Market Journal - UNL CropWatch, June 10, 2011

Market Journal - UNL CropWatch, June 10, 2011

June 10, 2011

On this week's Market Journal, host Doug Jose discusses farm flood preparations with Tom Jensen, emergency coordinator with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture.

Also on this week's show:

  • Wheat Markets – Frayne Olson, North Dakota State University Extension Ag Economist, recommends watching fror opportunities to sell due to volatile, short-lived markets.
  • Countering Heat Stress in Livestock – Dee Griffin, UNL Extension feedlot veterinarian, reminds livestock producers to provide appropriate access to water and shade during upcoming high temperatures and discusses economical ways to construct shady spaces.
  • Farm Business Averages – Tina Barrett, executive director of Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. reports that net farm incomes of high efficiency farms is outstripping the average of all farms, even during this period of high grain prices.
  • Ag Weather – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension statewide climatologist, says we'll see intermittent chances of scattered thunderstorms over the next seven days.

Next week (June 17) Market Journal will investigate the use of field peas in a variety of cattle diets.

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