks about the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture annual meeting where state ag directors discussed policy issues and avian influenza, among other topics.
  • Oil Price Impact — Richard Perrin, UNL agricultural economics Jim Roberts Professor, analyzes how oil price movement has impacted gasoline and ethanol.
  • Body Condition Scoring — Jay Jenkins, Nebraska Extension educator, explains why fall is a great time for farmers and ranchers to evaluate body condition of cows.
  • White Mold — Loren Giesler, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says many soybean growers had problems with white mold in soybeans this year and explains steps to reduce problems for the 2016 crop.
  • Weather Forecast — Nebraska State Climatologist Al Dutcher gives the weather outlook for the coming week.

Next Week

Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag ProEdge grain sales manager, will analyze corn and soybean markets after the USDA Quarterly Grain Stocks Report. Lee Schulz, Iowa State Extension livestock economist, will discuss the hog markets.

Broadcast Times

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