USDA Report Analysis – Frayne Olson, North Dakota State Extension economist, analyzes the USDA’s November Crop Report. Frayne also talks about corn usage and historically low wheat exports.
TPP Details – Dermot Hayes, Iowa State University Pioneer Chair in agribusiness, explains how the Trans-Pacific Partnership could impact U.S. ag exports, including pork and beef.
Cattle Market Analysis – Kate Brooks, Nebraska Extension livestock economist, looks at recent cattle market price movements. Kate also describes domestic and foreign beef demand.
Boom-Bust Cycles – Allen Featherstone, Kansas State University ag economics department head, describes past financial conditions that have led to a boom-bust cycle. Allen discusses whether current situations indicate another bust is ahead.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.