Market Journal - August 4, 2017

Individual Segments

Market Analysis

Luke Beckman, Central Valley Ag ProEdge grain sales manager, talks about crop conditions across Nebraska. Luke also analyzes corn and soybean markets leading up to the USDA’s August Crop Report.

Dicamba Injury Issues

Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension weed scientist, gives an overview of dicamba injury issues in Missouri and explains what research indicates about dicamba volatilization.

U.S. Drought Monitor

Kelly Smith, UNL communications and drought resources specialist, explains how to submit photos of local conditions to U.S. Drought Monitor authors.

NASS Rating Accuracy

Darrel Good, University of Illinois emeritus professor of ag and consumer economics, describes how closely in-season USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service crop condition ratings track final yields of corn and soybeans.

Weather Outlook

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