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Market Journal – February 12, 2016

This week on Market Journal…

Market Analysis – Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Nebraska, explains how the strength of the U.S. dollar and policies in Argentina are impacting corn and soybean prices.

Packer Feeding – Dave Aiken, Nebraska Extension ag and water law specialist, describes producer protections in LB 176, which allows for packer feeding in Nebraska’s pork industry.

Trade & Policy – Greg Ibach, Nebraska Department of Agriculture director, talks about U.S. beef trade to China, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and GMO labeling.

Feedlot Water Demands – Matt Luebbe, Nebraska Extension feedlot nutrition and management specialist, examines water restrictions and quantity demands in the feedlot.

Rootworm Control – Tom Hunt, Nebraska Extension entomologist, discusses rootworm control in corn production.

Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension associate state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.
Next week on Market Journal…We will look at how the U.S. economy and the strength of the dollar are impacting corn and soybean markets with Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets.”



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