Market Journal – June 19, 2015

Reporting from the 2015 International Food and Agribusiness Management Association World Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Market Analysis – Ed Usset, University of Minnesota grain marketing specialist, describes growing conditions in Minnesota. Ed also discusses his plan for sales since corn and soybean prices never hit his original selling targets.

TPP & TPA – Eric Thor, Arizona State University professor of agribusiness, explains why the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trade Promotion Authority are important for farmers in Nebraska.

Avian Influenza in Minnesota – Minnesota has more confirmed detections of avian influenza than any other state in the country. Bethany Hahn, Minnesota Board of Animal Health communications director, talks about the impact of the virus in the state.

Big Data – Kenneth Zuckerberg, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory executive director, talks about the role of big data in agriculture.

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

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