Market Analysis – Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Nebraska, discusses the dead cat bounce in corn and soybean markets. Roy also talks about drop-dead dates for holding cash grain.
Crop Insurance Cuts – Art Barnaby, Kansas State University agricultural economics professor, outlines potential cuts to the crop insurance program, including eliminating the Harvest Price Option.
Ogallala Aquifer Initiative – Craig Derickson, Nebraska Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist, explains how the Ogallala Aquifer Initiative is helping to manage the state’s groundwater.
Ag Financial Update – Tina Barrett, Nebraska Farm Business Inc. executive director, talks about the current debt load on Nebraska farms and explains why farmers need to closely analyze input costs.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.