Market Journal – October 2, 2015Grain Market Analysis – Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag ProEdge grain sales manager, analyzes the USDA’s Quarterly Grain Stocks Report estimates. Luke also talks about sales strategies for corn and soybeans after harvest.
Hog Market Analysis – Lee Schulz, Iowa State Extension livestock economist, looks at details from the USDA’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, including the highest inventory since data began in 1988. Lee also discusses how market prices could impact breakevens into 2016.
SCN Testing – John Wilson, Nebraska Extension educator, explains why after harvest is a good time to sample for soybean cyst nematode.
Ag Policy Update – Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension public policy specialist, discusses the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Country of Origin Labeling and ag appropriations.
Cutting October Alfalfa – Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension forage specialist, says producers may be able to cut or graze alfalfa in October, but they need to take special considerations.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.