Hog Market Analysis – Ron Plain, University of Missouri Extension economist, analyzes the recent slide in hog market prices. Ron also explains how weaker exports have helped lead to larger supplies of pork in cold storage.
Farm Program Payments – Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension public policy specialist, talks about farm program payments and how they could differ between counties. More information on the Cornhusker Economics Outlook meetings can be found here.
Marestail Control – Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, explains why growers may need a fall herbicide application to effectively control marestail.
2015 Disease Recap – Kevin Korus, Nebraska Extension educator, recaps disease issues in Nebraska’s 2015 corn and soybean crops.
Forage Insurance – Jay Parsons, Nebraska Extension farm and ranch management specialist, outlines the Rainfall Index – Annual Forage Insurance Plan and explains how it might be useful in certain situations.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.