This week on Market Journal–¦
Grain Markets – John Meuret, J.E. Meuret Grain Company, shares his thoughts on the next USDA Crop Report, demand rationing, and basis numbers after harvest.
Secretaries of Agriculture Discussion – Four former U.S. secretaries of agriculture spoke on UNL–s campus as part of the Heuermann Lecture Series. We recap how John Block, Clayton Yeutter, Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns see the current opportunities and challenges in agriculture.
Soil Testing after Drought – As harvest in Nebraska nears the second half of completion, some farmers may be thinking about sampling soil to see which nutrients are still there after months of drought. Charles Wortmann, UNL Extension soil fertility specialist, gives options for sampling this fall or next spring.
Missouri River Flooding Update – John Wilson, UNL Extension educator, gives an update on how crops are faring in fields affected by last year–s flooding.
Weather Update – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, provides his weekly forecast.