Market Journal: Taking the Proactive Route to Communicate with Consumers

Market Journal: Taking the Proactive Route to Communicate with Consumers

April 3, 2009

Plant soybeans and increase yields University of Nebraska research shows the optimum average planting date for soybeans is May 1. University of Nebraska-Lincoln soybean researcher, Jim Specht and Paul Jasa, UNL agricultural engineer, say that producers might consider having two planters going in the fields, one for corn and one for soybeans.

 

Other segments on this week's program include:

  • Comparing the profitability of different livestock production with Becky Small, agricultural economics graduate student;
  • Sweet sorghum, possibly the next crop of choice for ethanol with Ismail Dweikat, UNL agronomist
  • Raising goats for profit with Mel Uphoff, Elwood
  • Ag weather update, with Al Dutcher, Nebraska state climatologist.

On the next Market Journal on April 17, Paul Burgener, extension ag economics analyst, will review the turbulent wheat market. Al Dutcher and Brian Fuchs, UNL climatologist and hydrologist will review the recent weather patterns and the impacts on soil moisture and water reservoir levels.

Market Journal broadcast times:

NET1 - Saturday, 7 a.m. CT
NET2 - Sunday, 9 a.m. CT
Dish Network, Channel 9411
Friday, 12:30 p.m. CT
Sunday, 9:30 p.m. CT
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. CT