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Market Journal – June 24, 2016

This week on Market Journal…

Market Analysis - Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, gives an update on the U.S. winter wheat harvest. Frayne also previews the USDA’s June 30 estimates on quarterly grain stocks and planted acreage.

Nitrogen Rescue Treatments - Charles Shapiro, Nebraska Extension soil scientist, explains the effectiveness of nitrogen rescue treatments to corn.

Variable Frequency Drives - Bill Kranz, Nebraska Extension irrigation specialist, discusses the economics of variable frequency drives for irrigation pumps.

Farm Program Updates - Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension public policy specialist, gives an update on ARC and PLC farm program payment estimates. Brad also talks about the outlook for payments over the next few cropping years.

Weather Outlook - Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

Next week on Market Journal…The USDA is scheduled to issue two key reports to corn, soybeans and wheat on June 30. Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets,” will analyze how each market reacted to the agency’s estimates. Wayne Woldt, Nebraska Extension engineer, will explain the Federal Aviation Administration’s rules for operating small unmanned aircraft systems.



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