June 27, 2014

 

Grain Market Analysis – Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag commodity risk manager, analyzes U.S. and Nebraska crops conditions leading up to Monday's USDA reports. Luke also discusses selling options for 2015 corn and soybeans.

Cattle Market Analysis – Shane Ellis, Iowa State University Extension livestock economist, talks about the week's big gains in cattle futures markets, increasing the cattle herd and feeding margins.

June, July and August Weather – Bryce Anderson, DTN senior ag meteorologist, explains possible reasons behind Nebraska's extreme weather events in June. Bryce also looks ahead at the temperature and precipitation outlook for July and August.

Nitrogen Loss and Iron Chlorosis – After heavy rains and repeated moisture events, some farmers may be experiencing soil issues in their fields. Charles Wortmann, UNL Extension nutrient management specialist, talks about leaching nitrates and denitrification in corn, as well as iron deficiency chlorosis in soybeans.

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