Market Journal – February 22, 2013
Market Analysis – Elaine Kub speaks with Jeff Peterson, president of Heartland Farm Partners and lecturer in the Ag Economics department, about her analysis of the current markets.
Beef Checkoff Plan – Meetings about a proposed state checkoff program will be help across Nebraska for cattle producers. Ann Marie Bosshamer, Nebraska Beef Council Executive Director, explains what will be covered at the meetings.
On-Farm Research – The goal of the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network is to implement a statewide on-farm research program that addresses critical farmer production, profitability, and natural resources questions. Keith Glewen, UNL Extension educator talks about the network–s benefits, and about the recent Soybean Management Field Day Research Updates.
Deficit Irrigation – Derrel Martin, UNL Extension water and irrigation resources specialist, explains how farmers can manage crops with limited water. More information can be found HERE.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.