UNL CropWatch July 16, 2010: Timing Looks Good for Selling Old Crop Corn, Soybeans
July 16, 2010
On this week's Market Journal Roy Smith, Plattsmouth, Neb., farmer and grain consultant, recommends corn and soybean producers sell some of their old crop if they haven't already done so. With market rallies, producers could gradually sell additional crop.
Also on this week's program:
Grasshopper Update — Bob Wright, extension entomologist, recommends scouting fields for grasshoppers and treating where necessary.
Selling our Story — Much of the general public doesn't understand current technology used in animal agriculture, says Charle Arnot, CEO of the Center for Food Integrity. He urges producers to convey that they care about the welfare of their animals above all else.
The First 100 Years — The Panhandle Research and Extension Center at Scottsbluff will be celebrating its centennial July 24.
Weather Outlook — Al Dutcher, UNL state climatologist, says that the higher temperatures moving into Nebraska could result in crop stress.
Next Week's Market Journal
Roric Paulman, a Nebraska farmer, will discuss how he establishes a team environment and incorporates technology into his operation. Paul Burgener, extension agricultural economics research analyst, will discuss the wheat markets.
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