Market Journal -- UNL CropWatch, Jan. 20, 2012

Market Journal -- UNL CropWatch, Jan. 20, 2012

January 20, 2011

Roger Wilson, UNL extension farm budget analyst, discusses the 2012 crop budgets and what contributed to a 15% increase this year on this week's episode of Market Journal.

View a segment from this week's Market Journal where host Kurtis Harms interviews Roger Wilson, UNL extension farm budget analyst, on the 2012 crop budgets.

On this week's Market Journal UNL Extension state climatologist Al Dutcher discusses this week's wintry blast and what's coming in the next week for Nebraska.

To access the 51 budgets, prepared in both PDF and Excel spreadsheet formats, see the Jan. 13 CropWatch story.

View the following video segments from this week's show on YouTube or on the Market Journal  site.

Cattle Markets – Mike Briggs, Seward feedlot manager, says Nebraska livestock producers may see a change in cattle markets due to packer margins and grain prices.

Heuermann Lecture Series – Stewart Brand was the latest speaker in UNL’s IANR Heuermann Lecture Series. Brand is the founder of the Whole Earth Catalogue and now works with the Long Now foundation and the Global Business Network. Once an opponent of genetically modified crops, Brand now supports their use.

Winter Calving – Rick Rasby, UNL Extension beef specialist, suggests spending time in the field observing body conditions to monitor nutrition before calving.

Winter Weather Conditions – Winter weather has finally arrived in Nebraska. UNL Extension statewide climatologist Al Dutcher looks ahead to the last full week in January.  View on YouTube

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