July 11, 2014

Cattle Market Analysis – Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State Extension livestock marketing specialist, analyzes feedlot profit margins, drought effects in Oklahoma and Texas and options for producers selling this year's calf crop.

Volunteer Corn Impact – Lowell Sandell, UNL Extension weed science educator, discusses the yield impact of volunteer corn in soybeans. Lowell also explains treatment options and why controlling volunteer corn early in the season is important. More information on volunteer corn in soybeans can be found here.

Weed Management – Amit Jhala, UNL Extension weed specialist, says if your weed control program worked well this year, you should change it next year. Amit also talks about current resistance issues and the importance of pre-emergence control.

Ag Education Programs – While agricultural education programs are increasing in Nebraska high schools, there may not be enough teachers to fit the need. Market Journal's Kurtis Harms reports on the shortage of ag educators in the state.  More information on the assistance programs for ag educators can be found here

Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.