UNL CropWatch April 23, 2010: Market Journal: Soybean Qualities Sought by Chinese Buyers

UNL CropWatch April 23, 2010: Market Journal: Soybean Qualities Sought by Chinese Buyers

April 23, 2010

On this week's Market Journal Lisa Lunz, chair of the Nebraska Soybean Board, discusses what characteristics Chinese buyers are looking for in U.S. soybeans. Topping the list are soybeans with a higher oil and protein content than those traditionally grown here.

Other guests talking with host Doug Jose on this weekend's Market Journal are:

  • Bill Kranz, extension irrigation specialist at the Northeast REC, discusses updated irrigation pumping plant standards
  • James Milliken, University of Nebraska President, discusses the upcoming Water for Food Conference (News Release
  • Al Dutcher, Nebraska state climatologist, with the latest ag weather forecast

On next week's show Dave Aiken, UNL extension ag and water law specialist, will discuss the wind energy legislation recently passed by the Nebraska legislature.

Broadcast Times

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NET2 – Sunday, 9 a.m. CT
Dish Network, Channel 9411

Friday, 12:30 p.m. CT
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Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. CT