Market Analysis – Elaine Kub, author of “Mastering the Grain Markets,” gives an update on harvest progress and yield results. Elaine also discusses storage concerns, basis movement and wheat acres.
Cry1F Efficacy – Julie Peterson, Nebraska Extension entomologist, talks about the efficacy of the Cry1F protein on western bean cutworm. Growers can find more information for seed selection through Michigan State University’s Handy Bt Trait Table.
Ear Rots in Corn – Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, describes how corn growers can scout fields for ear rot diseases.
Food Safety – Stephen Ostroff, Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, outlines finalized rules for the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.