Market Journal - August 5, 2016

Market Analysis – Darin Newsom, DTN senior analyst, looks at corn and soybean conditions across the country. Darin also talks about export sales, South American production and the USDA’s August Crop Report.

NASS Yield Surveys – On August 12, the USDA will release its monthly crop report. For the first time this season, those numbers will include state-level production estimates made from both producer-based responses and actual field inspections. We show how Nebraska’s National Agricultural Statistics Service samples cornfields for their objective yield survey.

Soybean Aphids – Bob Wright, Nebraska Extension entomologist, explains why soybean producers should monitor aphid populations in relation to economic thresholds for treatment.

Corn Disease Outlook – Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Nebraska Extension plant pathologist, discusses the spread of southern rust in Nebraska. Tamra also talks about scouting for gray leaf spot and physoderma brown spot.

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






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