Market Journal –“ September 13, 2013

This week on Market Journal–¦

USDA Report Analysis –“ The USDA–™s September crop report is estimating corn production at 13.8 billion bushels and soybean production at 3.15 billion bushels. John Meuret, J.E. Meuret Grain Company, analyzes the latest numbers.

Ear Rot –“ Corn damaged from hail can not only be at risk of stalk rot, but ear rot can also be a concern. Tamra Jackson-Ziems, UNL Extension plant pathologist, describes what you can look for and storage options after harvest.

Soybean Nitrogen Use –“ From the 2013 Soybean Management Field Day in Waterloo, Charles Shapiro, UNL Extension soil scientist, discusses if nitrogen applications in soybeans are critical for high yields.

Harvest Prep –“ Joe Luck, UNL Extension precision agriculture engineer, explains why yield monitor calibrations are critical for ensuring accurate harvest data.

Weather Forecast –“ Al Dutcher, UNL Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.