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Market Journal – April 22, 2016

This week on Market Journal…

Market Analysis – Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Nebraska, analyzes the significant rally in corn and soybean markets. Roy also explains why he always sells grain around May 1.

Soybean Seedling Diseases – Loren Giesler, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, describes soybean seedling diseases farmers might notice after plants emerge.

Ag Appropriations – Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension public policy specialist, discusses ag appropriations for fiscal year 2017, including crop insurance.

Feeding Distillers Grains – Dan Loy, Iowa Beef Center director at Iowa State University, explains how the content of distillers grains has changed. Dan talks about how those transformations could impact feedlot diets.

Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension associate state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.

Next week on Market Journal…After volatile swings in corn and soybean markets during the last weeks of April, Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag ProEdge grain sales manager, will join us to discuss prices and planting progress ahead of the USDA’s May Crop Report.



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