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Market Journal – February 24, 2017

This week on Market Journal…

Market Analysis Doug Simon, Tredas, describes the importance of Mexico’s corn import market. Doug also talks about U.S. planting acres, fund positions and recent price movements.

USDA Surveys Dean Groskurth, USDA NASS Northern Plains Regional Field Office director, explains why data from the USDA’s reports in March is critical to agriculture.

Spring Weather Bryce Anderson, DTN senior ag meteorologist, gives an outlook for possible weather conditions during spring planting. Bryce also talks about the current moisture situation across the Corn Belt.

Alfalfa Survival Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension forage specialist, talks about alfalfa survival after warm temperatures and snowfall, followed by repeated melting and freezing.

Weed Resistance Andrew Kniss, University of Wyoming associate professor, discusses the challenges controlling weeds with herbicide resistance.

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. Eric Thompson, UNL Bureau of Business Research director, will talk about the economic outlook for Nebraska in 2017.



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