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This week on Market Journal...
Grain Markets – Wade Johannes, a commodity risk manager for Pro Edge Marketing at Central Valley Ag, analyzes corn and soybean markets.
Biodiesel Helping Nebraska – The EPA released the final 2011 Biodiesel production numbers this week, showing record production. Greg Anderson, an ex-officio member of the Nebraska Soybean Board says Biodiesel will continue to help soybean farmers in Nebraska.
Weather Affecting Stored Grain – Tom Dorn, UNL Extension educator, warns producers that stored grains may be affected by warm winter temperatures.
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture – Renovated buildings on the NCTA campus are bringing new opportunities to the students on campus.
Measuring Feed Intake in Cattle – UNL Extension beef specialist Rick Funston explains a new system for measuring feed intake in cattle electronically monitors individual consumption. Market Journal–s Kurtis Harms reports.
PQA and TQA – Pork Quality Assurance plus and Transport Quality Assurance play a vital role in keeping pigs healthy and safe. UNL Extension swine specialist Duane Reese explains how and why producers should become PQA and TQA certified.
The Home and Garden Show – As a sponsor of the 2012 Home and Garden Show, the Nebraska Soybean Board will have a display featuring bio-based products. Consumer relations coordinator Drew Guiney talks about what products you can expect to see at this year–s show.
Winter Has Arrived – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension statewide climatologist, says warm winter conditions will be replaced with cold and snow this weekend.
Innovation for the Future – "Innovation for the Future– is the theme for this year's Nebraska Women in Agriculture (WIA) conference. Nebraska WIA coordinator Cheryl Griffith says topics will range from crop insurance to ag technologies.