Market Journal: Soybean Diseases, Farm Program and Raising Nebraska Exhibit

Market Journal: Soybean Diseases, Farm Program and Raising Nebraska Exhibit

View the full August 22 Market Journal episode or selected segments below.

On this week's Market Journal Loren Giesler, UNL Extension plant pathologist, discusses soybean diseases that are cropping up in some Nebraska fields, including how to scout for and manage Sudden Death Syndrome, brown stem rot, white mold, and phytophthora.

Also from the Aug. 22 Market Journal:

Raising Nebraska Exhibit — Chuck Hibberd, UNL Extension dean and director, describes the Raising Nebraska exhibit at the 2014 Nebraska State Fair.

Sandhills Pastures and Ranges — Jerry Volesky, UNL Extension range and forage specialist, talks about the current condition of grasses in the Sandhills.

Farm Program Decisions — Brad Lubben, UNL Extension public policy specialist, discusses three decisions producers will need to make in the near future: updating base acres and yield, deciding between Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, and looking at the Supplemental Coverage Option. Information and analysis of options within the 2014 Farm Bill can be found through UNL's Farm Bill website.

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

Next Week

The U.S. winter wheat harvest is wrapping up, while big crops of corn and soybeans remain in the field. Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, will join us to analyze wheat, corn and soybean markets. Aaron Berger, UNL Extension educator, will discuss marketing this year's calf crop.

Broadcast Times

Market Journal — television for agricultural business decisions — is funded by the Nebraska Soybean Board.

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