Market Journal - April 14, 2017

Individual Segments

Market Analysis

Jeff Peterson, Heartland Farm Partners president, analyzes the USDA’s latest supply and demand estimates. Jeff also talks about world stocks, ethanol usage and fund positions.

Water and Food Security

A.G. Kawamura, former secretary of California’s Department of Food and Agriculture, talks about urban agriculture, water resources and food security.

Marestail Control

Greg Kruger, Nebraska Extension weed science and application technology specialist, describes a study looking at marestail’s resistance to glyphosate. Greg also talks about control options for the weed.

2018 Farm Bill

Brad Lubben, Nebraska Extension policy specialist, gives an overview of 2018 Farm Bill discussions regarding conservation, crop insurance and commodity programs.

Weather Outlook

Al Dutcher, Nebraska Extension agricultural climatologist, gives his forecast for the coming week.