This week on Market Journal.....
Cattle Markets – Mike Briggs joins us before the USDA releases its crop yield projections for corn and soybeans. Mike discusses corn prices, cattle supply issues, and whether the market has reached its low.
China–s Agricultural Demand – Eric Trachtenberg, Director, Food and Agriculture Sector, McLarty Associates, says China needs imports to meet its food demands. Eric talks about areas for growth in the Chinese market and relationships between the U.S. and China in certain commodities.
Public Policy Update – With the current Farm Bill expiring at the end of September, UNL Extension public policy specialist Brad Lubben explains a recent disaster assistance proposal from the House. Brad also talks about where the Farm Bill may go when lawmakers return to session.
Market Journal Photo Contest – Kurtis Harms shows viewers how they can enter for a chance to win an iPad through the new Market Journal mobile app.
Financial Impact from Drought – Mike Hechtner, Secretary/Treasurer, CoBank, talks about how lenders could be impacted by drought conditions.
Weather Outlook – UNL Extension state climatologist Al Dutcher forecasts the upcoming week.