Market Analysis – John Meuret, J.E. Meuret Grain Company, analyzes estimates from the USDA's September Crop Report. John also talks about potential price movements in corn and soybeans.
ARC & PLC Enrollment – Growers face a Sept. 30 deadline to sign contracts for Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) farm programs in order to be eligible for potential payments. Cathy Anderson, Nebraska State Farm Service Agency production and compliance programs chief, explains this final step.
Farm Succession – Dave Goeller, Nebraska Extension farm business succession planning specialist, discusses when a farmer or rancher should start to plan for farm succession. More information on farm transition can be found here.
Harvest Weather Outlook – Tyler Williams, Nebraska Extension cropping systems educator, recaps soil moisture levels across Nebraska. Tyler also gives an overview of potential weather conditions farmers might face during harvest.
Estimating Corn Yields – Nathan Mueller, Nebraska Extension cropping systems educator, demonstrates how corn growers can estimate yields before harvest. Nathan's Excel tool can help producers formulate yield estimates more easily.
Weather Forecast – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.