Market Analysis – Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Nebraska, gives an update on the dead cat bounce in soybeans. Roy also talks about harvest progress and basis movement in his area of southeast Nebraska.
Cattle Market Analysis – Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State Extension livestock marketing specialist, analyzes recent price movements in live and feeder cattle markets. Derrell also provides an overview of the export market for U.S. beef.
Hog Facility Biosecurity – Benny Mote, Nebraska Extension swine specialist, describes how the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus emphasized the need for strict biosecurity measures on hog operations. More information about the Veterinary Feed Directive can be found in interviews with Mike Apley and Ron Brodersen.
Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.