Market Journal - August 18, 2017

Individual Segments

Cattle Market Analysis

Mike Briggs, feedlot manager from Seward, Nebraska, looks at the slide in cattle market prices, feedlot placements and export demand for U.S. beef.

Soybean Disease

Loren Giesler, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, describes how soybean growers can scout for sudden death syndrome, white mold and phytophthora.

Western Bean Cutworm

Julie Peterson, Nebraska Extension entomologist, talks about western bean cutworm moth numbers this season and discusses control options for corn growers. The Handy Bt Trait Table offers farmers more information about variety selection.

Cover Crop & No-till

Aaron Hird, Nebraska Natural Resources Conservation Service soil health specialist, explains how cover crops used with no-till could benefit soils.

Weather Outlook

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