Market Journal – October 26, 2012
Grain Markets – Roy Smith, farmer and grain marketing consultant from Plattsmouth, Neb., sees an inverse in the soybean market that could be a bullish indicator. Roy also talks about selling corn and soybeans based on supply.
Ethanol Industry Outlook – How will the demand for ethanol and dried distillers grains impact corn prices over the next five to ten years? Dennis Conley, UNL ag economics professor, gives scenarios for what could become the new normal.
Forage Update – With the first hard freeze of fall, UNL Extension forage specialist Bruce Anderson says producers should graze alfalfa with caution. If you haven–t sampled forages yet, Bruce also outlines what you should test for. For help understanding your feed analysis, click HERE.
Rainfall Index – The Pasture Rangeland Forage Insurance Program has changed for Nebraska. Aaron Berger, UNL Extension educator, explains coverage under the Rainfall Index. For a webinar with more information on this new tool, including historical scenarios, click HERE.
Aquaculture – Mark Caspers, Nebraska Soybean Board district five director, describes how important soybean meal has become to the aquaculture diet.
Weather Update – Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his weekly forecast.