Market Journal - April 8, 2016

Cattle Market Analysis – Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State Extension livestock marketing specialist, analyzes margins for beef producers, rebuilding in the U.S. cowherd and market price movements in April.

Monitor Stored Grain – Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, says dramatic temperature swings reinforce the need for corn growers to monitor the condition of their stored grain.

Giant Ragweed – Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, describes how producers can better control glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed.

Wheat Stem Sawfly – Jeff Bradshaw, Nebraska Extension entomologist, explains how parasitoids are impacting wheat stem sawfly numbers in western Nebraska.

Cage-Free Eggs – Sheila Purdum, Nebraska Extension poultry specialist, gives an overview of cage-free systems for housing egg-laying birds.

Weather Outlook – Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension associate state climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.







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