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This week on Market Journal–¦

     Grain Markets –“ The USDA has declared a total of 1,584 counties in the U.S. as natural disaster areas. Darin Newsom, Televent DTN Sensor Analyst, talks about decreasing yields, ethanol production and July–™s market volatility.
     Global Agriculture –“ Vincent Amanor-Boadu, Kansas State, discusses how China–™s increasing population is affecting farmers in Nebraska.
     Soybean Management Field Days –“ The theme for this year–™s Soybean Management Field Days is –œGrowing Nebraska–™s Future.– UNL Extension educator Keith Glewen explains how growers will gain useful information from the field days held in four locations across Nebraska.
     Drought Impacts –“ The drought has impacted farmers and ranchers in Nebraska and is also affecting coops across the state. Kurtis Harms reports.
     Poor Pasture Conditions –“ Little rainfall has affected pasture conditions in Nebraska. Pastures in the eastern half of the state are suffering from the lack of moisture. Rick Rasby, UNL Extension beef specialist, says there are options for cattle producers including early weaning of calves.
     Weather Outlook –“ Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, forecasts the coming week.