Market Journal - May 23, 2014

Market Analysis –“ John Meuret, J.E. Meuret Grain Company, analyzes this week's soybean market surge, new crop soybean selling strategies and basis numbers in his area of northeast Nebraska.

Frost Damage –“ Jenny Rees, UNL Extension educator, explains how freezing temperatures affected corn, soybeans and wheat in areas of Nebraska. Jenny shows what farmers can look for in their fields before making management decisions. More resources on frost damage can be found here. Information on crop insurance and replant decisions can be found here.

Forage Update –“ Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension forage specialist, talks about cutting alfalfa for high-quality hay, planting grasses for summer use and storing hay.

Feedlot Cattle Temperament –“ Ty Schmidt, UNL assistant professor of animal science, discusses research showing the temperament of cattle may affect feedlot performance.

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