Market Journal – May 3, 2013
Grain Markets – Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Neb., examines how planting delays might affect corn and soybean markets. Roy also discusses selling strategies for both old and new crop grain.
Winter Wheat Disease – Stephen Wegulo, UNL Extension plant pathologist, gives recommendations for scouting and treating diseases in winter wheat.
Soybean Genetics – Jim Orf, University of Minnesota Soybean Breeding and Genetics, measures the differences in soybean genetics between U.S. soybeans and South American soybeans.
Panhandle Pests – Poor growing conditions may lead to lower numbers of grasshoppers in the Panhandle. Jeff Bradshaw, UNL Extension entomologist, explains how grasshoppers and army cutworms may impact growers.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.