Market Journal – February 8, 2013
Wheat Markets – Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, analyzes the current export market, international production, and how drought conditions are affecting wheat prices.
See For Yourself Program – A group of Nebraska soybean producers recently traveled to the Port of New Orleans where they saw the importance of the port, and its location on the Mississippi River, to U.S. agriculture.
Farm Program Implementation – Dan Steinkruger, Nebraska State Farm Service Agency executive director, outlines farm program implementation under the Farm Bill extension. Dan also discusses the USDA–s microloan program and CRP updates.
Dairy Market Update – Robert Tigner, UNL Extension educator, examines a change in the export market, continuing feed costs, and why milk supply may be on the rise.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week, including high chances of precipitation over the weekend.