This week on Market Journal–¦
Wheat Markets – Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, discusses the wheat harvest outlook, global supply, and current market trends.
Net Farm Income – For the past two years, net farm income has reached record highs. Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. Executive Director Tina Barrett says this year shows yet another milestone.
Poisonous Plants – Range and pasture lands in Nebraska are often overrun with weeds in late spring and summer. University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension range and forage specialist Jerry Volesky says there are several poisonous weed species in Nebraska.
DNA Technology Conference – Producers can learn about advances in DNA technology at the 4th annual DNA Technology Conference on June 27th at the Meat Animal Research Center near Clay Center. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension beef genetics specialist Matt Spangler talked with us about how DNA technology has progressed and why it–s important to the beef industry.
Water Supply – The state of Nebraska must provide water to meet requirements regarding endangered species. University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension ag and water law specialist Dave Aiken says a Platte River water plan may change irrigation practices for farmers in two Nebraska natural resource districts.
Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension statewide climatologist, forecasts the coming week.