Market Journal - April 1, 2016

USDA Reports Analysis – Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, summarizes the USDA’s estimates on planting acres and grain stocks.

Hog Market Analysis – Lee Schulz, Iowa State Extension livestock economist, looks at the USDA’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report. Lee also talks about profit margins for pork producers in 2016.

Early Spring Grazing – Bruce Anderson, Nebraska Extension forage specialist, explains how producers can get the most out of pastures during early spring grazing. Bruce also outlines the dangers of grass tetany.

Scouting Winter Wheat – Stephen Wegulo, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says wheat growers can be scouting their crops for stripe rust.

Weather Outlook – Martha Shulski, Nebraska state climatologist and Nebraska State Climate Office director, recaps temperatures and moisture Nebraska experienced during winter. Martha also looks ahead to possible weather conditions during the 2016 growing season.






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