Market Journal – August 26, 2016
This week on Market Journal…Cattle Market Analysis – Jessica Sampson, Livestock Marketing Information Center agricultural economist, discusses cattle market movements in August. Jessica also talks about beef consumption and the USDA’s Cattle on Feed Report.
Bacterial Leaf Streak – Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, describes bacterial leaf streak, a corn disease that has been located in Nebraska and neighboring states.
Range and Pasture Research – Jerry Volesky, Nebraska Extension range and forage specialist, gives an update on range and pasture conditions in the Nebraska Sandhills. Jerry also talks about research comparing different lengths of grazing time.
Pressure Regulator Testing – Chuck Burr, Nebraska Extension educator, says farmers can bring pressure regulators from their irrigation systems to Husker Harvest Days for free testing.
Raising Nebraska – Chuck Hibberd, Nebraska Extension dean and director, describes how the Raising Nebraska exhibit at the Nebraska State Fair aims to connect producers and consumers.
Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.
Next week on Market Journal… Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, will analyze corn and soybean markets as more yield estimates roll in.
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