Grain Markets –“ Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, takes a look at quarterly grain stocks and planting intentions released by the USDA for corn, soybean and markets.
     Lean Finely Textured Beef –“ Lean finely textured beef, or –œpink slime,– has been in the spotlight recently after a former USDA scientist said the product shouldn–™t be used. Dennis Burson, a UNL Extension meat specialist, explains why consumers fear a product approved by the USDA.
     Controlling Weeds –“ Spring planting is right around the corner for most farmers in Nebraska. UNL Extension weed science educator Lowell Sandell talks about controlling weeds for the growing season.
     U.S. Meat Export Federation Tour –“ District seven director of the Nebraska Soybean Board Ron Pavelka, from Glenvil, recently traveled with the U.S. Meat Export Federation on a tour in South Korea and China.
     Wheat Conditions –“ The USDA rates 71 percent of wheat good to excellent –“ 31 percentage points above a year ago. Drew Lyon, UNL Extension dryland crops specialist, says warm temperatures could negatively affect wheat in Nebraska.
     Seven Day Forecast –“ Al Dutcher, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension statewide climatologist, gives the forecast for the next seven days here in Nebraska. 
     Market Journal mobile app –“ Market Journal is now available as a mobile app for iPads and smartphones. Kurtis Harms explains how to use this new tool from Market Journal.